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Buenos Aires (ARBUE)

Argentina

General info

address
Buenos Aires, Argentina
EMAIL
website
http://www.puertobuenosaires.gov.ar/
phone
(54) 11 4342-1727
fax
54 4312 0947
cororate office
Buenos Aires, Argentina
ANNUAL CARGO TONNAGE
11.7 million metric tonnes (2010)
ANNUAL CONTAINER VOLUME
1.1 million (2010)

The port of Buenos Aires is located on a firth of the Rio de la Plata in Argentina is a principal maritime port of the country. It handles a wide range of exports of cargoes. Rapidly growing huge cargo container ships are calling it Argentina with Buenos Aires handling almost half of the country’s maritime trade.

Inland service data

Major towns near seaport

San Vicente, La Plata, Lujan, Campana, Zarate, Mercedes, Chivilcoy, San Pedro, Gualeguaychu, Gualeguay, Veinticinco de Mayo, Chacabuco, Dolores, Pergamino, San Nicolas, Concepcion del Uruguay, Junin, Villa Constitucion, Nueve de Julio, Victoria

Carrier mapping

List of main shipping lines serving the port

APL, CMA CGM, Evergreen, Hamburg Sud, Hanjin, Hapag-Lloyd, K Line, Maersk, MOL, MSC, NYK, ZIM

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Export requirements

Country Requirements & Restrictions

Commercial invoices must be presented in Spanish (one original and three copies) with the caption "Original Invoice." Carbon copies, printed copies, or photocopied invoices will not be accepted in place of the original. In addition, a properly authorized member of the firm must provide an original signature in ink on each copy of the invoice presented (i.e., the original and three copies). The certificate of origin is a document that may be required by Argentine Customs for consumer goods, textiles, footwear, apparel, printing machines and machine tools, organic chemicals, tires, bicycle parts, flat-rolled iron and steel, certain iron and steel tubes, air conditioning equipment, wood fiberboard, fabrics, toys, games, brooms, and brushes. At least three (3) copies of the packing list should be included as part of the shipping documents sent to the consignee or the agent thereof. The exact contents of each package should be clearly identified. This should include each item's gross weight and net weight and each package's marks and numbers. The required information must be consistent with all information shown on the commercial invoice.

Forms & Certificates

The following documents are required for all maritime shipments, regardless of value: Commercial invoice (original and three copies) Bill of lading (minimum of one copy for customs purposes) Packing list (not generally required for bulk commodities or for articles that are identical in kind, characteristics, composition, weight, etc.) Insurance certificate (if insurance coverage is purchased by the exporter)

Key Customs Facts

There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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Country Requirements & Restrictions

There are no unique Country Requirements / Restrictions for this port.You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

Forms & Certificates

The U.S. exporter must request this document when purchasing insurance and should proceed according to the details provided by the importer. Marine insurance can be obtained from any insurance company.

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There are no unique customs formalities for this port. You can always reach out to us directly in case of any further queries.

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