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Harbin cross-border logistics park starts operations

Updated : 2019-02-01

By ( chinadaily.com.cn )

A batch of commodities handled by Harbin Aviation Hub Cross-border E-commerce Logistics Park successfully passed customs clearance at Harbin Taiping International Airport Customs on Jan 29 and will be directly delivered to customers nationwide.

The commodities, weighing at 175 kilograms and at a value of 56,082 yuan ($8,367), were imported from Los Angeles through e-commerce platforms, and include health care products, glasses, and electronic watches.

The arrival of the commodities marked the official operations of the newly-built logistics park neighboring Harbin airport.

The park was established to cope with the increasing demands of cross-border e-commerce trade and commodity delivery, as well as to improve efficiency in customs clearance.

It has a planned area of 300,000 square meters. Currently only the first phase of the project is undergoing operations, which covers 142,500 sq m and has a customs supervision area of 5,000 sq m.

The park has a total of six automated sorting lines and mainly handles customs clearance of commodities imported from or exported to North America region, Russia, Japan, and South Korea.

Since the park started operations, customs clearance procedures of imported commodities have been significantly simplified, helping save customs clearance time.

E-commerce platforms, logistics companies, and third-party payment platforms just need to submit trade records and logistic information to Harbin Airport customs through an online imports custom clearance service platform. All the commodities will be checked and released immediately.

Operations of the Harbin Aviation Cross-border E-commerce Logistic Park will help boost the development of the aviation industry in Harbin and promote Harbin airport as an international aviation hub.

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Commodities imported from Log Angeles undergo customs clearance at Harbin Aviation Hub Cross-border Logistics Park on Jan 29. [Photo/dbw.cn]

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Staff members of Harbin customs check health care products imported from Los Angeles at Harbin Aviation Hub Cross-border Logistics Park on Jan 29. [Photo/dbw.cn]

 

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