What is a C.O. of P.R. China ?

The Certificate of Origin of the People's Republic of China (Certificate of Origin) is a document certifying that the origin of certain goods being exported is the People's Republic of China,i.e. the goods being exported is either a natural product of China or a product that has undergone its main and last manufacturing or processing in China, which makes a substantial transformation in the shape, characteristics, form or applications of the main raw materials used.

As one of the issuing organizations approved by the government, the CCPIT/CCOIC started issuing certificates of origin in the early 1950s. With its experience of more than forty years and its fairness and accuracy, the CCPIT/CCOIC has been providing prompt and efficient service to Chinese export enterprises.

As stipulated in the Rule of Origin of China, the CCPIT/CCOIC is one the issuing organizations of Certificates of Origin. Therefore, enterprises that are legitimately established in China and enjoy the right to engage in foreign trade, enterprises engaged in "processing of supplied raw materials", "processing according to supplied samples", "assembling of supplied components", and "compensation trade", and enterprises with foreign investment may, as needed, come to the CCPIT /CCOIC, or its branch offices over China, to apply for Certificates of Origin.

For goods processed or assembled wholly, or partly, with imported raw materials and components, or foreign goods re-exported from China, for which a Certificate of Origin of the People's Republic of China cannot be issued because of not being in accordance with the Rule of Origin of the People's Republic of China, the exported enterprises may apply for a Certificate of Processing, or Certificate of Re-Export with the CCPIT/CCOIC.

  1. Exporter
  2. Consignee
  3. Means of transport and route
  4. Country/Region of Destination
  5. For certifying authority use only
  6. Marks and numbers
  7. Number and kind of packages;Description of goods
  8. H.S. Code
  9. Quantity
  10. Number of date of invoices
  11. Declaration by the exporter
  12. Certification
    and date;
    and Stamp of certifying authority