The NZ Customs and General Administration of China Customs (GACC) Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA), which was signed in March, comes into effect on Saturday 1 July 2017.
30 June 2017
The PEFML levy will increase on 1 July 2017 to 0.3 cents per litre (up from the existing rate of 0.2 cents per litre).
From the 1st July 2017, Customs will no longer advertise tariff concession applications, approvals and declines in the New Zealand Gazette.
The Customs rates of exchange for entries lodged on 17/07/2017 to 30/07/2017 (inclusive) to 31/07/2017 to 13/08/2017 (inclusive) are now available here.
You may find the following links useful:
www.CBAFF.org.nz The Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarders Federation provides industry sector training, including courses offered through an arrangement with an accredited IATA training provider.
International Transchem Management (ITM), an IATA accredited training provider, also provides dangerous goods training to the freight forwarding industry. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 09 489 5275 for further information on the courses on offer.
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