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Glossary

Customs Declaration

A customs declaration is an official document that provides essential information about goods being imported or exported across international borders. It typically includes details such as the description of the goods, their quantity, value, country of origin, and intended use.

Customs declarations must be filled out whenever goods are exported to other countries (export declaration) or imported from other countries (import declaration).

This document is required by customs authorities to assess duties and taxes, enforce trade regulations, and ensure compliance with import/export laws.

Importers or exporters are responsible for accurately completing and submitting the customs declaration to the relevant customs authority.

Overall, customs declaration plays a crucial role in international trade by providing transparency, legality, and accountability in the movement of goods across borders.

It streamlines customs procedures, facilitates trade, and ensures the smooth flow of goods between countries.

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