Shipping Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam
In recent years, Fertilizer are one of the favorite imported products in Vietnam’s consumer market, including Fertilizer commodities imported from Germany. So how to transport Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam? How much is the shipping cost? Which shipping method is suitable and how long does the shipping take?
In this article, Freight forwarder and customs broker HP Global Vietnam – who have many years of handling Fertilizer shipments Germany to Vietnam will share information including: Fertilizer HS code in Vietnam, Fertilizer import value from Germany to Vietnam, import duty in Vietnam, shipping time from Germany to Vietnam and some services we provide
VAT and Import duty on Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam
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Vietnam and Germany are members of EVFTA, therefore, Fertilizer imported from Germany to Vietnam can enjoy special preferential import duty
VAT and import duty on importing Fertilizer to Vietnam year 2023
|HS||Descriptions||VAT||Preferential import duty||Special preferential import duty EVFTA|
|3101||Animal or vegetable fertilisers, whether or not mixed together or chemically treated; fertilisers produced by the mixing or chemical treatment of animal or vegetable products.|
|31010010||– Of solely vegetable origin||5||0||0|
|31010092||– – Of animal origin (other than guano), chemically treated||5||0||0|
|31010099||– – Other||5||0||0|
|3102||Mineral or chemical fertilisers, nitrogenous.|
|31021000||– Urea, whether or not in aqueous solution||5||6||0|
|– Ammonium sulphate; double salts and mixtures of ammonium sulphate and ammonium nitrate:|
|31022100||– – Ammonium sulphate||5||0||0|
|31022900||– – Other||5||0||0|
|31023000||– Ammonium nitrate, whether or not in aqueous solution||5||3||0|
|31024000||– Mixtures of ammonium nitrate with calcium carbonate or other inorganic non-fertilising substances||5||0||0|
|31025000||– Sodium nitrate||5||0||0|
|31026000||– Double salts and mixtures of calcium nitrate and ammonium nitrate||5||0||0|
|31028000||– Mixtures of urea and ammonium nitrate in aqueous or ammoniacal solution||5||0||0|
|31029000||– Other, including mixtures not specified in the foregoing subheadings||5||0||0|
|3103||Mineral or chemical fertilisers, phosphatic.|
|310311||– – Containing by weight 35 % or more of diphosphorus pentaoxide (P2O5):|
|31031110||– – – Feed grade||5||6||3,7|
|31031190||– – – Other||5||6||3,7|
|310319||– – Other:|
|31031910||– – – Feed grade||5||6||3,7|
|31031990||– – – Other||5||6||3,7|
|31039010||– – Calcined phosphatic fertilisers||5||6||3,7|
|31039090||– – Other||5||0||0|
|3104||Mineral or chemical fertilisers, potassic.|
|31042000||– Potassium chloride||5||0||0|
|31043000||– Potassium sulphate||5||0||0|
|3105||Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing two or three of the fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium; other fertilisers; goods of this Chapter in tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg.|
|310510||– Goods of this Chapter in tablets or similar forms or in packages of a gross weight not exceeding 10 kg:|
|31051010||– – Superphosphates and calcined phosphatic fertilisers||5||6||3,7|
|31051020||– – Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing two or three of the fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium||5||6||3,7|
|31051090||– – Other||5||0||0|
|31052000||– Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing the three fertilising elements nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium||5||6||3,7|
|31053000||– Diammonium hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate)||5||6||0|
|31054000||– Ammonium dihydrogenorthophosphate (monoammonium phosphate) and mixtures thereof with diammonium hydrogenorthophosphate (diammonium phosphate)||5||0||0|
|– Other mineral or chemical fertilisers containing the two fertilising elements nitrogen and phosphorus:|
|31055100||– – Containing nitrates and phosphates||5||0||0|
|31055900||– – Other||5||0||0|
|31056000||– Mineral or chemical fertilisers containing the two fertilising elements phosphorus and potassium||5||0||0|
The classification of a product to a certain HS code is based on the nature, composition, …. of the actual exported commodity at the export time, based on catalogue, technical documents (if any) or /and decided by the Customs Department of Commodity Verification. The actual inspection results of the Customs and announcement by the Customs Department of Commodity Verification are legal basis for applying HS code to exported goods. Exporters are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the products are correctly classified.
