Import Confectionery, Jam commodity to Vietnam
With practical experience in handling importing Confectionery, Jam commodity, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Confectionery, Jam commodity into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Confectionery, Jam commodity; Import procedures for Confectionery, Jam commodity; Taxes on importing Confectionery, Jam commodity;… …
HS code of Confectionery, jam commodity
In order to properly determine policies, procedures of the import, one of the first thing needed to determine is the HS code of the commodity
Confectionery, jam with HS belong to the following 3 subheadings:
1704: Sugar confectionery (including white chocolate), not containing cocoa.
1806: Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa.
1905: Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits and other bakers’ wares, whether or not containing cocoa; communion wafers, empty cachets of a kind suitable for pharmaceutical use, sealing wafers, rice paper and similar products.
2007: Jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit or nut purée and fruit or nut pastes, obtained by cooking, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.
|1704||Sugar confectionery (including white chocolate), not containing cocoa.||Preferential import tax||VAT|
|17041000||– Chewing gum, whether or not sugar-coated||25||10|
|17049010||– – Medicated pastilles and drops||20||10|
|17049020||– – White chocolate||20||10|
|– – Other:|
|17049091||– – – Soft, containing gelatin||15||10|
|17049099||– – – Other||15||10|
|1806||Chocolate and other food preparations containing cocoa.||Thuế NK ưu đãi||VAT|
|180620||– Cocoa powder, containing added sugar or other sweetening matter|
|18062010||– Other preparations in blocks, slabs or bars weighing more than 2 kg or in liquid, paste, powder, granular or other bulk form in containers or immediate packings, of a content exceeding 2 kg:||20||10|
|18062090||– – Chocolate confectionery in blocks, slabs or bars||18||10|
|– – Other|
|18063100||– Other, in blocks, slabs or bars:||13||10|
|18063200||– – Filled||20||10|
|180690||– – Not filled|
|18069030||– – Chocolate confectionery in tablets or pastilles||25||10|
|18069040||– – Food preparations of flour, meal, starch or malt extract, containing 40 % or more but not exceeding 50 % by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis||25||10|
|18069090||– – Food preparations of goods of headings 04.01 to 04.04, containing 5 % or more but not exceeding 10 % by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, specially prepared for infants or young children, not put up for retail sale||20||10|
|1905||Bread, pastry, cakes, biscuits and other bakers’ wares, whether or not containing cocoa; communion wafers, empty cachets of a kind suitable for pharmaceutical use, sealing wafers, rice paper and similar products.||Thuế NK ưu đãi||VAT|
|190531||– Gingerbread and the like|
|19053110||– Sweet biscuits; waffles and wafers:||15||10|
|19053120||– – Sweet biscuits:||15||10|
|190532||– – – Not containing cocoa|
|19053210||– – – Containing cocoa||35||10|
|19053220||– – Waffles and wafers:||35||10|
|190540||– – – Waffles|
|19054010||– – – Wafers||40||10|
|19054090||– Rusks, toasted bread and similar toasted products:||40||10|
|190590||– – Not containing added sugar, honey, eggs, fats, cheese or fruit|
|19059010||– – Other||20||10|
|19059030||– – Unsweetened teething biscuits||30||10|
|19059040||– – Other unsweetened biscuits||30||10|
|19059050||– – Cakes||30||10|
|19059060||– – Pastries||10||10|
|19059070||– – Flourless bakers’ wares||30||10|
|19059080||– – Empty cachets and similar products of a kind suitable for pharmaceutical use||20||10|
|19059090||– – Communion wafers, sealing wafers, rice paper and similar products||20||10|
|2007||Jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit or nut purée and fruit or nut pastes, obtained by cooking, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.||Thuế NK ưu đãi||VAT|
|20071000||– Homogenised preparations||35||10|
|20079100||– – Citrus fruit||35||10|
|200799||– – Other:|
|20079910||– – – Fruit pastes other than of mangoes, pineapples or strawberries||40||10|
|20079920||– – – Jams and fruit jellies||40||10|
|20079990||– – – Other||40||10|
The classification of a product to a certain HS code is based on the nature, composition, …. of the actual imported commodity at the import 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 imported good. Importers are ultimately responsible for ensuring that the products are correctly classified.
For more information about this content, please refer to the article Definition of HS code in Vietnam
Ban on import, export
According to the current regulation, Confectionery, jam commodity to Vietnam is not in the List of prohibited imports into Vietnam, so the enterprise can do the import procedure pursuant to current stipulations.
Policy on importing Confectionery, jam commodity
Governmental management on Confectionery, jam commodity
Confectionery is under the specialized management of the Ministry of Industry and Trade. According to Decree No. 15/2018 / ND-CP, February 2, 2018, when importing enterprises need to declare food safety.
Customs procedure of import Confectionery, jam commodity into Vietnam
Due to the announcement of food hygiene and safety, when carrying out customs procedures for importing confectionery goods from China is the same as other common goods and presenting the certificate of import food inspection registration to the customs office for the release of goods.
Label for import Confectionery, jam commodity to Vietnam
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Confectionery, jam commodity
When importing Confectionery commodity to Vietnam, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Confectionery commodity from China country to Vietnam: 10%
Preferential import tax rate on Confectionery, jam commodity: 13 – 40%
In case Confectionery commodity are imported from countries with free trade agreements with Vietnam, they may enjoy special preferential import duties if they meet the conditions set by the agreement. Then you will enjoy:
Preferential import tax rate of Confectionery, jam products from China is 0%. Particularly, the commodity “chewing gum, whether or not sugar-coated” (HS 17041000), has a particularly preferential import tax of 5%.
Shipping Cost and time for importing Confectionery, jam commodity
Shipping costs and transportation time are closely related. Depending on the nature of the commodity and requirement of the shipment, international transportation mode can be by sea, air, road, rail and express delivery. The enterprise should consider to make the most appropriate decision.
For more detailed advice on import procedures, shipping methods and estimate for the full shipping cost, please contact us – Service Provider for importing Confectionery, jam commodity
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