Importer


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Importer

A person or company that receives a good produced in another country. An importer may be the end user of the good or may wish to re-sell it. Sometimes importers buy a good and refine it in order to export to the original (or to a third) country.
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* Am I listed as the importer of record or consignee on Customs documents?
FDA's proposed FSVP rule, if ultimately adopted, would require importers to have a plan for imported food, including identifying hazards associated with each food that are reasonably likely to occur, and require importers to provide adequate assurances that these hazards are being adequately controlled.
If Poland's compliance requirements for medical device importers and distributors prompt similar requirements in other EU markets, those firms will face some heavy lifting in order to meet such requirements.
"The consumer must understand how much power he has," said the importer, urging consumers to take the matter into their own hands to change prices by putting pressure on the relevant authorities.
(6) If an importer cannot support that the prices between the parties are at "arm's length" based on specific test methods under customs law, Customs may determine that the transaction value method is not acceptable and an importer may be required to value its imported products in accordance with alternative, and generally more onerous, methods of customs valuation solely for the purpose of making customs entry into the United States.
Now, the plaintiffs' bar in the United States is capitalizing on this "Made in China" scandal by suing importers. Congress and several other federal agencies have also begun investigations.
They then review the importer's internal control systems to determine whether they are adequate to control that risk.
Third, to investigate the conditions under which it is optimal for consumers to purchase a foreign over a domestic product given information regarding the reputation of the importer, but uncertainty with respect to the quality of the imported product.
Importers have registered their anger at Meridian Port Services (MPS) for continuous system defects, which, they said, are having a toll on their revenues.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) that requires customs brokers to have a more complete identification of their importer clients.
The importer, ACI Godrez imported sterilised fish meal from USA in 26 June, but they did not complete by 31 July to unload.
As an importer uses funds derived from one import to fund the next one, this extra period taken up by inspection means slower turnaround time.