Restricted items: Encrypted items
Non-working days: Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays
Lead times: 3-4 weeks
Best Carrier option: Freight Forwarder or Courier
Prominent Languages: Cantonese
The Complexities of Importing into Hong Kong
Hong Kong is considered a free port, meaning there are no taxes or duties on imported items. Due to it being a free port Hong Kong has long been regarded as the West’s gateway to China. However, extensive compliance is still required when trading with Hong Kong, particularly when goods are encrypted. With almost all the West’s biggest companies housing their data centers here Hong Kong has seen a boom in the technology sector. Despite recent concerns over the safety of client data in Hong Kong, the Technology industry continues to thrive and grow with many large companies choosing to keep their key datacentres situated here.
How TecEx Can Help You Import into Hong Kong
TecEx has extensive knowledge of all compliance documents required for trade with Hong Kong. We can assist in sourcing all these documents, including the HKTID. Rest assured in the knowledge that your goods are in the safest hands possible. Our services are especially useful to those shipping to datacentres where you may not have a physical presence. TecEx not only ensures the goods arrive at their destination, but we can also assist with installation providing a truly white-glove service.
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