Import Portland cement to Vietnam
With practical experience in handling importing Portland cement, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing Portland cement into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing Portland cement; Import procedures for Portland cement; Taxes on importing Portland cement;…
HS code of Portland cement
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
Portland cement’s HS code in Chapter 25: SALT; SULPHUR; EARTHS AND STONE; PLASTERING MATERIALS, LIME AND CEMENT
|2523||Portland cement, aluminous cement, slag cement, supersulphate cement and similar hydraulic cements, whether or not coloured or in the form of clinkers.|
|25239000||– Other hydraulic cements|
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.
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
Ban on import, export
According to the current regulation, Portland cement is not in the List of prohibited imports into Vietnam, so the enterprise can do the import procedure pursuant to current stipulations.
For more information, read the article List of prohibited imports into Vietnam
Import procedure to Vietnam of Portland cement
Governmental management on Portland cement
Portland cement is under the specialized management of the Ministry of Construction. According to Circular 10/2017/TT-BXD, when importing, enterprises must register certificate of conformity for Portland cement
Management on declaration value
Portland cement is in the list of management on declaration value
Customs procedure of import Portland cement into Vietnam
When doing customs clearance, customs procedure of importing Portland cement into Vietnam is the same as other common commodities and must submit additional type approval certificate
Label for import Portland cement
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing Portland cement
When importing Portland cement, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on Portland cement: 10%.
Preferential import tax rate on Portland cement is 32%.
Shipping Cost and time for importing Portland cement
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 exporting Portland cement
Hp Global Company Limited
Freight forwarder and Customs Brokerage
Room 2308, CT2 Van Khe, La Khe, Ha Dong, Hanoi
Phone: 024 73008608 / Hotline: ++84 8 8611 5726
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