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  • Revision to Fuel Surcharge Index

    Effective August 19, 2019, UPS will increase the Fuel Surcharge Index by 1% for all fuel prices.

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  • Faster Delivery for Express Shipments from Europe and Asia Pacific to Shanghai, China

    Shipments from Europe and Asia Pacific will now be delivered one business day earlier to major areas in Shanghai, China.

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  • Faster Delivery for Global Express Shipments to Kanagawa, Japan

    Global shipments to the city of Sagamihara Chuo-ku in Kanagawa Prefecture will now be delivered one business day earlier.

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  • Air Cargo Advance Screening Programme for Global Shipments to U.S.

    The Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) programme comes into effect on June 12, 2019, requiring all air carriers to submit air cargo information in advance of all shipments to the U.S.

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  • Revised Regulation for Tobacco Goods Entering Australian Market

    In November 2018, the Australian Government revised Section 69 of the Customs Act 1901, requiring all importers to comply with certain requirements when importing goods containing tobacco into Australia for personal or business purposes. These revisions will be coming into force on July 1, 2019.

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  • CCIC Required for B2C Shipments to South Korea

    Beginning June 3, 2019, a Customs Clearance Indigenous Code (CCIC) will be required for all B2C informal entry shipments to South Korea.

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  • Import and Export Service Enhancements in Four Cities in Japan

    Businesses in the Japanese cities of Chiryu, Obu, Kunitachi and Fuchu now enjoy better connectivity to the global marketplace.

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  • 2019 UPS Rate and Service Guide Update

    The 2019 UPS Rate and Service Guide will be updated, effective July 8, 2019.

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  • Implementation of Regulation for Abandoned Goods in Philippines

    The Philippines Bureau of Customs has implemented the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act in January 2019, adjusting the notice period from 30 days to 7 days to declare unclaimed goods as abandoned.

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  • Faster Delivery for Shipments from Eastern China to Japan

    Transit time for shipments using UPS Worldwide Expedited service from Eastern China to Japan reduced by one business day. 

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  • UPS Enhances Services in 1,285 Postal Areas in South Korea

    Beginning April 1, 2019, UPS has enhanced its service in 1,285 new postal areas in Seoul and Gyeonggi, South Korea to better serve businesses of all sizes and industries in the region.

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  • Revisions to Fuel Surcharge Index and Additional Charges

    Effective May 6, 2019, UPS has revised the Fuel Surcharge Index and dimensions of the Large Package Surcharge and Over Maximum Limits additional charges.

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  • UPS Expands Express Delivery Service to over 51,000 New Locations across Singapore

    UPS has expanded Worldwide Express®service with guaranteed delivery by 12pm and/or 2pm for 51,034 new postal areas across Singapore.

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  • Faster Delivery for Global Express Shipments to Saitama, Japan

    Global inbound shipment to Misato, Yashio, and Koshigaya in Saitama Prefecture, Japan will now be delivered one day earlier.

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  • CPTPP Enters Into Force for First 6 Countries

    On 30 December 2018, the Comprehensive & Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacifi­c Partnership (CPTPP) entered into force for six member countries – Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, and Singapore.

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  • UPS Japan Employees Contribute 830 Hours For 16th Annual Global Volunteer Month

    UPS is now 80 percent toward achieving its global goal of volunteering 20 million community service hours by the end of 2020. Additional funds pledged to good causes by The UPS Foundation take the company’s charitable donations in Japan in 2018 to US$86,000.

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  • UPS Appoints Sam Hung As New Managing Director Of UPS Taiwan

    Today announced the appointment of Sam Hung as Managing Director of UPS Taiwan beginning January 1, 2019.

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  • UPS Philippines And AIR21 Bring Storybooks Closer To Filipino Youth

    In celebration of National Reading Month, UPS Philippines and AIR21 formalized their partnership with the Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP) for the program, “Sa Pagbasa, May Pag-asa (Hope in Reading),” a storybook donation campaign for public school students.

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  • UPS Appoints Russell Reed To Lead Package Operations In Vietnam

    The announcement of UPS to appoint a veteran specialist, Mr. Russell Reed, marks a new commitment to customers in the two strategic markets of Vietnam and Thailand in the ASEAN region.

