Customs duty is assessed and set by the importing country customs authorities. It is determined based on a combination of factors, such as product’s country of origin, type of product in accordance to harmonized system (HS) code.
Tax and Duty De Minimis value is essentially the value threshold for when the Customs authority will charge you duties and taxes. Notice the amount is assessed in the local currency, and the duties and taxes will be calculated on the full value of the goods, not just the exceeded amount. Please see table below for list of De Minimis for your country.
In summary, here are the charges you should expect on cross-border purchase:
Duty De Minimis
Tax De Minimis
IATA (International Air Transport Association) regulations prohibit items that may cause danger, damage or delay from international shipping. Please note sample sizes (if applicable) are also subject to the same restrictions. Items include (and are not limited to):
As you may know, there is a risk of certain lithium batteries catching fire. New regulations restrict the shipment of certain types of lithium batteries. However, not all lithium batteries are affected by these regulations.
For more detailed information, please refer to International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Commonly Prohibited Items
Export and important regulations restrict the shipment of the following categories and goods.