bonded warehouse



Secured facility supervised by customs authorities, where dutiable landed imports are stored pending their re-export, or release on assessment and payment of import duties, taxes, and other charges. Also called customs warehouse.

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  • My grand father's computer ordered from the U.S sat for days in the bonded warehouse before the government gave clearance.

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  • The bonded warehouse at the Los Angeles port was experiencing a severe backlog, causing many products bound for China to sit in their shipping containers and on pallets well beyond their ship-by dates.

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  • You need to make sure that everything is always up to code in your bonded warehouse so that no disasters happen.

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