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How Much Tax China Customs Collect From Imported Wood and Timber

In 1997, the year Seahog logistics was established, we already engaged in handling import customs clearance in China for logs and timber and relevant products. We started from Donguan, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, and expanded to Xiamen, Ningbo, Shanghai, Qingdao and Tianjin, where we set up offices and built operation teams. In the past 20 years, we have handled thousands of import shipments containing logs, timber, and wood products from all over the world, and meanwhile, we have been widening our vision and deepening our understanding of over international timber market, and most importantly, we have become a company specialized in handling customs clearance and relevant logistics only for import shipments. We care our clients, and understand what clients want , and satisfy them with our experience and expertise in the field we have been focusing and specializing.  

The basic operation flow of getting logs and timber imported into China
Sign import agency agreement¡úimporter/exporter provide shipment details¡úlocate HS code and check tax rate¡úcheck whether certificate for regulated species or for non-regulated species is required¡úarrange shipment to China¡úshipment arrival¡údocument exchange¡úcommodity inspection declaration ¡úcustoms declaration¡úChina customs verifies declared prices and issues tax bills¡úpay taxes¡úinspections¡úcustoms release¡úfumigation¡úpick up goods¡údeliver to appointed place  

Operation Time Frame
1.Document exchange - half a day
2.commodity inspection declaration, and obtain bill of entry - two days
3.ustoms declaration¡úChina customs verifies declared prices and issues tax bills¡úpay taxes¡úinspections¡úcustoms release:  two days
4.Fumigation: 1 days
For reference only.  

Required documents
certificate of origin, Phytosanitary Certificate a.  packing list, invoice, sale contract are must basic required docs for China customs clearance. For rose wood, certificate for non-regulated/regulated species, and CITES might be required, depending on the exact species.    

Tax Rates
Logs: 13%, batten 17%,  wood veneer 20.5%






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