This volume gives an authentic introduction and brief explanation of Chinese folklore and customs from such aspects as mascots, zodiac, folk deities, birthday customs, traditional wedding and funeral ceremonies.
The long-awaited modernisation of the European Unionèˆ—s Community Customs Code (CCC) of 1992 remains entangled in technical difficulties, and the very complex CCC, with its unsignposted and seemingly unrelated provisions, remains in force. Yet it is t
The countries comprising East Asia have experienced impressive economic growth and made substantial moves to liberalize trade policies. In light of the region’s remarkable impact on global commerce, international trade professionals minimize the importanc
Today, customs officials are facing new challenges: they must ensure the smooth flow of trade while applying necessary controls on the one hand, while protecting the health and safety of the Community's citizens on the other. To achieve - and maint
With the intensified focus on antiterrorism in US trade policy — and the transfer of the Customs Service from the US Treasury Department to the Department of Homeland Security as the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection — traditional ways of thinking a
Although valuation is fundamental to both tax and customs liability in international transactions, values calculated by the two regimes can differ, often markedly, in situations where no clear rules of transfer pricing apply. Through
This book offers a detailed, practical overview of the market of the European Community (EC) and its main instruments in commercial policy and trade. It focuses on the practical aspects and application of those laws regarding the EC's major trading partne
The customs union of the original six European Economic Community member states proved a solid base for the evolution of the European integration process in both a political and economic sense. In this thoroughly revised and extended
Involvement in trade or the study of trade requires an understanding of the applicable rules and the ability to access them. When the rules become increasingly detailed and complex, however, understanding and access prove difficult. <
The inclusion of agricultural products in the current customs union is one of the potential future steps on the road to further political and economic integration between Turkey and the EU. This book examines the effects of such integration of agricultura
It was the first long novel describing the Yao nationality’s life in China. The book based on DuJie, which is an ancient grown-up ceremony of the Yao nationality, introduces the life, customs and habits of Yao nationality to readers.