Clearance Policy

Opinions from General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China on Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Cooperation Zone

  It is a major measure that leverages the comparative advantage of Shenzhen and Hong Kong for reform and opening up in new era. It is also of great significance to further leveraging the new advantages of Shenzhen Special Economic Zone to development and promoting the cooperation between Guangdong province, Hong Kong and Macao. According to Overview Development Plan of Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Cooperation Zone approved by the State Council, General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China provide opinions on Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Cooperation Zone as follows: 
  1. Support Qianhai to develop the Pilot Zone for close cooperation between Hong Kong and mainland
  (I) Promote the pilot project for mutual recognition between Shenzhen and Hong Kong. It will support exchanges and cooperation on inspection methods & standards between the designated agencies for inspection & quarantine in mainland and inspection agencies recognized by government of Hong Kong in Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Cooperation Zone; It will explore the specific content and way of mutual recognition of inspection results to achieve the mutual recognition gradually based on the execution of article 10 of Supplementary Agreement to Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement.
   (II) Promote the development of inspection and appraisal institutions in Qianhai. It will support the third-party inspection appraisal agencies to set up agencies in Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Cooperation Zone and actively unify the procedure for examining and approving the import and export commodity inspection & appraisal organizations for Chinese and foreign investment .It will take advantage of resources of third-party inspection appraisal agencies to make conformity assessment on import and export commodities.
   (III) Support the development of logistics center in Qianhai and Hong Kong airport. It will support Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Zone as the storage backyard of global logistics center in Hong Kong airport, in order to realize the strategic concept of “ Promoting the City’s Prosperity by its Port" by virtue of Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Cooperation Zone with the geographical advantage and convenient traffic of Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
   (IV) Support the construction of storage center of “Front Store Back Storage” in Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area. It will give full play to the comparative advantages of Shenzhen and Hong Kong, and support the construction of Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area as storage and transportation center of “Front Store Back Storage” through  development of Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong modern logistics industry.
   (V) Support the development of inspection and quarantine facility in Qianhai ports; It will support the inspection and quarantine institution in Qianhai to improve service and give it policy supports in aspects such as infrastructure, check-out facility, informationalization facility, staffing, budgets arrangements and so on; It will  support the core capability development of public health quarantine in the ports; It will cooperate with local governments to make communications with administration departments of the State Council and strengthen the support on inspection and quarantine institution in Qianhai from the perspective of organization establishments and human resource allocation.
   (VI) Support Qianhai as the pioneer to establish the first-class port; It will support Qianhai to establish the public information platform by its local E-port and share information on declaration, logistics information and regulation among local enterprises, related units and inspection and quarantine organizations; It will support the innovation for enterprise management model, business process, customs clearance and service concept in Qianhai Shenzhen - Hong Kong Modern Service Cooperation Zone; It will utilize policy advantages brought by pioneering attempt, so as to create the first-class port with lowest cost, flash clearance and best service. 
  2. Support the reform and innovation of inspection and quarantine supervision model in Qianhai.
   (VII) Explore the model of quick customs clearance in Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area. On the basis of fully making use of existing convenient clearance measures, it will explore the model of quick custom clearance that is suitable for the development of goods trade in the Bonded Port Area . It shall guarantee the smooth clearance for the goods transferred from other ports in Shenzhen to Qianhai Bay Bonded Ports and the goods transferred from Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area to other ports.
   (VIII) Simplify procedures and improve administration efficiency. The special goods passing through the Qianhai Bay Bonded Port area is free from quarantine and approval; It will simplify the procedures for importing filings and pre-checking before shipment and delegate the filing acceptance and first review approval of importing and exporting of old mechanical and electronical products in the jurisdiction to inspection and quarantine institution in Qianhai Bay Bonded Port area. It will delegate the power of granting port hygienic license in the jurisdiction to the inspection and quarantine institution in Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area.It will utilize the new generation of information technology such as Internet and so on to the pilot on mobile law-enforcing of inspection and quarantine in the cooperation zone, so as to   improve intelligent and paperless service .
