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    Hi teachers,

    The following phrase appears in an article regarding customs rules:

    Import/Export Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration Certificate

    I want to know if the structure of this phrase is correct? Would it be OK or better if I put it this way: Certificate of Import/Export Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration

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    Quote Originally Posted by sallie View Post
    Hi teachers,
    The following phrase appears in an article regarding customs rules:
    Import/Export/Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration Certificate
    I want to know if the structure of this phrase is correct? Would it be OK or better if I put it this way: Certificate of Import/Export Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration
    Probably only needs a / as in red. I assume it is a heading.

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    Thank you very much curmudgeon. So the term "Declaration Registration Certificate" seems ok?

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    Yes, if the sender is making the declaration then that seems fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by sallie View Post
    Hi teachers,

    The following phrase appears in an article regarding customs rules:

    Import/Export Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration Certificate

    I want to know if the structure of this phrase is correct? Would it be OK or better if I put it this way: Certificate of Import/Export Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration
    I disagree with curmudgeon. IMO, "goods" is the noun that is modified by either "import" or "export". This is a Goods Declaration Registration Certificate that is used by recipients who import goods or senders who export goods. The title is a mess.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sallie View Post
    Hi teachers,

    The following phrase appears in an article regarding customs rules:

    Import/Export Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration Certificate

    I want to know if the structure of this phrase is correct? Would it be OK or better if I put it this way: Certificate of Import/Export Goods Recipient/Sender Declaration Registration
    I think yours is the better of the two, Sallie.
    Regards

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