Commodity inspection certificate


release time:

2022-09-05

Commodity inspection certificate is a collective name for various import and export commodity inspection certificates, appraisal certificates and other certificates. It is a valid certificate with legal basis for parties involved in foreign trade to perform contractual obligations, handle claims disputes, arbitration, and litigation evidence. The necessary certificates for the release, collection of tariffs and preferential tariff reductions and exemptions.

Commodity inspection certificate

Commodity inspection certificate is a collective name for various import and export commodity inspection certificates, appraisal certificates and other certificates. It is a valid certificate with legal basis for parties involved in foreign trade to perform contractual obligations, handle claims disputes, arbitration, and litigation evidence. The necessary certificates for the release, collection of tariffs and preferential tariff reductions and exemptions.

The types and uses of commodity inspection certificates mainly include:
1. The quality inspection certificate is a valid certificate for the delivery and settlement of foreign exchange for import and export customs declaration commodities and the settlement of claims for imported commodities; the certificate for statutory inspection of commodities is a legal certificate for customs declaration, export and import of import and export commodities. The release form issued by the commodity inspection agency and the release seal stamped on the customs declaration form have the same customs clearance effect as the commodity inspection certificate; the inspection notice issued is of the same nature as the commodity inspection certificate.
2. The weight or quantity inspection certificate is a valid certificate for the delivery and settlement of foreign exchange for export commodities, the issuance of bills of lading, and the settlement of claims for imported commodities; the weight certificate for export commodities is also a certificate for foreign customs declaration and taxation and calculation of freight, loading and unloading costs. 
3. The veterinary inspection certificate is a certificate that proves that the exported animal products or food have passed the quarantine inspection. It is suitable for export commodities such as frozen meat, frozen poultry, canned livestock, frozen rabbits, hides, wool, velvet, bristles, casings, etc. It is an important document for external delivery, bank settlement and customs clearance of the importing country. 
4. Hygiene/health certificate is a certificate that certifies that export animal products, food, etc. for human consumption have passed the sanitation inspection or quarantine. It is suitable for casings, canned food, frozen fish, frozen shrimp, food, eggs, dairy products, honey, etc. It is a valid certificate for external delivery, bank settlement and customs clearance.
5. The disinfection inspection certificate is a certificate to prove that the exported animal products have been disinfected to ensure safety and hygiene. It is suitable for pig bristles, horse tails, hides, goat hair, feathers, human hair and other commodities. It is a valid certificate for external delivery, bank settlement and foreign customs clearance.
6. The fumigation certificate is a certificate used to prove that the export of grains, oilseeds, beans, hides and other commodities, as well as packaging wood and plant fillers, etc., have been fumigated to eliminate insects.
7. The damage inspection certificate is a certificate to prove the damage of imported goods. It is suitable for the disabled, short, stained and damaged imported goods; it can be used as a valid certificate for the consignee to claim against the responsible party such as the consignor, the carrier or the insurer.
8. The stowage appraisal certificate is a certificate that proves that the ship and the container loading department have correctly stowed the stowage goods, as a certificate to prove the fulfillment of the obligations of the transportation contract. It can be used to handle disputes when the goods are handed over or damaged.
9. Property value appraisal certificate is an important basis for foreign trade relations and judicial, arbitration, capital verification and other relevant departments to claim, settle, evaluate or judge.
10. The cabin inspection certificate, which certifies whether the cabin cleanliness, tightness, refrigeration efficiency and other technical conditions of the cargo carried for export meet the requirements for protecting the integrity and safety of the quality and quantity of the cargo carried. It can be used as the basis for the carrier to fulfill the obligation of the charter party to carry out the cargo, and for the foreign trade parties to hand over the goods and deal with the cargo damage accident.
11. The raw silk grade and quantity inspection certificate is a special certificate for exporting raw silk. Its function is equivalent to the quality inspection certificate and the weight/quantity inspection certificate.
12. The certificate of origin is a certificate for exporting goods to enter customs in the importing country and enjoy preferential tariff reduction and exemption treatment and to prove the origin of the goods.
13. Hatch inspection certificate, monitoring loading/unloading certificate, hatch seal certificate, oil temperature clearance certificate, container loading/unloading certificate, as proof that the carrier has fulfilled the contractual obligations, clearly defined the boundaries of responsibility, and facilitated the handling of the responsibility for cargo damage and cargo difference proof of the accident.
14. The certificate of value, as a certificate for the importing country to manage foreign exchange and collect customs duties. The value certificate stamped by the commodity inspection agency on the invoice has the same effect as the value certificate.
15. The cargo load measurement inspection certificate is a certificate to prove the weight and volume tonnage of import and export commodities. It can be used as a basis for calculating freight and formulating stowage plans.
16. The container chartered delivery inspection certificate and the chartered delivery residual water/oil weight appraisal certificate can be used as evidence for both parties to the contract to clarify their performance responsibilities and the settlement of processing costs.