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  • UPS Hong Kong Contributes Over 1,000 Hours To Community Service During 16th Annual Global Volunteer Month

    UPS Hong Kong team members participated in projects to help children, feed the hungry, and support those with disabilities in line with the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals

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  • UPS Service Enhancements Target Growing Import Opportunities In China

    Enhancements reinforce importance of import trade flows as UPS participates at the high-profile first China International Import Expo (CIIE)

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  • UPS Vietnam Reaches Out To Local Communities for Its 16th Annual Global Volunteer Month

    UPS Vietnam employees provided more than 2,000 volunteer hours in October, while The UPS Foundation donated US$97,000 to local charities

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  • UPS Appoints Daryl Tay as New CM of Japan

    Industry veteran with deep experience in Asia’s business landscape and segment expertise to drive business growth in Japan

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  • Sales and Services Tax (SST) in Malaysia

    The Sales and Services Tax (SST) has been implemented in Malaysia, replacing the existing Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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  • Lower De Minimis Exemption Limit on Inbound Shipments to Indonesia

    The de minimis exemption limit on inbound shipments into Indonesia has decreased from 100 USD to 75 USD per shipment per consignee per day.

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  • Customs Requirements for China Imports and Exports

    The General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) has implemented and reinforced regulations for formal and informal entry shipments to and from China.

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  • UPS Rate Change Information

    Effective November 18, 2018, UPS shipping rates will be adjusted. More information can be found in the updated UPS Rate and Service Guide which will be available for download from November 18, 2018.

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  • UPS EXPANDS UPS MY CHOICE® SERVICE IN ASIA TO FACILITATE INTENSIFYING E-COMMERCE DEMAND

    UPS introduces UPS My Choice® in Asia Pacific, Africa, the Indian Sub-continent, Caribbean and Central and South America, Middle East, and Oceania, marking the largest expansion since the service’s launch.

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  • Faster Clearance and Delivery for Express Shipments to South Korea

    UPS Korea has increased the threshold for inbound express shipments, from KRW 1,000,000 (US$ 892*) to KRW 4,000,000 (US$ 3,565*) per shipment, that can be delivered before the payment of duties and taxes is completed. 

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  • UPS Fuel Surcharge to Apply to Additional Handling and Over Max Limits Charges

    Effective September 9, 2018, UPS will apply a fuel surcharge to the Additional Handling Charge and the Over Maximum Limits fee.

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  • UPS Expands Network Of Alternative Delivery Locations With E-Lockers In Taiwan

    UPS today announced enhancements to its portfolio of retail solutions designed to improve the end-consumer experience for e-tailers.

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  • UPS Thailand Service Enhancements Help Businesses To Trade Better And Faster

    UPS announced additional service improvements in Thailand to better serve in the automotive and high tech businesses, two sectors earmarked as growth engines of Thailand’s 4.0 economic transformation.

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  • New UPS Service Enhancements Facilitate Global Expansion For Malaysian SMEs

    UPS today announced greater connectivity for Malaysian businesses to the global marketplace. In addition to a series of service enhancements impacting over 43 towns in Peninsular Malaysia, UPS is bolstering its access points by 70 percent.

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  • UPS Enhances Services in the Asia Pacific Region

    UPS has enhanced its services in the Asia Pacific Region with faster transit times, extended pick up times and additional service options.

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  • UPS Addresses E-Commerce Demand In Hong Kong With New Package Pickup Sites

    UPS is offering greater flexibility for cross-border e-commerce deliveries with the introduction of new alternative delivery locations at easy-to-access sites across Hong Kong.

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  • UPS Improves Transit Time And Expands Facility To Support Trade Growth In Korea

    UPS today announced a series of service enhancements across five cities in Korea as well as expanded capacity at its Incheon facility to better serve businesses wanting to bettercapitalize upon cross-border import and export opportunities.

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  • GST on Low Value Goods to Australia

    With effect from July 1, 2018, businesses outside of Australia will need to apply a 10% Goods and Services Tax (GST) on low value goods* sold and exported to consumers in Australia (B2C).

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  • UPS Enhances Service in Indonesia

    UPS has enhanced its service to simplify inbound and outbound shipping for Indonesian businesses with faster time in transit. It is also much easier to import a variety of High-Tech and Retail commodities into Indonesia with UPS’s investment in hub relocation to Soekarno-Hatta International Airport (CGK).

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  • Changes to China Customs Advanced Manifest Regulations

    The General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China (GACC) has issued Order No. 56 (2017), adjusting the manifest requirements for air and ocean imports and exports, effective June 1, 2018.

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