Required Trade Documents
Three copies of the ordinary commercial
invoice should accompany shipments. The invoice should contain a full and accurate
description of the goods, the marks and numbers, value of the merchandise m country of
origin, and net and gross weight. The invoice should bear a statement that the products
being shipped are of the origin country and that they are manufactured in the origin
country. If the products contain any foreign components, the country of origin and
percentage of the foreign components must be indicated. The full name and address of the
manufacturer also must be included .the invoice also must contain a statement, duly signed
by a responsible member of the firm, that it is true and correct.
The commercial invoice must be certified by
the appropriate chamber of before presentation for legalization. Exporters should
ascertain from their importers whether additional copies of documents are required, if so,
whether they must be legalized.
Bill of Lading
A separate certificate of origin is required
for shipments to Yemen. The general from sold by commercial stationers is acceptable. The
certificate should bear a statement that the products being shipped are of the origin
country and that they were manufactured in the origin. If the products contain any foreign
components, the country of origin and percentage must be indicated. The full name and
address of the manufacturer also must be included. Exporters should contact their
importers to ascertain the number of copies of this certificate they require. The document
is to be certified by the appropriate chamber of commerce before presentation for
There are no relegations specifying the form
or number of bills of lading required for any particular shipment .a bill of lading
customarily shows the name of the shipper, the name and the address of the consignee, port
of destination, port of discharge, description of the goods, the listing of the freight
and other charges, the number of bills of lading in the full set, and the signature of the
carriers official acknowledging receipt on board of the goods for shipment .the
information should correspond to that shown on the invoices and the packages . Consular
legalization is not required. Freight charges generally should be prepaid.
The air waybill replaces the bill of lading
on air cargo shipments.
The steamship certificate, issued by the
steamship company, must state that the ship is not an Israeli vessel and is not scheduled
to call at any Israeli port during the voyage. The certificate must be certified by the
appropriate chamber of commerce before legalization.
A health certificate is required for shipments
to Yemen of animal stocks, food, and agricultural products.
All freight insurance on imports must be
placed in Yemen. Exporters therefore should quote prices on a CFR. (duties are levied on
the CIF value).