Ocean Freight to Netherlands

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Netherlands Trade Introduction:

Netherlands is the second largest agricultural product exporting country, following the USA. The main imports of Netherlands include industrial raw materials, crude oil, semi-finished products and machinery. 60% of products made in the country are for export and its exports mainly include petroleum products, electronics, ships and agricultural products. Rotterdam is the largest oil refining center as well as the busiest seaport in Europe.

Important Notes about Customs of the Netherlands:

Upon the arrival of cargo at EU ports, carriers shipping the cargo to EU, their agents, or carriers responsible for transportation after the cargo's arrival, should report the arrival of the cargo to the customs within 3 hours. If reporting comes across off hours, it should be made within 1 hour as from working hours.

In 24 hours after arrival reports are sent, the entry of transport vehicles should be reported to the customs by carriers shipping cargo to EU, carriers transporting cargo after arrival at ports, ocean shipping companies, airline companies and land transport companies, or the above parties' agents. Such reports can also be handled along with arrival reports. The form of C1600 should be applied to reporting the entry of transport vehicles. If necessary information required by C1600 has been included in some commercial documents or computer records, the customs can accept declaration by such documents or records.

Shipping to Netherlands Note:

Netherlands's major ports:

Flights to Netherlands:

Flowers exported by Netherlands account for 40 to 50% of the global market. Air freight may be more suitable for flowers. You can also customize transportation on the basis of affordable costs.

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