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New Turkish Regulation

April 15, 2020


Dear Valued Customer,


Thank you for your continued support and choosing ONE to cater to your needs.

As per the Turkish Veterinary Border Inspection Law, which was enacted in 2011, and current ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Turkish government announced the following regulations which have been legislated with immediate effect.


1) Animal products and its potentially related products from mainland China to Turkey

Booking with attached HS codes from mainland China to the destination Turkey are suspended until further notice.


2) Animal products and its potentially related products transhipped at Turkey

Inspection surcharge USD 85 per BL for the transhipment cargoes with applicable HS codes as attached, at the Turkish customs to be implemented in all Turkish ports. The charge is payable by the freight payer.

The effective date: 15th April ETA at Turkey.

These regulations to be applicable for the commodities that are listed down under VETERINARY APPLICATION PROCESS, entitled as COMMUNIQUE ON RULES FOR THE TRANSFER OF PRODUCT SHIPMENTS AT VETERINARY BORDER CONTROL POINT (COMMUNIQUE: 2015/39)


Please find the attached HS code list which falls under this regulation.


(See attached pdf file - HS Codes under the scope of veterinary control first 4digits)


We appreciate your kind understanding and cooperation.

Should you have further queries, please feel free to contact your local ONE representative.


Ocean Network Express


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