About Export to China


Products FAQ

HS Code Classification

1. Can "HS Classification" be used offline?

Answer: At present, the "HS Classification" is an online inquiry tool, unavailable for offline.

2. Can "Landed Cost Calculator" be used offline?

Answer: At present, the "Landed Cost Calculator" is an online inquiry tool, unavailable for offline.

3. What about the validity period of using products?

Answer: Product usage periods are subject to membership levels. Paying members can use their subscribed products anytime within service periods for them.

Import Restrictions

1. How to ensure the accuracy of regulatory inquiry?

Answer: According to the products you inquire, please use 10-digit HS Codes for your inquiry so as to get licenses, certificates, or documents for imports...

2. When other restrictions are "Possible", how to verify them?

Answer: For details about "Possible" items, please consult with local customs authorities.

Average Import Prices

1. What about the timeliness and validity of average import prices?

Answer: Average import prices all originate in annual statistics data by China Customs authorities. In case of any data changes, we always release within 24 hours relevant announcements for updates.

2. Can the "Average Import Price" inquiry be used offline?

Answer: At present, the "Average Import Price" is an online inquiry tool, unavailable for offline usage.

3. What about the validity period of using products?

Answer: Product usage periods are subject to membership levels. Paying members can use their subscribed products anytime within service periods for them.

Customs Statistics Report

1. Are there any template for Customs Statistics Report?

Answer: Yes. ETCN offers templates for our Customs Statistics Reports for your reference. Please login ETCN site, click "China Customs Statistics Report", and then click any report templates therein to look over.

2. What about the segments contained in any Customs Statistics Report?

Answer: Any of our Customs Statistics Reports contains totally 24 segments by commodity and enterprise. The commodity segments include 8-digit HS Codes, commodity description, import/export type, customs district code, import source/export destination, transit country/region, domestic destination/source, transport mode, trade mode, first measure unit, second measure unit, first quantity, second quantity, CNY value, USD value, year, and month. The enterprise segments include enterprise code, enterprise name, enterprise type, enterprise location, zip code, contact mode, and contact person. In addition, we offer customization services for specific client needs.

3. Can non-membership users subscribe online the Customs Statistics Reports?

Answer: No. Login after registration is required to make online subscription. If you have any other needs, please consult with our Client Service Center.

China Customs Alert

1. What about the sending frequency of the "China Customs Alert" service?

Answer: The sending frequency of "China Customs Alert" is subject to selected chapters and/or sections and their specifics.

Trade Laws & Policy

1. What about the source and update frequency of trade laws and policies?

Answer: The trade laws and policies originate in authoritative websites of China Customs authorities, without fixed update frequency. However, in case of any new information release, ETCN always makes corresponding updates within 24 hours.

2. How can I get the full info about regulations on your website? Should I have to be a standard member or may I pay only for one article?

Answer: After you registered as ETCN’s paid member, hope you enjoy all CIS functions and all trade policies and regulations are your required. In our services you may offer a specific report also and we charge this time only.

China buyer:

1.How to get China buyers info? by online system or offline?

Answer: Business member and professional member can get the access to China Buyers online system and unlimited queries. If you don’t want to join our membership, you also can customize your required buyers offline.