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March 5, 2013Logistics seminarArie Schreier – VP Sales and Marketingwww.PTL-Group.comExcellence in Management
www.PTL-Group.comEverything is possibleNothing is easyA foreigner is always a foreigner
www.PTL-Group.comEverything is possible1
www.PTL-Group.comThere is always someone with more connectionor more professional.There is always a chance to do it easier...
Page  5Cases, smooth importing with PTLsuggestionProductDescriptionHS code Tariff Import restriction PTLsuggestion1 Pulsa...
www.PTL-Group.comNothing is easy2
www.PTL-Group.com Things that are simple in other countries are very complicated in China Communication barrier doesn’t ...
Page  8Import Restrictions/Regulations General inspection Legal Inspection Commodity check Animal & Plant inspection...
Page  9Documents subject to Customs control Import license (Quota / License Administrative Bureau Ministry ofCommerce) ...
www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner Get shipping documents checked BEFORE sending the shipment out Plan ca...
www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner Used products, machines, molds, equipment are not welcomed in China Wo...
www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner3
In China things are rarely asthey seem so always expect(mostly bad ) surprises
 Every link in the supply chain must be monitored Logistics / financial IT Control systems: ERP, EDI Training, supervis...
www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner Nothing is obvious, specify every details in writing One accountable p...
Page  16More import tipsHS code : http://hs.e-to-china.com/http://chinahscode.com/Favorable duty for MFN (most-favored ...
PTL Group IntroductionBusiness RecoveryServicesSince 2000 PTL Group has been supporting foreign companies with establishin...
Import/ExportWarehousingMarketingRecruitmentHRRMBInvoicingFinanceAssemblyOperationsEmploymentOfficeSharing
Industrial Project Management& Manufacturing- Industrial Incubator InitiativeBusiness Recovery Services- Operational Audit...
www.PTL-Group.comShanghai Head OfficeRoom 301, 798 ZhaoJiaBang Rd.Shanghai, 200030, P. R. ChinaPhone: +86 21 64453190, Fax...
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China Logistics Seminar: Tax, Duties, Import & Export

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2013-03
Presentation at event hosted by IsCham Shanghai, BenCham Shanghai and KPMG Shanghai

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China Logistics Seminar: Tax, Duties, Import & Export

  1. 1. March 5, 2013Logistics seminarArie Schreier – VP Sales and Marketingwww.PTL-Group.comExcellence in Management
  2. 2. www.PTL-Group.comEverything is possibleNothing is easyA foreigner is always a foreigner
  3. 3. www.PTL-Group.comEverything is possible1
  4. 4. www.PTL-Group.comThere is always someone with more connectionor more professional.There is always a chance to do it easieror cheaper in another locationThe power of local governments(Duty rates, VAT refund, Inspections, licenses)Nothing is curvedin stone
  5. 5. Page  5Cases, smooth importing with PTLsuggestionProductDescriptionHS code Tariff Import restriction PTLsuggestion1 Pulsator 84341000 10% Milking machines Import Food HygieneSupervision Inspection90329000.9 5% Accessories of Automaticcontrolling instrumentsNil2 Solenoid 84818040.9 7% Other valves Certificate of Inspectionfor goods inwards39269090 7% Other articles of plastics Nil3 Power adapter 8504401990 0% Other voltage-stabilizedsupplierCCC8504401400 7% Other DC voltage-stabilizedsupplier<1KWNil4 KVM switch 8543709990 0% Other electrical machineswith individual functionsAutomatic importlicense for machinery &electrical products8517623900 0% Other transmissionapparatusNil
  6. 6. www.PTL-Group.comNothing is easy2
  7. 7. www.PTL-Group.com Things that are simple in other countries are very complicated in China Communication barrier doesn’t make is easier Cheap service provider / product = becomes very expensiveNothing is easy
  8. 8. Page  8Import Restrictions/Regulations General inspection Legal Inspection Commodity check Animal & Plant inspection Health inspection Quarantine Food hygiene supervision inspection Civil commodity import inspection certificate Pressure test for Autoclave Explosion-proof test for Hazardous materials
  9. 9. Page  9Documents subject to Customs control Import license (Quota / License Administrative Bureau Ministry ofCommerce) Certificate of inspection for goods inward (theAdministrations of Quality supervision) Import license for machinery & electrical products(BIZ Dept. of Electrical/mechanical service) Environment control release notice for poisonous chemicals(State environmental protection administration of China) Certificate of Origin (Ministry of Commerce )
  10. 10. www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner Get shipping documents checked BEFORE sending the shipment out Plan carefully shipments before/after public holidays (especiallyCNY, Q1) Logistics offers hide many unexpected costs – ask for a demo Direct contact with the forwarder/ warehouse/ driver etc. Insurance issues: warehouse, transportation, 3rd party, fidelity, andeverything in between (forklift) Transfer pricing (Chinese customs knows)How to make it a bit easier 1
  11. 11. www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner Used products, machines, molds, equipment are not welcomed in China Wooden pallets Import for export – assembly in FTZ or not? Export for import – export to FTZ? Free Trade ZonesHow to make it a bit easier 2
  12. 12. www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner3
  13. 13. In China things are rarely asthey seem so always expect(mostly bad ) surprises
  14. 14.  Every link in the supply chain must be monitored Logistics / financial IT Control systems: ERP, EDI Training, supervising, training, monitoring, training Having your own management team in China Trusted and reliable service providers in China Local partners - long term relationshipControl issues
  15. 15. www.PTL-Group.comA foreigner is alwaysa foreigner Nothing is obvious, specify every details in writing One accountable person for each process. Who is in charge? Check business license, scope of service, address andname of company matches the contract details Define clear procedure for loading and transportation Selling your product as part of a larger order or part ofsystem Distributor/client import the goods directly, no transparency,VAT refund, dutiesTips
  16. 16. Page  16More import tipsHS code : http://hs.e-to-china.com/http://chinahscode.com/Favorable duty for MFN (most-favored nation) – WTOVAT 13% or 17%Articles for exhibition (VAT + Duty can be refunded)Samples and Demo – pay only the duty imported byauthorized organizations
  17. 17. PTL Group IntroductionBusiness RecoveryServicesSince 2000 PTL Group has been supporting foreign companies with establishingwell managed independent sales and manufacturing operations in China.
  18. 18. Import/ExportWarehousingMarketingRecruitmentHRRMBInvoicingFinanceAssemblyOperationsEmploymentOfficeSharing
  19. 19. Industrial Project Management& Manufacturing- Industrial Incubator InitiativeBusiness Recovery Services- Operational AuditsInvestments and funding- Private Equity funds- Mutual fund
  20. 20. www.PTL-Group.comShanghai Head OfficeRoom 301, 798 ZhaoJiaBang Rd.Shanghai, 200030, P. R. ChinaPhone: +86 21 64453190, Fax: +86 21 64453191Email: sales@ptl-group.comArie SchreierEmail: arie@ptl-group.comCell: +86 13817825201Skype: ariesherContact Us:www. PTL-Group.comChina • Israel • The Netherlands • Italy

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