Chinese customs halves clearing time


Good news for businesses importing from and exporting to China. The Chinese Customs Authority has announced that it has been successful in halving the customs clearance time for imports, two years ahead of schedule.

Import clearing time is now 36.7 hours, which is over 60 percent less than it was in 2017.
Export clearing time is now down to 2.6 hours, which is almost 80% lower.

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