Before it was first implemented in the five Asean countries, goods being traded between them required a physical certificate of origin
to receive benefits under the Asean Free Trade Agreement (Afta).
This means that exporters and their agents must initiate all new applications and printing of the Certificate of Origin
through the e-MDA portal on the GCNet/GCMS system, bearing in mind that any manual issuance of the Certificate of Origin
ceased from October 15, 2018.
A certificate of origin
[CO] is an international trade document which certifies that the goods in a specific shipment have been wholly obtained, produced, manufactured or processed in the stated country.
Kamal Shahryar said that EU has introduced a new system for issuance of Certificate of Origin
(COO) by beneficiary countries from 1st January 2017 to cover exports under the EU-GSP preferential tariff facility.
Riyadh, Muharram 20, 1439, Oct 10, 2017, SPA -- Saudi Customs Department pointed out here today that it has instructed all land, air and sea customs ports not to require importers to attach the Certificate of Origin
to documents required for the customs clearance, for importers of all products and goods, bearing a fixed origin indication that is not removable, according to the nature of the goods.
Accordingly, issuance of certificate of origin
by TDAP for the EU-GSP+; which is being actively progressed by the Authority, will cease after this date (30th December, 2017) and only REX registered exporters would subsequently by able to issue Statements On Origin (SOO) in respect of their EU shipments.
Talal bin Hamoud al-Balushi, Head of Commercial License Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said that the certificate of origin
is a generic certificate of which many certificates are branched.
Certificate of Origin
This is a declaration that the goods you are exporting are obtained, produced, manufactured or processed in the UK.
"It has been decided to extend the grace period for importing fruit and vegetables without a Vegetable Health Certificate or certificate of origin
until after Ramadan," read a document signed by Shaikh Khalifa and addressed to BCCI food and agriculture sector committee chairman Khalid Al Amin.
Such exemptions are subject to obtaining a certificate of origin
and a value added certificate for such goods from the UAE Ministry of Economy ("MoE").
According to the revised rules, the duration of validity for the certificate of origin
, which is currently only six months, will be extended to twelve months, and export companies will no longer be required to reveal sensitive information in the certificates.