Our above advised HS codes are for reference only.
>> For more information about this content, please refer to the article Definition of HS code in Vietnam
Import turnover of Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam
Import value of Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam annually:
Updated import value of Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam:
|Units||Sep-22||First 9 Months 2022|
|Volume||Value (USD)||Volume||Value (USD)|
Source: Synthesized data from statistics of the General Department of Customs Vietnam
Governmental management on importing Fertilizer in Vietnam
What certificates are required in importing fertilizer to Vietnam?
Fertilizers are goods subject to conditional trading and need to be recognized by the Plant Protection Department for circulation in Vietnam; and quality inspection + declaration of conformity upon import.
=> Therefore, for fertilizer importers for the first time, they need to apply for a circulation permit for the type of fertilizer they want to import at the Plant Protection Department.
*Note: Domestic or foreign organizations and individuals (Having representative offices, companies, and branches of companies currently licensed to operate in Vietnam) are allowed to register for fertilizer recognition in their names.
Recognition of circulation of imported fertilizers for the first time
- For fertilizers that are imported for the first time, they must be recognized for circulation with the Plant Protection Department before being imported into Vietnam.
- The condition to be recognized for circulation of fertilizers is to conduct fertilizer testing.
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Customs procedure to import fertilizer into Vietnam
What procedure of importing fertilizer to Vietnam? What documents are needed when importing fertilizer to Vietnam?
Customs dossier for importing fertilizer commodity normally are as below:
- Commercial Invoice (Commercial Invoice)
- Bill of lading (Bill of Lading)
- Certificate of origin (Certificate of origin – in case the importer wants to enjoy special preferential import tax)
- In some cases: Packing List (Goods packing slip)
- Accreditation of fertilizer circulation
- Certificate of quality and conformity certification
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Label for fertilizer commodity imported to Vietnam
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Imported goods need to be fully labeled according to current regulations.
Goods labels must show the following contents:
a) Name of goods;
b) Name and address of the organization or individual responsible for the goods;
c) Origin of goods;
|In addition, with fertilizers, the product labels require the following information:
a) Type of fertilizer;
c) Method of use;
d) Date of manufacture;
e) Expiry date;
g) Ingredient or ingredient quantity;
h) Warning information;
i) Instructions for use, instructions for preservation;
k) For foliar fertilizers, the phrase “Foliar fertilizer” must be clearly stated.
Method and time to transport Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam
HP Global Vietnam – Provide sea, air freight for import/export Fertilizer from Vietnam to countries in the world and vice versa
There are many methods of transporting Fertilizer goods imported into Vietnam, organizations and individuals (who have an office, company or company branch authorized to operate in Vietnam) can choose the shipping method depending on their needs. According to required condition and schedule of shipment to choose.
The popular method of transporting Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam is by sea and by air. In there:
– By sea: Full container transport (Cont20; Cont40) and LCL container transport (odd cargo)
– By air: Transported in cartons, pallets, sacks, …
Shipping time Fertilizer by sea from Germany to Vietnam
The below table show the shipping time from main container ports of Germany to Vietnam (for more update and specific transit time for shipping services, you can contact HP Global team, hotline: ++84 984870199/ ++84 8 8611 5726; email: email@example.com).
