VENEZUELA.jpg (4640 bytes)VENEZUELA

Revised Jan 2008



IMPORTANT CHANGES EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2006 FOR SHIPMENTS ORIGINATING FROM ALL COUNTRIES.

Venezuelan restrictions on Wood Packing Materials.

Wooden packaging material in the form of packing cases, boxes, crates, drums and similar packings, pallets, box pallets, other load boards and pallet collars used for the transport of all kinds of objects may as from March 1, 2006 only enter into Venezuela if the wood complies with the following conditions:

° Wood must be debarked;

° Wood must have been treated using the procedure described in ISPM 15:

   -  Heat treatment at a temperature of 56° C for a period of at least 30 minutes, or

    -  Adequate fumigation;

° the wood must bear a mark indicating the ISO code of the country, identifying the approved measure applied to the wooden

   packaging material (ISPM 15).

 

Shipments that do not comply may be refused entry, destroyed or treated. Shippers will be accountable for any charges incurred due to non-compliance, including the possible return of your product.

GENERAL INFORMATION

PLANT ADDRESS:

Dart de Venezuela C.A.

Rif: J-00046103-1

 

PHONE:

 

58-243-551-5156

Zona Industrial San Vicente II

PHONE:

58-243-551-6017

Calle A Cruce con Calle G

PHONE:

58-243-551-6805

Maracay, Edo Aragua

FAX:

58-243-551-5998

Venezuela

 

 

CONTACTS:

Angel Inojosa - Operations Director

PHONE:

58-243-551-5610

Elvia SifontesSenior Purchasing Chief

PHONE:

58-243-551-5376

Ramón Ramos - Traffic Chief 

PHONE:

58-243-551-5156, Ext. 287

Katiuska Rodríguez – Senior Traffic Assistant

E-MAIL:

elviasifontes@tupperware.com

ramonramos@tupperware.com

katiuskarodriguez@tupperware.com

 

 

FAX:

58-243-551-5998 General
58-243-551-5376,58-243-551-6289 Purchasing

                       

MARKING REQUIREMENTS

For plastic products, raw material and others, the purchase order number must be indicated on the corresponding commercial invoice and packing list (if any).

OCEAN SHIPMENTS (MOLDS ONLY)

IMPORTANT:

1)    Every mold coming to Venezuela requires a temporary import license that must be granted by customs authorities prior to its arrival to any Venezuelan port.  For this purpose, a copy of the respective invoice needs to be transmitted by e-mail to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez prior to the departure of the mold from any Tupperware plant.  Once approved, the original invoice must be sent to the plant by courier, along with the corresponding set of B/L.

2)    The consignee on the Bill of Lading must always be Dart de Venezuela, C.A.(Rif: J-00046103-1) due to the temporary import license.

PORT:

Puerto Cabello

FREIGHT CHG:

Prepaid**


** Molds are to be shipped on a prepaid basis only, due to the Currency Exchange Control System imposed by the Venezuelan government.

BROKER:                     (Notify party on ocean B/L)

Taurel y Cia
Av.
La Marina
Edificio
Taurel
Puerto Cabello
Estado Carabobo
Contact:      Mrs. Mirelza Rojas
Phone:        58-242-360.1668
Fax:             58-242-361.8616 / 361.8376

NOTES:

1)    Molds must move in a closed 20' container except for those coming from the United States; they can be shipped as an LCL        shipment. LCL shipments from other countries must be authorized first.
2)    For all shipments, the Bill of Lading must indicate the total prepaid ocean freight charges, needed for customs clearance.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Commercial Invoice*:

2 original invoices signed in blue ink (must be issued in Spanish).

*The invoice must indicate rental charges, value for insurance purposes, the Spanish description of the product manufactured by the mold (please contact Ramón Ramos /Katiuska Rodríguez to get such description), quantity of wooden boxes, gross weight, net weight (if possible) and country of origin.

Ocean Bill of Lading:
3 originals.

NOTE:
Separate Bills of Lading are needed when shipping molds and product together. Both must show Taurel as the “Notify Party”.

DOCUMENT PROCEDURE:
Use plant address as consignee on ocean B/L and ship to on commercial invoice.

Send the original documents (invoices and Bill of Lading) via courier to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez at the plant address.

Transmit copies of all documents by e-mail to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez within 1-2 days after departure to start customs clearance. Indicate on your message, the airway bill number, date and courier used to forward original documents.

