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In business, the bottom line is about making profit. Tariff code references are the pulse of every import and export businesses. The needs to calculate duties/taxes payment and cost of landed goods, accurately classify goods to ease Customs clearance, check eligibility of duty / tax exemption and apply Free Trade Areas (FTAs) preferential tariff rates (lower duty or duty free) are crucial in business today.

ALL-IN-1 AND UP-TO-DATE

In meeting the crucial needs of this industry, we are pleased to provide you with All-In-1 (NOT scattered information, likened to loose pieces of puzzles here and there) and Up-To-Date (NOT up-to-published date) tariff code information through Tariff Finder. Tariff Finder comes with a powerful built-in search engine, which enables search by product description or code that not only meet your needs but also exceed your expectation. Besides tariff code references, there is a guide to interpret and calculate the various duties/tax rates and also real time Live Update feature to help your business stay current.

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TARIFF CODE

In meeting the crucial needs of this industry, we are pleased to provide you with All-In-1 (NOT scattered information, likened to loose pieces of puzzles, here and there).

YOU’RE ALWAYS UP-TO-DATE

Up-To-Date (NOT up-to-published date) international trade information through Tariff Finder. Live Update feature to help your business stay current. In this fast growing world, we need to constantly update and upgrade ourselves. Time is an important factor and precious to us all. Fortunately for you, we are here to provide the convenience and ease of obtaining the latest accurate information. You have access to information from a single click, be it sitting comfortably on your chair at home or in the office, anywhere, and anytime.

LAYMAN TERM SMART SEARCH

Powerful intuitive Smart Search engine & Customs Ruling that allows us to use layman term to get the Tariff Code, make the classification process easier without the need for years of hands-on experience & technical knowledge.

DUTIES / TAX CALCULATION & ANALYSIS

Extremely helpful duties/ taxes/ landed cost calculation & analysis tool with up-to-date Customs exchange rates.

FREE TRADE AREA (FTA) = Lower Duty or Duty Free

Current FTAs in effect are ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA), ASEAN China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA), Malaysia Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership (MPCEPA), Malaysia Japan Economic Partnership (MJEPA), ASEAN Korea Free Trade Agreement (AKFTA), ASEAN Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership (AJCEP), ASEAN Australia New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (AANZFTA), Malaysia New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (MNZFTA), ASEAN India Free Trade Agreement (AIFTA). More FTAs will be implemented with countries such as US, OIC countries, and Chile. With preferential tariff, importers and exporters can now enjoy lower duty or duty free. It is indeed good news provided you update yourself with information as and when it is made available.
MPCEPA (Malaysia-Islamic Republic of Pakistan Closer Economic Partnership Agreement) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from Pakistan. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form MPCEPA, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. This Order is come into operation on 1 January 2008.
MJEPA (Malaysia-Japan Economic Partnership Agreement) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from Japan. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form MJEPA, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. This Order is come into operation on 13 July 2006.
MNZFTA (Malaysia New Zealand Free Trade Agreement) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from New Zealand. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form MNZ, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. This Order is come into operation on 1 August 2010.
ASEAN ATIGA (ASEAN Harmonised Tariff Nomenclature and ASEAN Trade In Goods Agreement) Where a ATIGA rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from ASEAN countries. To enjoy the ATIGA rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form D, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the ATIGA rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. For the purposes of this Order, ‘ASEAN country’ means Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam, as the case may be, and ‘ASEAN countries’ shall be construed accordingly. This Order comes into operation on 1 April 2008. Remark: Effective from 17 May 2010, ‘CEPT’ rename to ‘ATIGA’.
ACFTA (ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from China. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form E, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. For the purposes of this Order, ‘ASEAN country’ means Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam, as the case may be, and ‘ASEAN countries’ shall be construed accordingly. This Order is come into operation on 1 July 2005.
AKFTA (ASEAN-Korea Free Trade Agreement) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from Korea. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form AKFTA, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. For the purposes of this Order, ‘ASEAN country’ means Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand or Vietnam, as the case may be, and ‘ASEAN countries’ shall be construed accordingly. This Order is come into operation on 1 June 2007.
AJCEP (ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Economic Partnership) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from Japan. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form AJCEP, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. This Order is come into operation on 1 February 2009.
AANZFTA (ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from Australia or New Zealand. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form AANZ, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. This Order is come into operation on 1 January 2010.
AIFTA (ASEAN-India Free Trade Agreement) Where a preferential rate of duty is specified in this column in respect of a particular class of goods, such rate shall be levied on and shall be paid by the importer in lieu of the corresponding full import duty imposed as specified in column Import Duty, in respect of goods of the class which are shown to the satisfaction of the Director General of Customs to have originated from India. To enjoy the preferential rate of duty on the goods when the Certificate of Origin (COO) – Form AI, relating to the goods is accepted by the proper officer of customs who approves the import. Where goods are not entitled to the preferential rate of duty, import duties shall be levied at the full rate specified in column Import Duty. This Order is come into operation on 1 January 2010.