Pingxiang, Guangxi, September 9 (Yang Chen, Ran Jinghang, Li Zhenglun) On September 8, the exhibits of the 9th China-ASEAN Expo (hereinafter referred to as the East Expo) arrived at the Guangxi Friendship Pass for the first time, and after passing the customs supervision and inspection of the Friendship Customs, and after completing the customs clearance procedures at the port, they were sent to the Nanning International Convention and Exhibition Center. It is reported that the batch of exhibits came from Vietnam and entered the country by land transportation, with a total of 7 boxes and 20.74 tons, containing 0 types of exhibits such as cosmetics and beverages.

The Customs of the Friendship Customs inspected the exhibits entering the 20th China-ASEAN Expo. Photo by Ran Jinghang

In order to ensure the efficient entry of exhibits through the Friendship Pass Port, the Customs of the Friendship Customs has opened special service windows for the East Expo at various business sites to carry out supervision training on the exhibits of the East Expo in advance; Set up a special class for customs clearance services for exhibits at the East Expo to grasp the import needs of exhibits by connecting with enterprises in advance; Relying on the smart logistics management and control platform, special logistics routes are delineated in advance for cross-border vehicles transporting exhibits at the East Expo at the port, and special inspection parking spaces are reserved in advance; Provide convenient customs clearance policies such as special class inspection for exhibits to ensure that exhibits can be quickly cleared under the premise of safety.

"This is the first batch of exhibits to be transported into China by land port this year. Through the intervention of the customs department in advance, we understood the variety and quantity of exhibits we declared, and completed the supervision quickly and accurately, which provided a guarantee for us to deliver the exhibits to the exhibition site as scheduled. In the next step, we consider bringing more exhibits into China through the Friendship Pass. Meng Guoliang, general manager of Sinotrans Pingxiang Branch, introduced.

It is reported that the inbound exhibits of this East Expo adopt the integrated customs clearance mode of "port + on-site" rapid inspection and release, in order to ensure the rapid customs clearance of exhibits, the friendship customs customs strengthens the linkage with the on-site customs, strengthens the declaration guidance of enterprises, and provides 7*24 hours consulting services for enterprises to ensure that enterprises report accurately and quickly.

"The East Expo involves a wide variety of exhibitions, and according to the needs of enterprises in the jurisdiction, we timely answer the difficulties encountered in the application process for enterprises through enterprise liaison officers and WeChat groups of related enterprises. At the same time, we maintain an efficient response mechanism for enterprise-related problems, and implement special personnel docking and communication for exhibits in all links at the port to ensure that customs clearance problems can be solved as soon as possible. Lin Xiaoming, deputy section chief of the comprehensive business section of the customs of Youyi Customs, introduced.

In recent years, with the upgrading of economic and trade quality between China and ASEAN countries, Guangxi, as China's frontier window to ASEAN, has continued to deepen economic and trade cooperation with ASEAN countries, and has built a good cross-border industrial system through land and sea channels.

According to customs statistics from the Friendship Pass, in the first seven months of this year, imports and exports to ASEAN through the Friendship Pass reached 7.2229 billion yuan, accounting for 6.6 percent of the country, an increase of 2.1 times, accounting for 9 percent of the total import and export value of the port. (End)