AIR FREIGHT SHIPMENTS (MOLDS ONLY)
IMPORTANT:
1)    Every mold coming to Venezuela requires a temporary import license that must be granted by customs authorities prior to its arrival to the Venezuelan airport.   For this purpose, a copy of the respective invoice needs to be transmitted by e-mail to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez prior to the departure of the mold from any Tupperware plant.  Once approved, the original invoice must be attached to the original Airway Bill and sent along with the cargo.

2)    The consignee on the AWB must always be Dart de Venezuela C.A.(Rif: J-00046103-1) due to the temporary import license.

AIRPORT: 

Maiquetía

FREIGHT CHARGES: 

Prepaid**

**Molds have to be airshipped on a prepaid basis only, due to the Currency Exchange Control System imposed by the Venezuelan government. The AWB must always indicate the total prepaid air freight charges, needed for customs clearance.

Broker:
Taurel Y Cía
Avenida Soublette
Edificio Taurel
El Canton
LaGuaira

Contact:   Gleide Yamilet Silva
Phone:      58-212-303.2250
Fax:           58-212-303.2257


DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:


Commercial Invoice*:
2 original invoices signed in blue ink (must be issued in Spanish).

*The invoice must indicate rental charges, value for insurance purposes, the Spanish description of the product manufactured by the mold (please contact Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez to get such description), quantity of wooden boxes, gross weight, net weight (if possible) and country of origin.

Airway Bill:
1 original and 1 copy

DOCUMENT PROCEDURE:

Use plant address as consignee on airway bill and ship to on commercial invoice. The original invoices must be attached to the Airway Bill.
Transmit copies of all documents to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez on the same day of departure to start customs clearance.

OCEAN SHIPMENTS (OTHER THAN MOLDS):

PORT: 

Puerto Cabello

FREIGHT CHARGES: 

Prepaid**

**Products are to be shipped on a prepaid bases only, due to the Currency Exchange Control System imposed by the Venezuelan government.

IMPORTANT: In order to export products to Venezuela, it is necessary to get an authorization from the government (Cadivi) prior to the shipment, for which you have to issue a proforma invoice with all the information listed below. Once the authorization is granted, you will be advised to release the cargo. No shipment could take place without a written authorization. Any failure to comply with this requirement could cause the return of the products at the exporter´s expense.

The proforma invoice must have the following:

1.      Description and code number of products

2.      Quantity of products

3.      Payment terms

4.      Unit price

5.      Total price

6.      Broker fees / Shipping and handling charges at origin

7.      Inland freight at origin

8.      Prepaid ocean freight to Puerto Cabello

9.      Name and address of consignee (the plant address)

10. Name and address of manufacturer

11. Origin of products

12. Harmonized customs declaration code number

13.  Port of origin

                  

BROKER:
Kuehne & Nagel          (Notify party, when shipping products only)
Calle Municipio, Centro Comercial Puerto Azul, Nivel Terraza, Local 5-2, Puerto Cabello, Edo.
Carabobo
Contact:          Edna Panait
Phone:          58-242-3619155 / 3618973
Fax:               58-242-3618475


NOTES:
1)    The Bill of Lading must indicate the total prepaid ocean freight charges, needed for customs clearance.

2) Every import of toys needs an import license. For this purpose, a sample of the toy must be sent to the plant, by Courier, for analysis, prior to any shipment. A written authorization is necessary for the release of the goods.

3) Separate Bills of Lading are needed when shipping molds and product together. Both must show Taurel as the broker (please refer to Ocean Shipments, Molds Only, above, for details).

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Commercial Invoice:
2 originals.  For plastic products, raw material and others, the description must be in Spanish, and the invoice must mention the purchase order number. All invoices must be originally signed in blue ink.

Ocean Bill of Lading:
3 originals

Certificate of Origin:
1 original and 1 carbon copy.  Required for shipments from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and other members of Comunidad Andina (CAN) or the ALADI agreement.

Packing List:
1 original and 1 copy, per container shipped.  This should indicate the container number, description and quantity of each item in that container, as well as the purchase order number.

Technical Sheet, Certificate of Analysis
1 original and 1 copy, for raw material

NOTE:
For shipments in which Tupperware Products S.A. is involved, supplier should not send invoices along with the rest of the original documents.  Tupperware Products must forward its invoice for clearance.  All invoices must be originally signed in blue ink.

