Trading Across Borders

This table summarizes the procedures and costs associated with setting up a business in China.

Nature of Export ProceduresDuration (days)US$ Cost
Documents preparation14210
Customs clearance and technical control270
Ports and terminal handling285
Inland transportation and handling395
Totals:21460
Nature of Import ProceduresDuration (days)US$ Cost
Documents preparation15260
Customs clearance and technical control470
Ports and terminal handling280
Inland transportation and handling3135
Totals:24545
Export documentsImport documents
Bill of ladingBill of lading
Cargo release orderCertificate of origin
Certificate of originCommercial invoice
Commercial invoiceCustoms import declaration
Customs export declarationForeign exchange authorization
Packing listPacking list
Terminal handling receipts

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1 Required Documents in China Customs Declaration 13160
2 Guide to Doing Business in China-Appointing Agents to Handle Import and Export Commodity Inspection 13420
3 Guide to Doing Business in China-Processing Trade 13319
4 Trade and custom of China Business 13327
5 Import-Export Flow Chart of China 16251

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