• Recommendations of the Customs Union Authority's seventh joint meeting with the private sector


    ​Gentlemen/ Members of the Chamber


    Asharqia Chamber presents you with its best regards and informs you that it has received the letter of the Federation of Saudi Chambers No. (43105234) dated 18/1/1444 AH, in which reference is made to the letter of the Federation of Chambers of the Gulf Cooperation Council No. (AG/C/223) and dated 19/7/ 2022 AD),​ n addition to the letter of the General Secretariat of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf regarding the confirmation of (the recommendations of the seventh meeting of the Customs Union Authority with the private sector) proposed by the Gulf Customs Union Authority and requesting its circulation to the relevant authorities of importers, exporters, and customs clearance offices and to provide the General Secretariat with what opposes the application of those Recommendations from difficulties or obstacles, and they are as follows:

    • Commitment to the need to attach detailed invoices with shipments in general and to disclose the true value actually paid.
    • The use of pallets in the trade exchanges between the countries of the Cooperation Council.
    • Reducing the import of goods that do not bear an indication of origin and not importing counterfeit goods and adhering to the unified customs law system and the unified guide to customs procedures at the first entry points in the GCC countries.
    • Requesting permits in advance to import restricted goods by the relevant government agencies and attaching permits before shipments arrive at the port of entry in order to avoid delays and to work with pre-clearance. 

    Sincerely yours

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