China Customs ups scrutiny

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China customs is increasing the scrutiny of inbound/advance manifest data for all shipments destined for China reports American President Lines (APL)

It said any amendments made after the submission of the inbound arrival manifest 5 days prior to vessel’s arrival will cause significant delays and incur fines from China customs.

APL is advising shippers should pay particular attention to ensure that information, particularly seal numbers, on their shipping instructions submitted to carriers is accurate and timely.