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Shanghai Customs Surcharges of Advance Filing Surcharge(AFS)

Dear Valued Customers,

Dear Valued Customers,
Please note that with effective from 28 June, 2014, 24 hours of Advance Filing Surcharges (AFS) and Advanced Filing Amendment Fee (AFA) charge will be implemented to all importing cargoes at Shanghai port (including transshipment cargo via Shanghai).

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1). Advance Filing Surcharge (AFS)   USD 30 per B/L
2). Advance Filing Amendment (AFA)   USD 40 per B/L

To comply with this new rule, all Shippers (Shipping Lines / Companies and Non-Vessel Operating Common Carriers (NVOCC)) must provide a complete and accurate Shipping Instruction (SI) which must be submitted to us 24 hours before CY Closing Date.

Shanghai Customs reserves the right to deny loading the containers at the Port of Loading if the information is lacking or incomplete.

If failed to provide the SI before the deadline, shipments would not be accepted for loading and all extra cost that involved will be on shipper’s account.

Should you have any queries, please feel free to contact us.
Thank you for your continuous support.

Yours Faithfully,
WM Container Line Ltd