Rules and Regulations

Changes to China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) for All Inbound Cargo To China

9th May 2018


Notice To Shippers
Exports To China
Regulatory Changes to China Customs Advance Manifest (CCAM) For All Inbound Cargo To China


Dear Client,


Please be informed that with effect from 1st June 2018 and as per the release of Order No. 56 [2017] by China Customs pertaining to changes in regulations to the CCAM, all shippers or parties with Export Cargo to China will be required to comply with additional regulatory requirements.


• ANL must submit manifest details to China Customs at least 24 hours prior to loading, for all vessels which are going to, via or out of any of the mainland ports in China.


To Comply with this rule, ANL requires your complete and accurate Shipping / Forwarding Instructions at least 48 hours prior to vessel arrival at the Port of Loading.


• Manifest submission details must include an accurate and a total representation of all goods as declared under the Bills of Lading (BL) .


Additional Shipping / Forwarding Instructions Requirements


For Consignor Company Code, ( ABN Number)Phone NumberMandatory
Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) StatusOptional
Company Code, ( USCC – Tax Code )Phone NumberMandatory if not “To Order”
Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) StatusOptional
Notify Party’s Company Code,( USCC Tax Code)Phone Number Mandatory if “To Order”

Above will be required for any vessel departing from the Australian Load Ports as of the 1st June 2018 and we would appreciate that this extra data is supplied to ensure that there are no penalties / fines and or delays with the Customs Clearance and delivery of cargo to the consignee.


We will advise of any further updates, and in the meantime if you have any queries please contact our Customer Service Centre on:


Exports General 1800 246 246


Exports Reefer 1800 248 248


Thank you for your business and continued support.


ANL Customer Service Centre