Custom Clearance in Korea may be Getting Simplier for European Companies

Many of my clients have complained, over the years, that the Korean Customs Service (“KCS”) is much slower in clearing goods than other Asian customs departments. I have, also, run into instances where certain products were delayed significantly by the Customs Service in Korea because of inexperience with particular products. In the not-so-distant past, the KCS and other agencies were notorious for delaying clearance in order to allow Korean-made products to get to market first. Good news for companies and

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