Tax: up to 1%
Duties: up to 30% on restricted items
Restricted items: Certain Apple, Huawei, and ZTE items, chemicals.
Non-working days: Saturday, Sunday, and Public Holidays
Lead times: ~ 3 weeks
Best Carrier option: Freight Forwarder or Courier
Prominent Languages: English
The Complexities of Importing into the USA
As a world leader in both the Tech and Medical fields, it comes as no surprise that the USA headquarters several big Tech players, such as Google, Microsoft, Apple, and Salesforce. Several leading CROs such as Icon also choose to call the USA home. Similarly, the country is dotted with data centers for large corporations, including Equinix. Recently, shipping into the USA has become more complicated as trade wars with China have led to additional restrictions and compliance requirements for certain goods.
How TecEx Can Help You Import into the USA
TecEx thrives when it comes to complex transactions. Boasting a long history of successfully overcoming obstacles like trade wars, and more recently Covid-19 and Brexit, TecEx is fully equipped to ensure your USA shipment is delivered in record time. Our TecEx App will also give you access to insights, such as accurate import tax calculations.
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