Import sunflower seed into Vietnam
With many years of experience in handling importing sunflower seed, in this article, Logistics HP Global summarizes the contents related to importing sunflower seed into Vietnam: Vietnam’s governmental management policy on importing sunflower seed; Procedure and Import duties of sunflower seed into Vietnam; Taxes on importing sunflower seed;… …
HS code of sunflower seed
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
sunflower seed’s HS code Chapter 20 – PREPARATIONS OF VEGETABLES, FRUIT, NUTS OR OTHER PARTS OF PLANTS
|2008||Fruit, nuts and other edible parts of plants, otherwise prepared or preserved, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter or spirit, not elsewhere specified or included.|
|20081991||– – – – Roasted|
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, sunflower seed 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
Policy on importing sunflower seed
Governmental management on sunflower seed
When importing sunflower seeds (processed) to Vietnam, the importer must carry out food safety and hygiene inspection for the sunflower seed product he intends to import.
Customs procedure of import sunflower seed into Vietnam
Customs dossier for importing sunflower seeds:
Import customs documents include:
- Commercial Invoice (Commercial invoice)
- Packing List (Bill of packing goods)
- Bill of lading
- Certificate of origin – in case the importer wishes to enjoy special preferential import duties)
- Other documents (if any)
- Food safety test results
Label for import sunflower seed
According to current stipulation, cargo imported into Vietnam need to have sufficient label
Duties, Taxes on importing sunflower seed
When importing sunflower seed, the importer needs to pay import duty and value added tax (VAT).
VAT on sunflower seed: 10%
Preferential import tax rate on sunflower seed: 18%
In case sunflower seed 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.
Shipping Cost and time for importing sunflower seed
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 sunflower seed
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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