Tax: up to 30%

Duties: 0%

Restricted items: Dependent on size of cargo 

Non-working days: Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays

Lead times: 2-3 weeks

Best Carrier option: Freight Forwarder or Courier 

Prominent Languages: French

The Complexities of Importing into New Caledonia

New Caledonia is a popular tourist destination with thriving tourism industry. At the same time, the whole of the South Pacific region has become a hub for the development of submarine cable systems. These submarine cable developments have positively impacted the New Caledonian telecommunications industry, which has grown significantly.

Furthermore, the thriving hotel industry has driven some Tech imports into the area to connect chain hotels with the global WAN. As a small island, New Caledonia does not have the infrastructure necessary to facilitate large shipments and has put restrictions on cargo size in place, particularly for air freight. Furthermore, despite their proximity, many Australian companies struggle when trying to import into New Caledonia.   

How TecEx Can Help You Import into New Caledonia

Many Australian and international companies have turned to TecEx to resolve their challenges when exporting here. We have established efficient and reliable processes to get goods in-country with minimal risk to you. Our team accurately completes all pre-compliance and ensures that goods fit within the size restrictions for a seamless shipping experience.  

Click here to learn more about what to expect when shipping into Australia and the Pacific Islands. 

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