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  • Oct 05

    Customs and Excise Act 2018

    The new Customs and Excise act 2018 will come into effect from the 1st October 2018 and will be a replacement for the old 1996 act. The intent of this new act is still largely the same as the previous act but is less prescriptive and more principles based and is intended to provide Customs the… » more posted: 2 months 1.9 weeks ago

  • Oct 05

    Provisional Values Scheme

    With the introduction of the new Customs and Excise Act 2018 on the 01 October there is now the requirement to use Provisional Values on Imports, We have attached the Importers guide supplied by NZ Customs with the proviso that details shaded in grey have not yet been finalized, However we have also… » more posted: 2 months 1.9 weeks ago

  • Jun 01

    China Customs Advance Manifest

    Imports from ChinaChina Customs Order No. 56 has issued an adjustment effective 1st June requiring an advanced manifest to be submitted electronically 24 hours prior to vessel loading. From an import perspective, below are the mandatory data your supplier is required to present to China Customs:… » more posted: 6 months 2.4 weeks ago

  • Dec 18

    NZ Customs to increase customs levies on goods containing greenhouse gases

    We have been advised that importers to New Zealand who bring in a range of goods such as fridges, freezers, heat pumps, air conditioners and refrigerated trailers will be faced with an increase in fees as of 1st January 2016. These, and other goods, that contain synthetic greenhouse gases are… » more posted: 3 years 19.1 hours ago

  • Oct 20

    Food Act 2014 - 1 Mar 2016

    The way food safety is regulated in New Zealand is changing because on 1st March 2016 the new Food Act 2014 will take effect.  These changes will impact on food importers and the food being imported. Importers are advised that MPI has released a range of consultation documents associated with… » more posted: 3 years 2 months ago

  • Sep 16

    Increase in the minimum amount of Duty and GST payable to NZ Customs

    From 1st  October 2010,  the amount under Customs’ revenue waiver provision for imported goods will increase from $ 50 to $ 60 (commonly referred to as the ‘de minimis’). The increase has been made to offset the increase in GST to 15% from the same date. Customs will have the discretion… » more posted: 8 years 3 months ago