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12. Insurance
No insurance will be arranged except upon express instructions given in writing by the Customer and accepted by the Company. All insurance arranged by the Company is subject to the usual exceptions and conditions of the policies of the insurance company or underwriters taking the risk. The Company shall not be under any obligation to arrange a separate insurance on each consignment. Should the insurers dispute their liability for any reason, the insured shall have recourse against the insurers only and the Company shall not be under any responsibility or liability whatsoever in relation thereto notwithstanding that the premium upon the policy may not be at the same rate as the charged by the Company or paid to the Company by its Customer. In so far as the Company agrees to arrange insurance, the Company acts solely as the agent of the Customer using reasonable effects to arrange such insurance. The Company does not warrant or undertake any such insurance will be accepted by the insurance company or underwriters.

13. Time Bar
Unless agreed differently by the Company in writing or suit brought in the proper forum as special under clause 14 of these Conditions, all the Company’s liabilities shall be relieved within 9 months from the date the goods was delivered or should have been delivered by he Company or from the date the consignee was entitled to deem the Goods to have been lost due to failure of delivery.

14. Jurisdiction and Law and Dispute Resolution
14.1 These Conditions and any claim or dispute arising out of or in connection with the services of the Company shall be subject to China law and regulation and exclusive jurisdiction of China courts.
14.2 Any dispute arising out of or in relation to these conditions and any dispute arising from the freight forwarding services provided by the Company shall be referred to China Maritime Arbitration Commission, Beijing for arbitration in accordance with its current arbitration rules. The arbitration award shall be final and binding upon the parties.
(Note: You should choose either clause 14.1 or 14.2 as your law and jurisdiction clause. However, you should not show both of the aforesaid two clauses at the same time in your Standard Trading Conditions.)  

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