China's AEO Program: A Key to Streamlined Trade

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AEO stands for Authorized Economic Operator, which is the collective name of high-credit enterprises certified by Customs around the world. You, as an importer and/or exporter, can also be an AEO participant in the international circulation of goods. In China, the official name of AEO is Advanced Certified Enterprise.

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Topics: Asia, AEO

Want to Apply for a Customs Procedure: Are You AEO-Ready?

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Customs Procedures become increasingly attractive to companies with higher exposure to duties as their business grows through expansion or as they try to enter new markets. Customs Procedures can greatly reduce the duty burden on a company, ensuring that duties are paid when goods are sold as opposed to when they are brought into the European Union or simply not paid because a destination outside the Union has been found for the goods.

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Topics: Europe, AEO

How the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Program Can Help Your Company in the EU

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The introduction of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) program in the European Union in 2008 brought exponential growth in this supply chain security program that has slowed as it has matured and the pool of non-AEO traders has declined. That growth curve is documented in this EU AEO valid Authorizations per year chart.

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Topics: Europe, AEO

Becoming an Authorized Economic Operator in the EU (AEO). Is It Worth It?

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Acquiring an authorization, or as some would say, a certification proves that you have mastered a particular ability. You have spent time studying, understanding, and developing a skill set and are now authorized to apply that skill. You work towards these certifications throughout your life -- be it your Boy/Girl Scout badges, school diplomas, or your driving license.

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Topics: Europe, AEO

Why Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) Is Increasingly Important to Enterprises in China

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On January 1, 2022, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) came into force. RCEP members have a total population of 2.27 billion, a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of 26 trillion US dollars, and a total export value of 5.2 trillion US dollars, accounting for about 30% of the global economy. After RCEP takes effect, more than 90% of the trade in goods among RCEP members will finally achieve 0% tariff.

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Topics: Asia, AEO