“After implementing self-service printing, as long as there is a printer and internet, you can print the certificate of origin anytime and anywhere, which not only saves us transportation costs, but also makes it more flexible. It is so convenient!” On May 20, Ying Xiujiao from Zhejiang Longyuan Trade Co., Ltd. successfully printed the certificate of origin for the goods exported to South Korea on the company computer. This is the first self-printing certificate of origin certificate completed by Lishui Customs District.
In recent years, with the implementation of the “One Belt and One Road” policy and the accelerated implementation of the national free trade zone strategy, the role of the certificate of origin of export goods play in enhancing the international competitiveness of Chinese products has become increasingly prominent, and the needs of online applications for certificates of origin increased rapidly. In order to further optimize the business environment at the port and promote cross-border trade facilitation, the General Administration of Customs has decided to fully promote the self-printing of certificates of origin from May 20 this year. Export enterprises can self-print such as: general certificate of origin, China-Australia, China-Switzerland Free Trade Agreement (FTA) certificates and other 15 kinds of certificates of origin have been opened to handle the "last mile" of the origin business. After the issuance of the self-service printing announcement, Lishui Customs quickly pushed ahead with the work by holding self-service printing training sessions on the certificate of origin of enterprises in the customs area, conducting in-depth self-printing business guidance on the certificate of origin for enterprises, and setting up self-service printing points in the customs office lobby, Currently does not have the demand of printing certificate of origin enterprise by self-service in our company.
It is known that the Lishui customs place of origin enterprises record, alternation, investigation and visa business have achieved the paperless processing, and enterprises can complete paperless declaration in the company by self-service, truly realizing more information without traveling and “once and for all” among the people, and certificate application has also achieved “zero wait”. According to statistics, from January to April 2019, Lishui Customs issued a total of 2,744 certificates of origin with a value of about $920 million, an increase by12.37 percent and 24.65 percent respectively over the same period. Next, Lishui Customs will continue to optimize the business environment, release policy dividends, and promote the development of foreign trade in the custom district. (Lishui Customs)