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Import and export declaration charge to be capped at $200 from tomorrow

     The Government's measure to cap the import and export declaration (TDEC) charge at $200 will take effect from tomorrow (August 1). The cap will apply to goods imported to Hong Kong, or exported or re-exported from Hong Kong, on or after August 1.

     Under the above measure, for each TDEC involving goods at a value above $1.644 million, the TDEC charge will remain at $200.

     The arrangements for the lodgement of TDECs and payment of charges will remain unchanged. For enquiries, please contact the Customs and Excise Department (hotline: 2707 7748, email: customsenquiry@customs.gov.hk), the Census and Statistics Department (hotline: 2877 1818, email: trade-declaration@censtatd.gov.hk) or the three Government-appointed service providers of Government Electronic Trading Services (namely Brio Electronic Commerce Limited, Global e-Trading Services Limited and Tradelink Electronic Commerce Limited, with contact information available at www.cedb.gov.hk/citb/en/Policy_Responsibilities/gets_sp.html).

Ends/Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Issued at HKT 10:08