US RULE FOR CONTAINERS ENTERING THAT COUNTRY
Date : 07 Apr 2003
Location : New Delhi
The US Customs has introduced the 24 hours Advance Manifest Filing Rule with effect from 2nd December, 2002. This rule is applicable to cargo going to USA by sea. The US Customs 24-hour Advance Manifest Filing Rule is non-discriminatory and applies to all countries of the world. Cases of delay or extra cost due to this rule have not been brought to the notice of the government. However, India has registered its concerns with USA.
This was stated by Shri Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Minister of State for Commerce & Industry, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.