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By TEAM Executive

Licence – Furniture, Wood Chip, Packaging Pallets

Customs Order 2017 requires application of export licence with MTIB for furniture, wood chip and packaging cases/pallet applies with effect from 1 April 2017

At our meeting on 28 April 2017, MTIB agreed to defer the requirement of export licence (AP) for furniture sector until further notice, for further review.

The requirement to register for export licence (TE and TS) for furniture, wood chip and packaging cases/pallet will be fully implemented by 1 June 2017.

By TEAM Executive

Declaration of Company ID with MTIB

Exporters are required to declare is company ID / Lot ID with the MTIB branch offices accordingly effective 3rd April 2017 in line with the Director General circular No 7/2016.

Kindly notify your forwarding agent and timber graders on this requirement.

By TEAM Executive

Notice of Closure – Chinese New Year Holidays

Dear Members,

We are pleased to inform you that in conjunction with the coming Chinese New Year, our Secretariat Office will be closed from 27 January 2017 to 2 February 2017.

Wishing all celebrating Chinese New Year, Gong Xi Fa Cai and Happy Holidays to everyone!

By TEAM Executive

TEAM 62nd AGM

TEAM will be organizing its 62nd AGM on 24th March 2017 at The Saujana Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Jalan Lapangan Terbang SAAS.

All active members who have renewed their membership for the year 2017 onwards will be invited to attend the AGM.

Please block your diary and look out for the official notice from the Secretariat  Office in due course.

By TEAM Executive

Updates on Meeting with MTIB – Exports of Ungraded Sawn Timber, Stenciling, Grader’s Quota Top Up

We are pleased to inform you that the DG agreed to:

  1. Postpone the prohibition of ungraded sawn timber (forest species) for exports until 30 June 2017 for further review;
  2. adopt the declaration of lot number / bundle ID / parcel number in the export license and grading summary; and stencil the declared lot number / bundle ID / parcel number at the end of the each bundle and/or a piece of 4” x 5” paper on each bundle as stipulated in the DG’s Circular no. 7/2016;
  3. get ICT department to look into the problems of entering Grading Summary data through new interface of MCS; and
  4. simplify the application procedures for grader’s quota top up through MCS.

Should you require further clarifications, please feel free to contact us.

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