Each country has its own regulations and standards governing the importation of goods. If you wish to import malleable iron pipe fittings from China to East Africa, the United States, or Saudi Arabia, etc. You must find out what the country’s certification and compliance requirements are for your product.
Importing malleable iron pipe fittings from China to East Africa – PVOC
The Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS) began implementing the Pre-Export Standards Conformity Verification Scheme (PVoC) on September 29, 2005. Products in the PVoC catalogue must obtain a Certificate of Conformity (CoC) before being shipped and must be provided to Kenya Customs; otherwise, they cannot enter Keny. In special circumstances where there is no CoC, the KEBS may inspect the batch of goods and impose a fine.
Importing malleable iron pipe fittings from China to the United States – Customs Duty
Malleable iron pipe fittings are subject to anti-dumping duties in the United States and Europe, so if you are from these regions, you will need to know how much the tax is before you place an order.
Importing malleable iron pipe fittings from China to Saudi Arabia – SABER
Saber certification process and required information:
According to Saudi Arabia’s “Saber certification”, all products entering Saudi Arabia are classified into high, medium, and low risk categories. Different types of certification are required based on the risk category. So how should the product be classified? Consider the following factors:
1) Please provide: product name + (Saudi) customs code
2) How to inquire: Please visit the Saudi Saber website (https://Saber.sa/) for more information
If you query the Saudi website, you will see a query result, but what does it mean and how should you proceed? Below are the two most common authentication methods:
1) Query result: Supplier Conformity Declaration
Method for certification: If this result occurs, you may directly register and apply for the SCOC certificate, which is the “Shipment Conformity Certificate for imported products”. With this, you will be able to sell your products in Saudi Arabia.
2) Query result: COC CertificateOR QM Certificate
The following two certificates are required if this is the result:
PC certificate: Certificate of conformity for regulated products.
SC certificate: Shipment Conformity certificate for imported products
The certification process includes: opening an importer Saber account – PC registration – test report – PC certification – delivery – SC certification
Reminder: Unless it is extremely urgent, please kindly prepare the PC certificate before shipping the goods in order to avoid being unable to clear customs of the goods reaching the destination port.
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Importing malleable iron pipe fittings from China to Egypt – CargoX
The Egyptian Ministry of Finance has announced that it will implement the Advance Cargo Information Declaration (ACID) system at all ports in the country using the NAFEZA system. It was piloted on April 1, 2021, and will be enforced on July 1, 2021 (all arrival dates).
The Egyptian government has authorized CargoX, as a blockchain provider, to act as a gateway for the transfer of original documents, including ACI declaration letters, bills of lading, and other documents.
The Ministry of Finance of Egypt designated Misr Technology Services and Egyptian Customs to jointly respond to the concerns of traders and produced a variety of help documents for traders to learn more about the relevant requirements and usage methods for reference.
Cargo Advance Registration System (ACI) Frequently Asked Questions and Guide (Chinese Version)
Cargo Advance Registration System (ACI) Frequently Asked Questions and Guide (Arabic Version)
Cargo Advance Registration System (ACI) Frequently Asked Questions and Guide (English)
Importing malleable iron pipe fittings from China to Brazil – ABNT
For Brazilian customers, be sure to ask the manufacturer whether the product meets the requirements of the ABNT certification. The pipe fittings should be printed with ABNT as well.
Importing malleable iron pipe fittings from China to the U.K. – BSI
For UK customers, be sure to ask the manufacturer whether the product meets the requirements of the BSI certification. The pipe fittings should be printed with BSI as well.
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