What is an ATA Carnet and How/Why is it Used?

Saturday, January 19th, 2013

 

The acronym ATA stands for Admission Temporaire/Temporary Admission, or the ATA, and is a widely used International document.

ATA Carnet, Importance and Relevance

An ATA Carnet is used to simply move shipment from one country to the other without the need of a formal clearance or the payment of duties.  Its main function is to facilitate global trade.

ATA Carnet Categories

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Testing Products Prior to the Export

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Undertaking thorough testing of the products prior to exporting is strictly enforced by various nations. In some nations, the procedure is enforced in a genuinely strict way. Those nations have come up with a well laid out formula for the products that may be specially tested prior to the export. The procedure helps in maintaining the quality control, true value worth the investment by the buyer, and genuineness of the product.  (more…)

Countries Requiring pre-Inspection

Saturday, December 15th, 2012

Is pre Export Inspection Required?

Prior inspection or pre-inspection is where the country where you are exporting your shipment to, requires that the shipment be inspected prior to it departing the US.

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