Export Procedure

Bill of Lading (BL)

A B/L is issued by the carrier or their agent to the shipper or their agent in exchange for the receipt of the cargo. It’s the proof that the carrier has received the goods from the shipper or their agent in apparent good order and condition. Bill of Lading is issued by the shipping company. It can be used as the proof of shipment for customs and insurance companies. It can be delivered to the bank as a proof, so that the seller can execute the letter of credit. It may also be sent to the buyer, so that he can pay off the contract.

Asean-China Free Trade Area Preferential Tariff Certificate of Origin (Form E)

A document required by the authorities in an importing country to prove the origin of the goods. A CO is valid for one year from the date of issuance. This CO is applied to Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. Other pre-requisites include: Registration Form, Trade Operator Registration Form or Trade qualification certificate, Organization Code Certificate, A Power of Attorney (if).