Customs Procedure for Exporting Goods from Ukraine

by Olha Povaliaieva
Monday, November 15, 2021
Customs Procedure for Exporting Goods from Ukraine

Ukraine produces many goods and services that not only cover the domestic request but are also exported

They export not only goods like ore or products, but they are also in great demand:

  1. Export of services — provision of consumer or production services to another state;
  2. Export of capital — to organize their production abroad, they invest.

How is the export customs procedure:

  1. It is necessary to decide on the export type (export of goods, raw materials for processing, equipment for repair, or warranty replacement);
  2. Sign an agreement with a broker, which will give him the right to represent your interests in the customs authorities;
  3. With the help of a broker, correctly determine the Ukrainian classification of goods of foreign economic activity code and receive information about the need to provide additional permits;
  4. If you are exporting for the first time, you need to accredit the company to the customs authorities;
  5. Conclude an international contract with the importer;
  6. Sign a contract for the provision of freight forwarding services;
  7. After the goods are loaded into transport, transfer all the necessary documents to the broker;
  8. A broker provides documents required to the driver and you as an exporter/customer.

List of documents:

  1. The broker fills in the customs declaration;
  2. Registration card in the customs authorities;
  3. Contract-order with a broker;
  4. Foreign economic activity contract;
  5. Waybills and shipping documents for transportation;
  6. Invoice, invoice, proforma invoice;
  7. Certificate of origin of the exported goods;
  8. Certificate of quality (if any);
  9. A certificate that the vehicle is approved for movement under customs seals, seals;
  10. At the request of the customs authorities, provide other necessary documents.

Export of goods from Ukraine

Today, Ukrainian goods are exported almost all over the world. The most significant number of services and interests have been sent from Ukraine to Poland in recent years. If we mainly export metals, wood, furniture, electrical machines, chemicals to the European Union, then the list of exports to the USA and China may surprise you.

The Chinese market is oversaturated with goods. It would seem that a country that produces such a quantity of goods, ahead of Ukraine in technologies for several years, cannot import goods from other countries. The opinion turned out to be false because, in the first quarter of 2019 alone, Ukraine exported a large number of goods to China, overtaking Europe and Russia.

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