Save More In Logistics – De Minimis Value In Popular Countries

作者: Dion Suen

Christmas, New Year, Valentine’s Day and other festivals are coming soon, I believe that many business owners have begun to prepare stocks and promotions! If you want to expand foreign markets and deliver goods to customers quickly and safely, the cost of international shipping might be one of your main concerns. How to reduce costs and speed up the customs clearance process? Then you must know the following customs tips:

De minimis value – refers to the duty-free amount of goods. Imported goods with a value lower than the de minimis value can be exempted from import duties!

Now take a look at the de minimis value of the following popular countries and plan a better trade/e-commerce strategy for the coming year:

*Updated in February 2020 *Masks and medical supplies are controlled items in many countries, even if the total amount is less than the de minimis value, duties & VAT may also occur. It is recommended to check with the customs of the importing country before sending the goods.

Read more: Global de minimis value overview 2020

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