What do I need to export to China?

Currently, China represents 10% of the commercial activity of our country, making it seen as a great business opportunity for the thousands of Mexican companies looking to expand their sales.

If this is your case, here you will find the information you need to start exporting to China.

Get to know the Chinese market

This first step is essential to determine if your merchandise will be profitable or not. It also helps you begin to build relationships with distributors and marketers at export fairs. You can also consult the website of the Mexican Embassy in China for more information.

Sufficient stock

Before starting your export operations, make sure you have enough stock to supply your buyers’ orders. To do this, it is essential to review the volume and frequency of what you can export.

Prepare your documentation

Some of the most important papers are:

  • Management and processing of documents and certificates of the product to be exported
  • Identification of transportation and logistics
  • Hiring a customs brokerage
  • Hiring insurance

What are the requirements for exporting to China?

In addition to the above, there are essential documents to take your products to the other side of the world. Below are listed:

  • Commercial invoice
  • Packing list
  • Import license of the consignee or customs registration code
  • Certificate of origin of the product
  • Registration in the sectoral exporters registry (in case of exporting alcoholic beverages or energy drinks, as well as iron minerals and cigars).
  • Transportation documents (Bill of Lading, airway bill, and/or consignment note)
  • Insurance policy
  • Letter of instructions to the customs broker and documentary evidence of non-tariff regulations
  • Health or phytosanitary certificates if applicable
  • Proper packaging according to Chinese criteria
  • Food Sales Registration (in case of exporting food). This is issued by the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of China).

On the other hand, to avoid disputes over the declared value of your products, it is recommended to include any of the following documents:

  • Evidence of value document
  • Copy of the customer’s purchase order
  • International supplier catalogs and product literature
  • Online and/or public price lists
  • Technical documentation

Our customs agency offers customs clearance services for import and export through five patents of customs agents who are partners of our organization.

Contact us through this medium for more information.

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