|Port (Name, code)||Shipping time to Hai Phong – HPH||Shipping time to Da Nang – DAD||Shipping time to Ho Chi Minh – HCM (Cat Lai/ Cai Mep)|
Hamburg (Germany, Port code: DE HAM)
|35 – 55 days||30 -44 days||29 – 60 days|
Bremen and Bremerhaven (Germany, Port code: DEBRE)
|30 -43 days||33 – 39 days||25 – 40 days|
Wilhelmshaven (Germany, Port code: DEWVN)
|30 – 45 days||30 – 35 days||26 – 32 days|
Duisburg (Germany, Port code: DE DUI)
|31 – 43 days||25 – 40 days||30 – 40 days|
Lubeck (Germany, Port code: DELBC)
|41 – 58 days||33 – 46 days||53 – 60 days|
Frankfurt (Germany, Port code: DEFRA)
|35 – 44 days||30 – 40 days||34 – 46 days|
In case you have not found the seaport information you need in the table above. Do not hesitate to contact us for up-to-date information on shipping times, schedules and shipping quotes from Germany to Vietnam – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
-> See more information about Vietnam’s main seaports: Overview of Vietnam sea ports
How long does it take to ship Fertilizer by air from Vietnam to Germany?
Goods shipped by air require fast speed and accurate time, that is also why air freight is higher than sea.
Currently, Vietnam’s three main international airports are Hanoi (HAN), Da Nang (DAD) and Tan Son Nhat (SGN).
When it comes to air transport, if you fly directly (direct service) from Germany airports to vietnam airports, the time is during the day; transit service (through one or several airports), the time is about 2 – 4 day.
-> See more information about Vietnam’s main airports: Overview of International Airports in Vietnam
Main international airports in Vietnam:
|Airport name, Airport code||City|
|(Vietnam, Tan Son Nhat Airport, IATA code: SGN)||Ho Chi Minh City|
|(Vietnam, Noi Bai Airport, IATA code: HAN)||Ha Noi City – Capital of Vietnam|
|(Vietnam, Da Nang Airport, IATA code: DAD)||Da Nang City|
Some of Germany ‘s main international airports are as follows:
|Airport name, Airport code||City|
Frankfurt am Main Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: FRA)
Airport Berlin Brandenburg (Germany, Airport IATA code: BER)
Munich Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: MUC)
Düsseldorf Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: DUS)
Berlin-Tegel Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: TXL)
Hamburg Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: HAM)
Stuttgart Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: STR)
Cologne Bonn Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: CGN)
Hannover Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: HAJ)
Berlin-Schönefeld Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: SXF)
Nuremberg Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: NUE)
Leipzig/Halle Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: LEJ)
Bremen Airport (Germany, Airport IATA code: BRE)
In case you have not found the airport information you need in the table above. Do not hesitate to contact us for up-to-date information on shipping times, schedules and shipping quotes from Germany to Vietnam – Email: email@example.com
The process of transporting Fertilizer from Germany to Vietnam
After the goods are ready and delivered to the carrier at the designated place or the exporter’s warehouse, the process of transporting Fertilizer into Vietnam will include the following steps:
B1: Transport Fertilizer from exporter’s warehouse to export port
B2: Export clearance + tax payment
B3: Loading and unloading goods at the yard
B4: International shipping (sea, air, …)
B5: Import clearance + tax payment
B6: Exploiting goods at Vietnam’s import ports
B7: Transporting goods from the warehouse/port to the importer’s warehouse
Select HP Global as the freight forwarder/customs broker for your shipments import Fertilizer into Vietnam from Germany
HP Global is the freight forwarder with top reputation in Vietnam. We are member of WCA (top network for independent forwarders in the world). HP Global is also a customs broker who is certified by Vietnam Customs department (by Decision No. 3629/QĐ-TCHQ) , we provide following services:
- Sea freight from Vietnamese ports to other countries and vice versa.
- Air freight from Vietnam Airports to other countries and vice versa
- Customs clearance service in Vietnam: Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh …
- Inland transportation in Vietnam: road, waterway, railway
- Consultation on the following contents: HS code, import tax, payment, product import policy, effective shipping solutions,…
- Other services: quality inspection, machinery inspection, cosmetic announcement, food supplement announcement, import, export license in Vietnam ….
- For Fertilizer import from Germany to Vietnam, we can provide full services including international freight, customs clearance. We have experience of many years handling cargo from Germany as well as for commodity Fertilizer, therefore it is confident that we can provide you with very suitable advises and best quotations
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