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« on: September 26, 2013, 08:37:20 PM »

Hi Gents

Does anyone have any experience with dealing with import without a clearance agency via the port

Im thinking of having some perishable goods sent over from Singapore for distribution. But the import duty and vat just about kills the idea if i go via the Cambodian customs website tariffs.
Ive sent an email via their contact form but getting no response...

therefore a couple of questions:
Any one had any dealing with them at the port
Is it a straight forward process too get clearance if you pay the duty and VAT and the goods are legit
Is their a discounted rate for duty from other Asean countries?

Cant mention what the perishable goods are until distribution agreements signed..
Look forward too your expertise as always and Charlie Harpers we haven't forgot about you and the accommodation

Cheers and beers




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« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2013, 10:16:36 AM »

Its week-end, So I give you something to read 

ASEAN import&export rules Cambodia.

Take special attention to "9. Preferential Tariff Rates under the AFTA",  But not exclude the other articles.

http://www.cambodiainvestment.gov.kh/investors-information/trade-and-custom.html

Fore product made solely in a AEAN member state, or at least made fore X % in a member state you have to prove the origin of the imported products.

http://customs.gov.kh/rules_of_origin.html

"Clearance agency"? It is the general department of customs that clear the imported products, So there is no way to circumvent this.

In my opinion the import via a shipping agency from Manufacture&Port to Port, Where you can pick-up the imported goods after the clearance and payment of the taxes, Or to your Door can become more cheaper and simpler then doing the job by yourself, Due to the complex regulations, Tea money, And the problems the will face you (Customs have a shop in the port where the sale withhold goods to "the public") 

The shipping agent&freight forwarder can even make a bundle from the products delivered by dive-rend company's, And forwards them to you.

Chinese are the cheapest shipping agents&freight forwarders at the moment, So try to find one that pas by Sihanoukville port.

Still need a beer after reading this all?  :yes:




 
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« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2013, 12:15:32 PM »


Contact these people , used by a lot of expats here    http://www.seacamlogistics.com/index.php
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« Reply #3 on: September 27, 2013, 05:49:59 PM »

Thanks for this interesting piece Frans , much appreciated . From what i have just read, their usually  is a reduction in duty via Asean countries on proof of delivery. whether that means a reduction of duty from where they came from or where the goods were actually made. is another matter.

As they UK goods but being supplied by a distributor in Singapore. Hopefully where they were sent from?

It does state for beers that this is 35% and "general exception" under the Common Effective Preferential Tariff (CEPT) scheme for the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement . therefore if im reading this right " general exception" meaning no exception for reduced duty!

Thanks will give a longer read this weekend with a beer or two


Its week-end, So I give you something to read 

ASEAN import&export rules Cambodia.

Take special attention to "9. Preferential Tariff Rates under the AFTA",  But not exclude the other articles.

http://www.cambodiainvestment.gov.kh/investors-information/trade-and-custom.html

Fore product made solely in a AEAN member state, or at least made fore X % in a member state you have to prove the origin of the imported products.

http://customs.gov.kh/rules_of_origin.html

"Clearance agency"? It is the general department of customs that clear the imported products, So there is no way to circumvent this.

In my opinion the import via a shipping agency from Manufacture&Port to Port, Where you can pick-up the imported goods after the clearance and payment of the taxes, Or to your Door can become more cheaper and simpler then doing the job by yourself, Due to the complex regulations, Tea money, And the problems the will face you (Customs have a shop in the port where the sale withhold goods to "the public") 

The shipping agent&freight forwarder can even make a bundle from the products delivered by dive-rend company's, And forwards them to you.

Chinese are the cheapest shipping agents&freight forwarders at the moment, So try to find one that pas by Sihanoukville port.

Still need a beer after reading this all?  :yes:




 
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« Reply #4 on: September 27, 2013, 10:21:39 PM »

Dont expect customs in Cambodia to be as straightforward as back home.

I'd contact the people Arjay recommended.
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« Reply #5 on: September 28, 2013, 09:48:16 AM »

Yes, The have a good fame.
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« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2013, 05:39:14 PM »

Hi Guys
Contacted the previous Ajray suggested and very fast coming back with a decent price and seem like they could be the answer. Thanks for that and owe u a beer Arjay
cheers and beers
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« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2013, 10:37:31 AM »

If you have the extra time (non perishable goods) I hear it is cheaper by way of paying less tea money if you have the container delivered to PP and open it there. They seem to charge more by the book than in SHV where they will rip you off big time.! :wall:
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« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2013, 01:24:30 PM »

I hope it's pool tables.......

I can't wait for the day when snooky gets a proper pool table.......

Save me buying one when I move over......


Charleys and 1 or 2 others are not bad but just that style of table is not good for me

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« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2013, 02:39:57 PM »

Buy one for Charlie's, you'll probably be living here anyway ;)
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« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2013, 06:21:11 PM »

Buy one for Charlie's, you'll probably be living here anyway ;)

No it wont be pool tables gents , but when i was a kid i used to go around with a guy who covered them and help him out. the cushions were a bugger and many times a staple gun went in worng direction . good times though repairing pool tables in bars and having a few slurps.

maybe a niche in the market their guys for you if no decent pool tables about.

hope to see you soon at charly harpers if you stil have some rentals for a yorkshire man!
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« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2013, 01:32:54 PM »

You'll be in good company NM, spent quite a while around Yorkshire myself. Plenty of other Northern Monkeys here too, have to outdo the Southern Softies!
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« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2013, 03:26:43 PM »

You'll be in good company NM, spent quite a while around Yorkshire myself. Plenty of other Northern Monkeys here too, have to outdo the Southern Softies!

Looking forward to it ad getting back into the warmth and seeing some smiling faces again- will be in touch regarding two rooms for me and my cider drinking friend .

Also i have some Music memorabilia im knocking out, now that im clearing my house in the UK. Mainly from the pub days. if anyones interested i would bring over possibly without the frames.Would suit any rock n roll places n town. If anyones interested please drop me pm with your email address and i will forward on. Some elvis stamps from the states/bee gees stamp from isle of man - green day guitar picks - u2 stub tickets etcccc
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« Reply #13 on: October 04, 2013, 05:24:18 PM »

You could try the Led Zephyr Music bar in Ochheuteal, not sure about the email address but pretty sure they have a website.
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« Reply #14 on: October 04, 2013, 07:28:16 PM »

You'll be in good company NM, spent quite a while around Yorkshire myself. Plenty of other Northern Monkeys here too, have to outdo the Southern Softies!

That's fighting talk........
 
Bring it on big boy........  Draw at best. ....     Ha ha

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Yes there is room for good tables........ Here are all ex snooker tables 12 ft'ers a pain in the arse...
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