Chilean Customs, in accordance with ANFACH, the Chilean Customs Union, went on strike beginning Wednesday, May 20 with an indefinite duration. Local operations indicate that delays are possible for both imports and exports, to and from Chile.
Imports to SCL
Live animals, human remains and perishable shipments will be released upon arrival, but clearance may be delayed
All other commodities are going to be held and stores in the customs warehouse until the end of the strike
Exports from SCL
Live animal and human remains shipments are not impacted by this strike
Perishable shipments may be exported, but the export process may be delayed
All other commodities are subject to delays
We will provide more details as they become available.
For information on how this strike may impact a specific shipment, please contact your local Air Canada Cargo representative.