Chinanews.com Suifenhe February 23 (Li Baoxin reporter Wang Lin) Heilongjiang Free Trade Pilot Zone Suifenhe District released news on the 23rd that Suifenhe Customs ’epidemic situation and customs clearance" are not wrong ", relying on the Internet to implement" Cloud Customs "office Mode, combined with green channels, fast inspection and quick release, flexible supervision and other measures to protect imports and exports, help resume work, protect spring ploughing, and help China-Russia trade develop steadily.
Since the outbreak, as of 24:00 on February 22, 2020, Suifenhe City, Heilongjiang Province has reported 0 confirmed cases of new crown pneumonia. As a "hundred-year port", the city strictly controls the prevention and control of enterprises' resumption of work and production, so that the epidemic prevention and control and economic development can be "double-handed, not wrong."
Suifenhe customs officers inspected the vegetables. Photo courtesy of Suifenhe Area of Heilongjiang Free Trade Pilot Area
Suifenhe Customs has established a green channel for epidemic prevention and control materials clearance to ensure that materials reach the frontline of epidemic prevention and control in a timely manner; implement tax and fee reduction policies and measures, and exempt imported customs materials from customs duties and value-added tax. At the same time, in order to avoid contact and gathering of people, Suifenhe promotes "line-to-line" and "screen-to-screen" online transactions with "Cloud Customs". As of February 21, the local government has accepted 12,705 votes for import and export declarations in 2020, supervised 1.519 million tons of imported and exported goods, and the value of the goods was US $ 23.327 million.
In order to help enterprises resume work and resume production, Suifenhe Customs implemented the "quick inspection and quick release" and "first release and then inspection" measures. From January 1 to February 21, 2020, 87 batches of 198 imported grain samples will be sampled and tested, and 22,100 tons of imported soybeans, corn and other grains will be quickly inspected and released, with a value of 39.314 million U.S. dollars; Concentrate is 432,000 tons, with a value of 38.538 million US dollars.
Suifenhe customs officers adhere to their posts to ensure customs clearance. Photo courtesy of Suifenhe Area of Heilongjiang Free Trade Pilot Area
In order to serve the rapid customs clearance of spring ploughing agricultural materials, Suifenhe City has implemented convenient measures such as “replacement first and then declaration” and “merger of manifests” for imported fertilizers. From the first import on February 7, 2020 to February 21, 8007.92 tons of imported Russian potash was quickly inspected and released, with a value of US $ 2.098 million.
Suifenhe Customs business is in progress. Photo courtesy of Suifenhe Area of Heilongjiang Free Trade Pilot Area
In order to effectively increase the supply of fresh fruits and vegetables to Russia, Suifenhe Customs encourages the export model of "origin quarantine and certificate issuance at ports". For those who have difficulties in quarantine and certificate issuance at fruit and vegetable places, inspection and quarantine can be implemented at the port and permits are released. Fruits and vegetables qualified for inspection and quarantine are assembled and shipped out of the country. As of February 21, 2020, a total of 6274.1 tons of Russian fruits and vegetables were tested and released, with a value of 5.472 million US dollars. (Finish)