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From June 1, APL requires that all bookings must provide HS CODE

  • Author:James
  • Source:APL notification
  • Release Date:2018-03-23
The APL issued a notice requesting the HS code to be provided at the time of booking. This rule takes effect on June 1, 2018.

Nowadays, customs around the world are increasingly demanding uniform HS codes (also called HTS codes). In order to comply with the specific requirements of customs offices around the world, APL will request them so that they can be noticed during the booking process. detail.

Therefore, as of June 1, 2018, APL will require a corresponding HS code for all goods. This rule applies to all booking channels, all types of goods and all destinations. This will ensure that customers can Obtain the confirmation result of booking in the shortest time and ensure that the goods can reach the destination smoothly.

To get the HS code for your shipment, you can also visit the Harmonized Tariff Schedule site ( in the United States.

Previously, a number of shipping companies and many countries have requested HS codes for goods.

It is believed that with more countries requesting HS coding issues, the exported goods will be required to provide HS codes. If there are goods involved in the export of these countries and shipping companies, we must pay more attention.