The Definatin of Certificate of Hong Kong Origin
The objective of the origin certification system in Hong Kong is to facilitate export of Hong Kong products to external markets. The system establishes the origin of Hong Kong exports in order to meet the requirements of overseas importing authorities.
The Hong Kong origin system is protected by law. The Export (Certificates of Origin) Regulations of the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap. 60) empower the Director-General of Trade and Industry to implement the certificate of origin system. Penalties for certificate of origin offences are also introduced.
The Protection of Non-government Certificates of Origin Ordinance (Cap. 324) authorises certain Government Approved Certification Organizations (GACOs) to issue Certificates of Origin. These Certificates of Origin have the same legal status as those issued by the Trade and Industry Department.
The Purpose of Certificate of Hong Kong Origin
The purpose of obtaining a certificate of origin (co) is generally to obtain approval from the customs of the importing country for the entry of the goods and to meet the requirements of the importer.
The Types of Certificate of Hong Kong Origin
Certificate of origin includes certificate of Hong Kong origin and certificate of origin processing. A certificate of Hong Kong origin certifies that the product concerned is of Hong Kong origin. A certificate of origin (co) is a proof that the product has been manufactured in Hong Kong in a number of processes which are not sufficient to qualify the product as a Hong Kong origin.
Data to be prepared for co application
1. Original purchase invoice and packing list
2. Original sales invoice and packing list
3. Copy of bill of lading
4. Company Chop
5. Copy of business registration certificate
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