The ATA Carnet system is a "temporary duty-free import certificate system" created by the World Customs Organization and the International Chamber of Commerce. The system was created in the 1960s. According to the provisions of the ATA Convention and the Istanbul Convention, the Customs of each Party (currently 75) allows certain types of temporary inbound and outbound goods to use ATA certificates in place of domestic declarations and imports and exports. The deposit, thus unifying and simplifying the customs clearance procedures, makes it possible to pass a customs clearance.
The emergence of the ATA certificate system has greatly promoted the exchange and development of international economy, trade, technology, culture and tourism, and has been warmly welcomed by the international business community. Passport clearance. "
The ATA certificate is issued and guaranteed by the chamber of commerce approved by the governments of the contracting parties. The China Council for the Promotion of International Trade / China International Chamber of Commerce is the certification and guarantee institution for China's ATA certificate, and its specific functions are assumed by its commercial legal service center. In order to make it easier for enterprises and institutions to apply for ATA documents nearby, CCPIT has authorized 65 local CCPIT to carry out visa work, which basically covers the major domestic transportation port cities.