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    Difference between Demurrage and Detention

    Yes, there is a clear difference between demurrage and detention.. Let me explain..

    Shipping and freight can be full of surprises and variables in terms of costs for a customer..

    In a lot of cases, these costs maybe highly prohibitive to the extent of some customers abandoning cargoes at destination due to these costs..

    In the context of containerised cargo these two cost items DEMURRAGE and DETENTION are crucial and could become a huge problem for the customers if they do not control their shipments properly and effectively.. Demurrage and detention is mostly associated with imports although it may happen in the case of exports as well..

    In this article I will explain, What is demurrage and detention, why is it charged, who charges it and who pays for it with some examples..

    Although the most common market practice is to combine demurrage and detention, it is important to know the difference between demurrage and detention..

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    Ministry of Trade Simplifies Regulation to Increase Export of Goods

    Surabaya – (suaracargo.com)

    The Ministry of Trade (Kemendag) continues to review a number of regulations related to the smooth flow of goods at the port. Especially the flow of export goods, so that the business world more excited.

    “Do not let the process of ‘flow of document’ or ‘flow of goods’ actually burden the business,” said Director General of Foreign Trade Ministry of Trade Oke Nurwan as quoted from Antara in Surabaya on Thursday (7/9).

    According to him, the Ministry of Trade is currently reviewing 35 import-related regulations and 18 export-related regulations to support the smooth flow of goods.

    Thus, there will be deregulation so that the flow of goods will be more smoothly, the time for goods to settle in the port or dwelling time can be suppressed, and the competitiveness of Indonesian products will increase.

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    Improved Export-Import, Actual Loading and Unloading of Pelindo – Growing 44.78%

    MEDAN-Actual loading and unloading of PT Pelabuhan Indonesia I (Persero) in the first half of 2017 reached 27.57 million tons or grew 44.78% compared to the same period last year of 19.05 million tons.

    Bambang Eka Cahyana, President Director of Pelindo I, said that the significant increase of loading and unloading figures is due to an increase in the flow of export and import goods. He mentioned, among others, the export and import of cake, rubber, steel, fuel, sugar, wheat, bulk fertilizer and cement that occurred in the ports of Belawan, Dumai, Lhokseumawe and Gunung Sitoli.

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    Customs Priok Commit TPS Monitor in its Customs Area

    JAKARTA – Tanjung Priok Customs and Excise Decree issued a warning letter on Indonesia Air & Marine Supply (TIN) temporary landfill in the customs area of ​​the port is assessed in accordance with the rules and is the result of internal monitoring of Customs and Excise of Priok Port.

    Head of Tanjung Priok Main Customs Service Office (KPU) of Tanjung Priok Port, Fajar Doni, said the letter is only a reprimand and refers to the report of the service user community and the Temporary Shelter Employers Association (Aptesindo) regarding the operation pattern of the Airin TPS facility.

    “It’s a warning to TPS Airin to improve the internal operation of its facilities, so it’s not just because there is Aptesindo’s report, there is from the service user community as well,” he told Bisnis.com in Jakarta on Friday (18/08/2017).

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    6 Tips To Start An Import and Export Business

    The fundamental principle in the export and import business is that if a country produces a certain product better than your country, then you should import that product. But if you have better products than other countries, then you should export yours. Success in business depends on how you take advantage of differences in demands, prices and quality. Entering the import and export business opens up a world full of vast differences, giving you numerous opportunities to become successful.

    Importers and exporters have the advantage of introducing certain products into a foreign market ahead of others. This gives them a significant financial benefit. If you will be able to identify and efficiently produce a product that other countries lack, the demand for that product will be high. Exporting to that country before they start producing it themselves is a good business opportunity.

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    Explanation of PPJK and EMKL as well as Its Duties in Export Process

    PPJK ( Perusahaan Pengurus Jasa Kepabeanan ) is a business entity that carries out customs fulfillment activities for and on the power of importers or exporters. The maintenance of customs notification of imported or exported goods is done by the carrier, importer, or exporter.

    EMKL/U stands for Ekspedisi Muatan Kapal Laut/Udara ( Expedition Cargo Ship/Air ).

    PPJK stands for Perusahaan Pengurus Jasa Kepabeanan ( Customs Service Management Company ).

    Trucking Company is a company that has a fleet of land transportation such as truck/car box.

    Trucking Company is not EMKL and PPJK. But an EMKL / PPJK definitely has cooperation with many Trucking Company.

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    E-commerce & Exports Improved Enhanced Warehouse Rental Increase

    JAKARTA – Demand for rental of warehouses began to increase as the proliferation of e-commerce business and rising export activity.

    Chairman of the Indonesian Logistics and Forwarders Association (ALFI) Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi said the increasing demand comes from e-commerce marketplace that requires a warehouse.

    “Export activities are also [increasing demand], while imports are not directly delivered to buyers or users,” he told Bisnis on Wednesday (02/08/2017).

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    Customs Responses Related to the Complaint of the Shares of Goods

    Tim Sindonews
    Rabu, 31 Mei 2017 – 09:17 WIB

    JAKARTA – In response to complaints from several importers related to the Minister of Finance Regulation No. 182 / PMK.04 / 2016 regarding Provisions on Import of Goods Submissions, the government seeks to simplify and accelerate the procedure of shipment by application service system and electronic data exchange. Nevertheless still found a challenge in its application in the field.

    According to the Director of International Customs and Interagency, Robert Leonard Marbun, since the issuance of this regulation, as much as 70% of the import of shipment can be completed in less than 1 day.

    “There are about 0.02% of the settlement process up to over 20 days. However it is caused by the provisions of prohibitions and restrictions that have not been met. On average the completion of the shipment is for 17 hours, “he said, Thursday (5/31/2017).

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    Government Requires Timber Legality Verification System

    Jakarta (Kamis, 12 Mei 2016)

    The government has finally implemented a full Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) for both upstream and downstream products, which means that every forest product industry export must have a Timber Legality Certificate (S-LK).

    “It is true that with full SVLK enactment, certification is also required downstream and upstream,” said Trade Minister Thomas Lembong, in Jakarta, Thursday (12/5).

    Thomas said previously, it has issued Regulation of the Minister of Trade 89 / M-DAG / PER / 10/2015 on Provisions on Export of Forestry Industry Products, in which the Group B forestry products product consists of 15 Tariff Postal Numbers (HS) are not required to enclose S-LK.

    In the rules set forth on October 19, 2015, forestry industry products included in group B include wooden furniture, tools, and wooden frames.

    V-legal documents are documents stating that wood products meet timber legality verification standards in accordance with the provisions of legislation.

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    First Semester 2017, Flow Loading and Unloading Container of Import Export of TPS Tanjung War Up 1 Percent

    The loading and unloading of imported container containers through the Surabaya Petikemas Terminal (TPS) at Tanjung Perak Port increased one percent during the first half of 2017, or the period from January to June 2017.

    TPS spokesperson M Solech said in a press statement in Surabaya on Sunday (June 09, 2017) that the total realization during January-June 2017 was 637,410 TEUs or an increase of one percent compared to the same period in 2016 of 631,238 TEUs.

    “The increase exceeds the imported container loading and unloading productivity target of 595,135 twentyfoot equivalent units (TEUs),” he said.

    He said the average container of imported exports served in TPS each month in 2017 reaches 100,000 to 120,000 TEUs.

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