   (IX) Support the exploration on quick examination and clearance for both imported and exported goods. According to prevailing rules for conformity assessment , it will integrate sampling, inspection, checking, evaluation, verification, assurance of conformity, registration, recognition, approval into practise. On the basis of improving credit managements, sort managements and risk managements, it will explore the model of reporting releasing, customs releasing, sampling releasing, regulation releasing and so on ; It will improve the examination and passing efficiency and accelerate the customs clearance. It will study the application of imported commodity traceability system to the customer clearance.
   (X) Support the innovation in the international transit distribution in Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area. It will adapt itself to the international logistics trading development and give play to the Shenzhen-Hong Kong location advantages. It will support innovation in international transit distribution in the Bonded Port Area and enhance the service function in the Bay Bonded Port Area under the condition that the security risk is under control and the access requirements are met.
   (XI) Support the exploration of cross-border e-commerce inspection and quarantine. It will cooperate with Qianhai Bay Bonded Port Area to establish new type of goods distribution trading platform and create envisage of international e-commerce logistics distribution center in South China. It acts as pioneer for undertaking pilot project for cross-border e-commerce inspection and quarantine with Chinese characteristics in Bonded Port Area. It will put the platform enterprises and their products on records and under access administration; it will formulate supervision plan and make use of the checking resources of inspection and quarantine for conformity assessments. It will identify the legal responsibility for e-commerce enterprise clearly and strengthen the traceability and management of recalled products.  
   (XII) Support the development of low-carbon economy in Qianhai Cooperation Zone. It will take pilot test on low-carbon certification in Qianhai Cooperation Zone; It will promote the “low-carbon city pilot project” and “carbon trading pilot project” in Shenzhen; It will strive for achieving cross-border carbon trade between Shenzhen and Hong Kong.
  3. Support concentrated development of modern service industry in Qianhai Bonded Port Area 
   (XIII) Support the vehicle import in the Bonded Port Area; It will support the application of CBU port by the Bay Bonded Port Area .It will support the Qianahi Bay Bonded Port Area to be the designated CBU port ; It will support the innovation in CBU inspection and supervision and assist it on the smooth development of CBU project.
   (XIV) Support the Bonded Port Areas as the designated port-of-entry for more imported fruits, animal and plant-derived food, nursery stock and so on; It will support the development of specialized port in Qianhai Bay; It will support the application for designated port-of entry for more imported fruits, animal and plant-derived food, nursery stock and so on by local government.
   (XV) Support the establishment of credit system in Bonded Port Area. Support the establishment of unified AD platforms and credit management system and sharing the enterprise credit information. It will gradually adopt the third party credit report to the sort managements, credit managements, “AA level” enterprise assessment and promote the development of credit service industry.
   (XVI) Support the quick development of modern logistics industry by utilizing preferential policy of origins in the Bonded Port Area. It will issue the origin visa to the exporting commodity which meets the standards of China origins in Bonded Port Area It will support the certification of origin visa for cross-border e-commerce and explore the way of management on the certification of origin visa that is adapting to cross-border e-commerce features.
   (XVII) Support the concentrated development such as wine industry in Bonded Port Area. It will support the establishment of quick test laboratory for wine product in Qianhai Shenzhen and Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zones; It shall realize the quick examination and passing for wine product in Bay Bonded Port Area and improve the efficiency for customs clearance. On the basis of comprehensive assessment on traceability managements, enterprise credit, product quality, wine archive managements, it will explore the convenient measures of wine inspection and supervision in the Qianhai Trading Show Center. It will support the creation of wine trading show center in Qianhai.
   (XVIII) Support the immigration checking and maintenance in Bonded Port Area; it will support the establishment of inspection and maintenance center for global inspection and after-sale service, in order to meet multinational enterprise’s demand on global production and concentrated maintenance and drive the development of emerging strategic industry such as high-end equipment manufacturing industry in Shenzhen.