King Bros. Limited

Quality service as Customs Brokers and Ship's Agents in Victoria since 1911.

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20 Nov 0      

Elimination of the General Preferential Tariff (GPT)

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Effective January 1st 2015, the Canada Border Services Agency will withdraw the benefit of the General Preferential Tariff from 72 of the current 176 beneficiary countries. The withdrawal applies to countries including China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Thailand to name but a few. The complete list, and the specific regulations are contained in Customs Notice 14-019 which can be found here : Many goods which are now currently duty free, or enjoy a reduced rate of duty, Read more

20 Nov 0      

Changes to US vehicle export reporting

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Effective October 2nd 2014, US CBP, in conjunction with the US Bureau of the Census , now requires that export data for used, self-propelled vehicles be transmitted via the Automated Export System (AES). This is in addition to the existing 72-hour export reporting requirements. Export documents filed and accepted under the AES will generate an Internal Transaction Number (ITN) which will need to be included on the 72-hour export worksheet when submitted to CBP at the port of exit. The Read more

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About King Brothers

King Bros. Limited has been offering quality service as Customs Brokers and Ship's Agents in Victoria since 1911. We maintain the only Customs Brokerage office in Victoria and are able to arrange clearance of your goods at any port in Canada.


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306 Hartwig Court,
1208 Wharf Street
Victoria, British Columbia V8W 2P5
Phone: 250-384-1174
Fax: 250 382 3231