Daily Archives: April 21, 2017

DHL eCommerce launches e-commerce services in Chile with nationwide coverage

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04/21/2017 – DHL eCommerce, a division of the world’s leading logistics company Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL), has launched a B2C domestic delivery operation with tailored and customer-centric solutions in Chile. The Chilean e-commerce sector is set to double its size to $2.3 billion by 2020¹.

“The future is incredibly bright for the e-commerce sector across Latin America with a forecasted growth of 21% CAGR and is expected to reach $54 billion by 2020². Chile is number one in the region for online shopping with rising incomes, improving digital connectivity and seven out of 10 shoppers already shopping online,” said Charles Brewer, CEO, DHL eCommerce. “With e-commerce in Chile growing at such a rapid pace we see a fantastic opportunity for high quality solutions that will offer a great customer experience and more choice, convenience and control for Chile’s online shoppers.”

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Argentina and Brazil Agree on Digital Certificate of Origin Use

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On April 21, 2017 the Customs Broker Center of the Republic of Argentina published an informative note regarding the 4th Meeting of the Bilateral Trade and Production Commission, which discussed the status of the online Certificate of Digital Origin (COD).

Argentina and Brazil both agreed to end the Pilot Plan for the COD and move into the implementation phase. This was determined after more than 95% of pilot cases were successful. This specifies that operators importing goods between Brazil and Argentina in the framework of ACE 18 (MERCOSUR) and ACE 14 (Argentinean-Brazilian Automotive Agreement) may opt to use the Certificate of Origin in paper or online in the COD. The COD option will be exercised at the time of import registration and will be valid for each operation.

Read more at expeditors.com

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