SWEDENEXIM POLICY
Trade Agreements•   United Nations (UN);•   World Customs Organization (WCO);•   World Trade Organization (WTO);•   Counci...
Major Ports•   Port of Gothenburg•   Port of Halmstad•   Port of Helsingborg•   Port of Karlshamn•   Port of Malmö•   Port...
Sea Route• A new direct shipping route between Gothenburg  and India• The route has been started by the Indian  government...
Import Procedure• Sweden is a full member state of the  European Union, so EU tariffs, rules and  regulations to imports f...
Import Documents•   commercial invoice•   a bill of lading•   shipping documents•   According to Swedish customs regulatio...
Import Duties• levied on an ad-valorem basis• basis of this valuation is on the price actually  paid or payable for the go...
Additional Duties & Taxes•   Antidumping Duty•   Excise Duty•   Countervailing•   Watch Duty Rate•   Value Added Tax (VAT)...
Import Prohibitions•   Atlantic red tuna fish originating from Belize, Panama, and Honduras•   Toys and games containing c...
Import RestrictionsHuman semenSoilWireless telephonesDrugs/medications for private individualsDangerous Goods as defined b...
Import Provisions•   Drugs•   Medicines•   Weapons and their parts•   Alcohol•   Personal Effects•   Samples•   Gifts
Export ProcedureExporting from Sweden requires:• Export Compliance• Knowledge of your commodity• Proper documentation incl...
Export Prohibitions• The following commodities are prohibited out of Sweden:• Atlantic red tuna fish (Thunnus Thynnus) ori...
Sweden Restrictions• Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA Non perishable food, except to EU member states Guns and weapons -...
Process of movement of return/repair     consignment from Sweden• An AIRWAYBILL and INVOICE must accompany  each shipment....
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  1. 1. SWEDENEXIM POLICY
  2. 2. Trade Agreements• United Nations (UN);• World Customs Organization (WCO);• World Trade Organization (WTO);• Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS);• Nordic Council• European Union
  3. 3. Major Ports• Port of Gothenburg• Port of Halmstad• Port of Helsingborg• Port of Karlshamn• Port of Malmö• Port of Nynäshamn• Port of Stockholm
  4. 4. Sea Route• A new direct shipping route between Gothenburg and India• The route has been started by the Indian government-owned shipping line, the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI)• The transport time will be approximately 20 days.• The Port of Gothenburg has seven direct routes to ports outside Europe - three to Asia, two to North America, one to Central America and one to Australia via South Africa• The Swedish agent for The Shipping Corporation of India is Freightman AB
  5. 5. Import Procedure• Sweden is a full member state of the European Union, so EU tariffs, rules and regulations to imports from non-EU countries apply• the single document form (SAD) has been designed to cover all movements of goods (importation, exportation and transit)• Electronic documents can also be used
  6. 6. Import Documents• commercial invoice• a bill of lading• shipping documents• According to Swedish customs regulations the invoice must contain: – The sellers name and address – The buyers name and address – The date when the invoice was made out – Number and type of packages (cases, parcels or containers) – Gross weight plus marks and numbers – Name and quantity of the commodity according to general commercial terms along with the price for each product – Discounts together with conditions of delivery and payment
  7. 7. Import Duties• levied on an ad-valorem basis• basis of this valuation is on the price actually paid or payable for the goods when sold for export to Sweden, with the addition of certain costs such as freight and insurance if these are not included in the price
  8. 8. Additional Duties & Taxes• Antidumping Duty• Excise Duty• Countervailing• Watch Duty Rate• Value Added Tax (VAT)• Technical Barriers to Trade (TBTs)
  9. 9. Import Prohibitions• Atlantic red tuna fish originating from Belize, Panama, and Honduras• Toys and games containing copper sulfate• All forms of asbestos fibers• L-Trytophane and any items having L-trytophane as an ingredient• Rubber erasers that are similar in appearance to food products that are easily ingested• Medical thermometers containing mercury intended for human consumption• Certain Beef hormones• CFC, HCFC, e.g. products containing foam rubber, aerosols (hair sprays), or fire extinguishers containing halon• PCB, PCT products, e.g. transformer oil• Products which have been surface-treated with cadmium or containing cadmium substances• Drugs prescription & Non prescription• All products containing the biocide dimethylfumarate
  10. 10. Import RestrictionsHuman semenSoilWireless telephonesDrugs/medications for private individualsDangerous Goods as defined by IATANon perishable food, except to EU member statesGuns and weapons - strictly controlled by licenseWildlife - controlled by CITES and health restrictions
  11. 11. Import Provisions• Drugs• Medicines• Weapons and their parts• Alcohol• Personal Effects• Samples• Gifts
  12. 12. Export ProcedureExporting from Sweden requires:• Export Compliance• Knowledge of your commodity• Proper documentation including permits, licenses and related certificate of origins• Any Pre-shipment requirements from the destination country
  13. 13. Export Prohibitions• The following commodities are prohibited out of Sweden:• Atlantic red tuna fish (Thunnus Thynnus) originating from Belize, Panama, and Honduras• Toys and games containing copper sulfate• All forms of asbestos fibers• L-Trytophane and any items having L-trytophane as an ingredient• Rubber erasers that are similar in appearance to food products that are easily ingested• Medical thermometers containing mercury intended for human consumption• Certain Us Beef hormones• CFC, HCFC, e.g. products containing foam rubber, aerosols (hair sprays), or fire extinguishers containing halon• PCB, PCT products, e.g. transformer oil• Products which have been surface-treated with cadmium or containing cadmium substances
  14. 14. Sweden Restrictions• Dangerous Goods as defined by IATA Non perishable food, except to EU member states Guns and weapons - strictly controlled by license Wildlife - controlled by CITES and health restrictions
  15. 15. Process of movement of return/repair consignment from Sweden• An AIRWAYBILL and INVOICE must accompany each shipment. (for Customs purposes). The invoice MUST be produced on letter headed paper. One original and 4 copies of the completed invoice is required that will accompany the shipment.• Items for repair should move under OPR (Outward Processing Relief)

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