CUSTOMS REGULATIONS: Used household goods are usually duty-free if owned for one year, (18 months if Italian citizen), are not for resale and are imported within six months of Customer’s arrival If all documents are in order and available prior to arrival of the shipment, Customer MAY NOT have to be present at time of [...]
Roughly 500 workers, who say they have not had a pay rise in 10 years even as the cost of living has soared, are demanding a hike of around 20 percent and better work conditions.
The strike has hit a nerve in Hong Kong, where a growing wealth gap and some of the world’s highest [...]
CUSTOMS REGULATIONS: All air shipments are physically inspected Surface shipments are physically inspected at random Customer is allowed to declare one air shipment and one surface shipment imported into the People’s Republic of China within six months of the shipper’s approved import procedures. Any declaration after the two allowed are admitted full duty DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: [...]
Most people associate South Florida with sunshine. There’s a select group, however, that identifies it with speed. That group consists of more than 30 shipping lines. For them, the fastest and most strategic course for their cargo is Port Everglades.
Port Everglades has rapidly established itself as Florida leading seaport for containerized cargo. We’re [...]
CUSTOMS REGULATIONS: Re-importation of used household goods within one year requires special documents for duty-free import If Customer is not staying in the Netherlands for a minimum of 12 months, bond will have to be posted for duties and taxes Used household goods and personal effects are duty-free provided: The Customer has lived outside the [...]
The Department of Finance has no objections to repealing the common carrier’s tax (CCT) as long as Congress can come up with a counter measure to compensate for the revenue loss.
Government stands to lose P1.6 billion a year once the tax on airlines operating in the Philippines has been scrapped, according to Finance Department [...]
Moving to Hong Kong CUSTOMS REGULATIONS: All air shipments are physically inspected Surface shipments are physically inspected at random Customer is allowed to declare one air shipment and one surface shipment imported into the People’s Republic of China within six months of the shipper’s approved import procedures. Any declaration after the two allowed are admitted [...]
Moving to the UAE CUSTOMS REGULATIONS: CUSTOMER MUST BE PRESENT FOR CUSTOMS CLEARANCE All used household goods and personal effects are duty-free, subject to customer obtaining a Residence Permit All new household goods dutiable, determined by customs official All shipments subject to inspection DOCUMENTS REQUIRED: Passport (two clear copies) Detailed inventory (original and two copies) [...]
SÃO PAULO, Brazil — Brazil’s economy registered anemic growth in the third quarter as investment levels remained disappointingly low, according to figures released on Friday. The results cast doubt on policies meant to prevent Brazil from turning into a laggard among Latin America’s economies.
Gross domestic product grew just 0.6 percent from the previous quarter, [...]
Representatives of striking clerical workers at the twin California ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reached an agreement with the Harbor Employers Association guaranteeing their work would not be “outsourced” to other places, including Texas and Taiwan. The HEA had always insisted it never [...]