Importation of SALT , SULFUR, EARTH STONE, LIME CEMENT

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Tips to importers of SALT , SULFUR, EARTH & STONE, LIME & CEMENT

In this post we explain about basic idea on how to import Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement. This information is to enlighten importers; a general tips to import salt, sulfur, earth and stone goods from overseas countries applicable to almost all countries worldwide. Once after reading these posts about import procedures and import customs clearance procedures, you will have a basic idea about the procedures and formalities on how to import various products from foreign countries. Some of the items under this category are prohibited or restricted in some countries. If you are importing any commodity, you need to collect accurate information from necessary government departments of importing country, as the details given in this post provides only a common idea about import of each product.

 

What are the special requirements to import SALT , SULFUR, EARTH & STONE, LIME & CEMENT

Different countries may have their own requirements to import Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement, although most of the procedures and formalities are same in all countries. The process and formalities to import Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement may differ from one another and in country to country. Also different procedures and formalities to import each items might be different under import of Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement. However, some of the common requirements to import Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement. in major countries are explained below:

 

 

Food safety clearance for importation of salt,sulphur, earth and stone, lime and cement

Some of the items under Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement are falling under high risk food items. For example, synthetic flavoring essence falls under one of the items falls under Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement. For example, if salt is imported, Food safety clearance of importing country has to be undergone for any import of prepared vegetables, prepared fruits, prepared nuts etc. Normally, this procedure is done by drawing sample of imported goods which is sent to respective laboratories for testing purpose. The imported goods are released only after obtaining favorable test report. If such imports are regularly taken place, import shipments are selected randomly for inspection.

 

Hazardous waste handling, management and trans boundary movement

Since some of the items under Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement are hazardous waste, import of such products are allowed in many countries with permit from Ministry of environment and forest only.

 Test report of analysis from an accredited laboratory of exporting country.

If importing products fall under hazardous waste, import of wastes containing principally inorganic constituents-sulfur in solid form is permitted subject to laboratory test report of analysis from an accredited laboratory of exporting country. Such test report has to be retained for two years, in case of non fulfillment of condition mentioned above; the importer shall re-export the hazardous waste in question at his cost within 90 days from the date of its arrival into importing country.

 

Import of wastes from mining operations: In most of the countries, as per hazardous wastes (Management, handling and trans boundary movement) rules, import of waste from mining operations in non dispersible form, silica wastes in solid form excluding those used in foundry operations is permitted subject to permit from ministry of forest and environment with test report from accredited lab of exporting country.

 

Certificate to meet specifications of quality agency of importing country

Some of the items under this category can be importing with certificate obtained from quality department appointed by importing country to meet their requirement. In India, BIS – Bauru of Indian Standard is such government agency to issue such certificate to import goods under inorganic chemicals, organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals and isotopes.

 

CVD on RSP based valuation to import salt,sulphur, earth and stone, lime and cement

Some products under this category attract CVD on RSP based valuation at some of importing country when such goods are brought from overseas countries.

 

Procedures to import SALT , SULFUR, EARTH & STONE, LIME & CEMENT

As you know, under any importation of goods, necessary import documentation and customs clearance procedures at importing country have to be completed as per foreign trade policy of respective importing countries. For importing Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement also, import entry documents along with carrier’s document (Bill of Lading /Airway bill), commercial invoice, packing list, certificate of origin and other required documents are filed and necessary import procedures are completed to take delivery of imported goods. Nowadays, necessary information is filed online and produces required documents at the time of inspection, assessment or delivery of import of goods at destination customs location.

 

The international partners of countries share quality measures each other and exempt from multiple inspection on same products both for export and import. However, in most of the developed countries, the export goods from third countries need to be certified at exporting country under agencies at load port and at importing country as per the norms of importing country.

 

Certificate of Origin to import salt,sulphur, earth and stone, lime and cement

The source of origin of imported Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement is required in almost all countries. So a certificate of origin issued by necessary approved authorities at exporting country is required to import prepared vegetables, prepared fruits, prepared nuts etc. Certificate of origin helps to determine origin of imported goods to avail exemption on import duties and other procedures based on different agreement between countries under their foreign trade policy.

 

Prior notice to importing country.

In some countries, prior notice regarding import of Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement has to be filed before arrival of goods in entry port of importing country.

In this article, the documentation, process and formalities to import are explained. As explained above, this information are generally applicable for all countries. These details on how to import are given to provide a basic idea to bring Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement from foreign country. Specific requirements for each importing country need to be followed by importers and exporters of Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement.

I hope, the above information helps you in gaining basic knowledge on documentation, procedures and formalities in importation of Salt, sulfur, earth and stone, lime and cement.

  

   

 

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Shashi Patel : I am Civil Engg and proprietor of my Co. railways contractor for turn key projects of S&T, new toImpot/Export business. At present I am working on viability study of exporting deicing salt to Some purchaser in S korea who has offered CIF rate for theproduct. I have got product rate from manufacturer and its handling cost ie FOB/kandla price. Now am looking for good freight forwarder with CHA license who could dohis part in exporting de icing salt from kandla/ Mudra port to S korea.50000MT+-10%, Bulk shipment, no need bag, two port discharge, Pyeongtaek portand kun San .I have apprehension about the product to be exported also from custom side. How togo ahead now, if you can guide me.

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