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Peru to Officially Commence ATA Carnet Operations

Friday, February 16, 2024

Boomerang Carnets Welcomes Third Latin American Country to Carnet System

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has announced Peru’s acceptance as a member of the ATA Carnet International Guaranteeing chain during a meeting of the ICC World Chambers Federation (ECF) General Council on November 21, 2023.  The Lima Chamber of Commerce is the national guaranteeing and issuing association appointed by Peru Customs (National Superintendency of Customs and Tax Administration, SUNAT).  ATA Carnet operations in Peru will officially begin on April 30, 2024.  Peru is the third country in Latin America, after Chile and Mexico, to accept the use of ATA Carnets for temporary admission of goods.  This is welcome news for exporters looking to expand their business and services into the Peru trade market that commands sums in the billions yearly. 

The ATA Carnet is an internationally accepted customs document for temporarily exported merchandise or goods.  It allows cross border movement of those goods import-duty and -tax free into  into 87+ carnet countries and territories for up to a year.  The ATA Carnet is known as the Merchandise Passport for boomerang freight® and ideal for Commercial Samples, Professional Equipment, and Goods for Display at Trade Fairs and Exhibitions.  At the end of the year, all the items listed on the carnet return to the country of origin, thus the term boomerang freight.  

The scope of acceptance for Peru includes professional equipment and goods to be displayed or used at exhibitions, fairs, meetings, and similar events. 

Professional Equipment that can be covered on an ATA Carnet, for example, includes musical instruments, film equipment, repair/testing tools, research equipment, medical devices, surveying equipment, UAVs, and more.  Peru entering the ATA Carnet system will open doors for media teams, musicians, filmmakers, medical professionals, academics/scientists conducting research and many more.    

Goods for Display at Trade Fairs and Exhibitions, Fairs, Meetings and Similar Events includes marketing displays, trade show booths, demo equipment, and merchandise & goods for display purposes.   

ATA Carnet use for international Trade Show exhibiting is one of the most expedient and economical methods of expanding your business into international markets.  Trade Fairs are meticulously designed events that put you in front of prospects interested in your goods, merchandise, and services.  The carnet’s benefits are utilized by SMEs, Individuals, and Corporations worldwide and include significant savings of time and money clearing Customs.      

Opportunities in Peru

There are as many as 46 Trade Shows, Expos, Exhibitions scheduled in Peru for 2024 representing a wide range of sectors and business.  They are Agriculture, Animal Exhibition, Automotive, Auto Parts, Beauty (Cosmetics), Education and Training, Energy, Food and Beverage, Gaming, Latin Expo, Medical (Dental, Dermatology, Pediatrics), Metalworking, Mining, Plastics, Security, Travel and Tourism.

Call us! 

Boomerang’s Carnet Specialists provide expert customer service.  We are here to assist you 24/7, just call the Carnet HelpLine® 1-800-ATA-2900 |1-800-282-2900 or email us.  Also, if you have equipment, goods, or merchandise to ship as cargo, instead of hand-carry or accompanying baggage, Boomerang has freight forwarder partners who can deliver your carnet, as well as handle your freight.  Ask about our Boomerang Freight® Solutions when you call or email us.   

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