The 127th Canton Fair will be held from June 15 to 24, which is also the first “online” Canton Fair in history. Guangzhou Customs quickly formulated a policy of “combination boxing”, launched eight service measures, and fully supported the holding of an online Canton Fair of “special period, special significance, special measures, and special highlights”.
Multiple measures to improve orders
Success rate of “online matchmaking”
Deng Qiang, Deputy customs chief of Guangzhou Convention and Exhibition Center affiliated to Guangzhou Customs, introduced that “eight measures” include a number of new initiatives of “pioneering” by the customs, such as the first time to “move online” the consultation desk in the conference, fully connect with the interactive platform of Guangzhou Fair, provide online consultation, open live broadcast room and other innovative services, and support the accumulation of new momentum of cross-border e-commerce development through optimizing professional and technical services Measures to provide “customized” services for foreign trade enterprises and improve the success rate of “online matching” of orders.
Compared with the resident supervision service mode of the physical exhibition, the service measures taken by Guangzhou Customs to support the online holding of the fair are more distinctive, such as more optimized consultation forms. Continue the form of setting up a service advisory desk during the Canton Fair, set up an online advisory desk “the window of Canton Fair customs” to connect with the official website of Canton Fair, connect with the external service hotline platform of “Guangzhou Customs 12360”, microblog, customs portal and other channels, and “all-weather” online provide enterprises with customs supervision, import and export tariff and other tax collection management, import and export inspection Consultation services such as quarantine; innovative opening of Customs live room on the official website of the Canton Fair, and “face-to-face” policy propaganda for enterprises through animation video, online live broadcast of customs business experts, etc.; establishment of hot issues inquiry section, rolling update of policy trends and precautions, etc.
Secondly, the supervision of exhibits is more innovative. Guangzhou Customs endows the fair with new connotation of exhibits, broadens the concept of time and space for the supervision of exhibits, and treats the samples produced by the exhibitors and purchasers of the fair for negotiation, including those entering and leaving the country after the completion of the fair, as the exhibits of the fair, and enjoys preferential policies such as duty-free entry and exit of exhibits according to regulations.
In addition, Guangzhou Customs is more perfect in the content sector, accumulating new momentum of cross-border e-commerce development, docking the “synchronous Canton Fair and global business opportunities” activities in the Canton Fair cross-border e-commerce zone, using the special topic of the Canton Fair cross-border e-commerce comprehensive test zone, providing all-round support for enterprises to interpret cross-border E-commerce policies, and providing point-to-point and one-to-one support for cross-border e-commerce platforms participating in the Canton Fair Customized help.
“Customs support services are not limited to time and space. Exhibitors will get more massive and practical policies, regulations and technical information, and exhibit customs clearance services will be more in place, which is a real timely rain.” Xiao Rong, deputy director of the Canton fair business office and general manager of the Canton fair working department of China Foreign Trade Center (Group), said.
In addition, Guangzhou Convention and Exhibition Center customs set up a “green channel” for about 42000 inbound exhibits that had been shipped before the release of relevant announcements on the Internet of the Canton Fair, customized regulatory measures, “one-to-one” online guidance for enterprises to handle customs clearance procedures, reduce the clearance time of exhibits; through online inspection and other non-contact means, strengthen the site management, exempt from tax deposit, etc. (all media reporter Lin Lin correspondent Guan Yue)