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Import-export Flow Chart

Chart: Import and Export Flow Chart
Chart: Import and Export Flow Chart

Approval Documents Required in Customs Declaration
 for Imports of Special Commodities

CommodityItemApproving AuthoritiesApproval Documents
Endangered wild animals and plants Application should be made by the importer to the provincial wild animals and plants administration department, which should prepare a recommendation within 10 working days upon receipt of the application and submit it together with all application materials to the State Council’s wild animals and plants administration department for approval.Import and Export Approval Certificate
Food productsPre-packaged Food LabellingPrior to imports of pre-packaged food products, the importer or agent should apply to the designated inspection and quarantine authorities for an inspection by presenting samples of the Chinese labels of the food products and the documentary proofs of the contents specified therein together with a letter of undertaking from the enterprise concerned. The designated inspection and quarantine authorities should review the format of the labels, and inspect specifically the batches selected through on-site inspection and label examination.The designated inspection and quarantine authorities will, upon verification of the related documents, release the imported pre-packaged food products not selected for inspection on the basis of the letter of undertaking issued by the importer or agent.
Cosmetics Consignee of imported cosmetics should apply for record filing with the inspection and quarantine authorities at its place of business registration by submitting paper documents as well as electronic information through the Registration Systems of Imported Food and Cosmetic Importers and Exporters (http://ire.eciq.cn). Upon record filing, the consignee may freely choose a port in China as the port of entry where application can be made for inspection.Imported Goods Inspection and Quarantine Certificate
DrugsAnabolic agents and peptide hormonesApplication should be made by the importer to the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA) which should, within 15 days upon receipt of the application, decide whether imports are allowed.Drugs Import Licence
Narcotic drugs and
psychotropic drugs
Application should be made to the CFDA.Narcotic Drugs Import Licence or Psychotropic Drugs Import Licence
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