Regulatory changes to China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM)

Written on the 1 June 2018 by Peter Brueckner

POWERHOUSE Logistics would like to inform our clients of regulatory changes in China.

As of the 1st June 2018 you may be asked to provide further information such as your ABN or ACN or your Chinese Customers USCI (United Social Credit Identifier) or OC (Organization Code)

Suppliers may request that you provide your Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status which is your ABN or ACN number. 

Below is the notice about the regulatory changes to China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) by China Customs with effective from 1st June 2018.

China Market Update:

Revised regulatory changes to China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM).

Applicable for all cargo shipments involving the China Ports, regardless of export, import or relay.

Please be informed that with effect from 01 June 2018 and as per the latest adjustments on the release of Order No. 56 [2017] by the China Customs pertaining to the changes in regulations to the CCAM, all BL Parties with cargo shipments involving the China Ports, regardless of export, import or relay will be required to comply with the following regulatory requirements as per below.

Should these details not be provided, your consignment may be at risk of being held by the Chinese Authorities including relay shipments.

Additional Manifest Submission Requirements:

  • Submission must include an accurate and a total representation of all goods under the Bills of Lading (BL)
  • Submission must be made using a dedicated template click here, and that all completed documents must be submitted together with your Shipping Instruction (SI)
  • For EDI SI submission, it is required to submit the dedicated template via email
  • All information must be submitted no later than the AMS cut-off time: 24 hours prior to vessel ETA at Port of Loading (POL)
Should you require any further information on this matter please contact us for an in depth discussion on what is required to ensure that your cargo is not affected.

Author: Peter Brueckner