Process to Import Copper and Copper Articles


Importing procedures for Copper and Copper Articles

Hazardous wastes handling

As per hazardous wastes (management, handling and transboundary movement) rules, 2008, import of copper and copper alloy scrap in metallic, non-dispersible form (basel no. B1010 of part d of schedule iii to the said rules) and mixed non-ferrous metal, heavy fraction scrap, not containing any of the constituents mentioned in schedule ii to the extent of concentration limits specified therein (basel no. B 1050 of part d of schedule ii of the said rules) is permitted by actual users or by importers registered with the state

Certificate from Pollution control board to import

Necessary certificate from pollution board has to be attached along with other documents, as a part of documentation methods to import some of the items under Copper and Copper Articles.

Pre shipment inspection Certificate

Necessary pre shipment inspection certificate issued by the inspection agency certified by the exporting country or approved by other government agency of exporting country has to be arranged for importation of certain items under Copper and Copper Articles.

RSP based valuation for import of some items under Copper and Copper Articles

Some of the items under Copper and Copper Articles fall under RSP based valuation to estimate import tax. CVD is calculated on the basis of RSP based valuation to determine import duty. RSP means retail sale price. Retail Sale Price RSP means the maximum price at which the excisable goods in packaged form may be sold to the ultimate consumer and includes all taxes local or otherwise, freight, transport charges, commission payable to dealers, and all charges towards advertisement, delivery, packing, forwarding and the like, as the case may be, and the price is the sole consideration for such sale.

Common requirements to import

Registration to act as an Importer: Government registration is required to become an importer in the country to act as an importer. Foreign Trade government office of respective country is responsible to issue such authorization to become an importer. In India, IEC number (Import Export Code Number) is obtained from the office of Director General of Foreign Trade office to operate as an importer and exporter in India. Registration procedures to act as an importer are a onetime process, but renewal may be required as per the terms and conditions of such foreign trade office of a country.

In most of the countries, the information on such registration for importer – exporter is linked with customs location and reserve bank, as process of imports and exports are online digitalized. So the importer of Copper and Copper Articles is also required to contact concerned government agencies of their importing country to verify whether such onetime registration is necessary or not.

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Procedures to import:
As per the mutual agreement between buyer and seller, the import shipment is taken place. Pricing, quality specifications, terms of payment, terms delivery, mode of transport and other terms and conditions are agreed and mentioned in purchase order and import shipment of Copper and Copper Articles is effected accordingly.

As you know, under any importation of goods, necessary import documentation and customs clearance procedures at importing country have to be completed either importer’s customs broker or importer directly as per foreign trade policy of respective importing country. For importing Copper and Copper Articles 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 under Copper and Copper Articles. 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, as per the policy of most of the developed countries import of goods from Least Developed Countries (LDC) need to be certified by authorized agencies before export. So, if any import of Copper and Copper Articles takes place, the details of such information can be obtained from necessary government agencies of importing country.

Certificate of Origin to import Copper and Copper Articles: The source of origin of imported Copper and Copper Articles is required in almost all countries. So a certificate of origin issued by necessary approved authorities at exporting country is required to import Copper and Copper Articles. Certificate of origin helps to determine origin of imported goods to avail exemption on import duties and taxes. Different unilateral, multilateral and bilateral agreement between countries also allows imports and exports with exemption of import duties where in Certificate of Origin is the primary proof on country of origin of importing goods under Copper and Copper Articles.

Bilateral and Unilateral agreements under importation of Copper and Copper Articles:

The countries each other may have bilateral, multilateral and unilateral agreements which exempt documentation and rates of import tax and duties. The importers have to collect accurate information from necessary government agencies before import of Copper and Copper Articles.

Restriction to import

Some of the materials are prohibited to import in some countries based on their foreign trade policy on imports. So importer can cross check the requirements of import of their products before placing order with overseas buyer.

Prohibition to import

Some of the materials are prohibited to import in some countries based on their foreign trade policy on imports. So importer can cross check the requirements of import of their products before placing order with overseas buyer.

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

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