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Power of Attorney

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Power of attorney, in the context of customs clearance, is the authorization required to be given to the customs broker on behalf of the importer or exporter.

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What is power of attorney?

In the case of customs clearance, this refers to the authorization required to be given to the customs broker on behalf of the importer or exporter.


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