DOCUMENT PROCEDURE:

Use plant address  as consignee on bill of lading and ship to/sold to on commercial invoice.

Send the set of original documents (invoices, bill of ladings, certificate of origin, packing list, certificate of analysis) via courier to the plant address to the attention of Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez.

NOTE:
Transmit copies of all documents to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez within 1 - 2 days after departure to start customs clearance.  Indicate on your message, the airway bill number, date and courier used to forward original documents.

AIR FREIGHT SHIPMENTS - OTHER THAN MOLDS (Door to Airport):

AIRPORT: 

Valencia

FREIGHT CHARGES: 

Prepaid 

**Products are to be shipped on a prepaid basis only, due to the Currency Exchange Control System imposed by the Venezuelan government.

IMPORTANT: In order to export products to Venezuela, it is necessary to get an authorization from the government (Cadivi) prior to the shipment, for which you have to issue a proforma invoice with all the information listed below. Once the authorization is granted, you will be advised to release the cargo. No shipment could take place without a written authorization. Any failure to comply with this requirement could cause the return of the products at the exporter´s expense.

The proforma invoice must have the following:

14. Description and code number of products

15. Quantity of products

16. Payment terms

17. Unit price

18. Total price

19. Broker fees / Shipping and handling charges at origin

20. Inland freight at origin

21. Prepaid ocean freight to Puerto Cabello

22. Name and address of consignee (the plant address)

23. Name and address of manufacturer

24. Origin of products

25. Harmonized customs declaration code number

26.  Port of origin

Broker:
Kuehne & Nagel
Centro Empresarial Aerocentro
Zona Industrial Sur II, Edificio G
Oficinas PB-05, PB-06
Valencia
Edo.
Carabobo
Attn:  Digmary Soto
Phone:    58-212-331-5950/331-3156/332-4090
Fax:         58-212-331-1583


NOTES:

1) The AWB must indicate total prepaid air freight charges, needed for customs clearance.


2) Every import of toys needs an import license. For this purpose, a sample of the toy must be sent to the plant, by Courier, for analysis, prior to any shipment of toys. A written authorization is necessary for the release of the goods.

3) Separate Airway Bills are needed when shipping molds and product together. Both must show Taurel as the broker.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

COMMERCIAL INVOICE:
2 originals.  For plastic products, raw material and others, the description must be in Spanish, and the invoice must mention the purchase order number. All invoices must be originally signed in blue ink.

AIRWAY BILL:

1 original and 1 copy

CERTIFICATE OF ORIGIN:
1 original and 1 carbon copy.  Required for shipments from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and other members of Comunidad Andina (Can) or the ALADI agreement.

Technical Sheet, Certificate of Analysis:
1 original, 1 copy for raw material.

NOTE:
For shipments in which Tupperware Products S.A. is involved, supplier should not send invoices along with the rest of the original documents.  Tupperware Products must forward its invoice for clearance.

DOCUMENT PROCEDURE:

Use plant address as consignee on AWB and ship to/sold to on commercial invoice.

The original documents (invoice, certificate of origin, certificate of analysis)  have to be attached to the AWB and sent with the items being shipped.

Document copies must be transmitted by e-mail to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez on the same day of departure.

COURIER SHIPMENTS OTHER THAN MOLDS (Door to Door)

FREIGHT:
              Prepaid

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED:

Commercial invoice*:
2  originals (in Spanish) showing customs value and country of origin.

Certificate of Origin:
1 original and 1 carbon copy.  Required for shipments from Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and other members of Comunidad Andina (CAN) or the ALADI agreement.

Technical Sheet, Certificate of Analysis:
1 original, 1 copy for raw material.

DOCUMENT PROCEDURE:
Use plant address as consignee on the AWB and ship to/sold to on the commercial invoice.

The original documents (invoices, certificate of origin, certificate of analysis) should be attached to the AWB and sent with the items being shipped. Document copies must be transmitted by e-mail to Ramón Ramos / Katiuska Rodríguez on the same day of departure.

*NOTE:

For shipments in which Tupperware Products, S.A. is involved, supplier should not send invoices along with the rest of the original documents. Tupperware Products must forward its invoice for clearance. All invoices must be originally signed in blue ink.