Shipping Vietnam – China: Types of shipping, transit time, Import/export duty and procedure
When transporting goods between Vietnam and China, you may face one or more of the following issues:
- Do not clearly understand state regulations on conditions and required documents when importing goods to Vietnam or exporting goods to China to benefit businesses/individuals?
- The need to calculate taxes and the time and costs involved in shipping goods from China to Vietnam or vice versa.
- Are you looking for a reputable, professional freight forwarder / customs broker for your shipment from China to Vietnam or from Vietnam to China?
With our extensive experience in transporting goods between Vietnam and China, this article by HP Global aims to provide guidance and general answers to these questions.
Methods of Cargo Transportation between Vietnam and China
Common methods of cargo transportation between Vietnam and China include:
- Sea Transportation (FCL/LCL): Transporting goods by sea, most common methods are Full Container Load (FCL) and Less than Container Load (LCL) options.
- Air Transportation
- Express Delivery Services (Courier)
- Land border transportation
- Rail Transportation – only few service
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Ocean freight shipping time Vietnam – China
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Which ports in China do goods commonly arrive at for imports from Vietnam? Similarly, which ports in Vietnam do goods usually arrive at for imports from China?
Major International Ports in Vietnam and China:
|China main sea ports||Vietnam’s main sea ports|
|DALIAN (CNDLC)||Ho Chi Minh (Cat Lai, Cai Mep …)|
|XINGANG,TIANJIN (CNTXG)||Hai Phong|
|YANTAI (CNYNT)||Da Nang|
|QINGDAO (CNTAO)||Quy Nhon|
Shipping Containers Between Vietnam and China
The table below lists common shipping times for containers between several major international ports in China and Vietnam. For more specific information about corresponding services or from other ports in China, please contact HP Global’s advisory team at Hotline: ++84 984.870.199 / ++84 886115726 WhatsApp: +8486 5996476 – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Port name and port code||Sea freight shipping time from Vietnam to China
(Export from Vietnam to China)
|Sea freight shipping time from China to Vietnam
(Export from China to Vietnam)
|VNHPH – Hai phong||VNDAD – Da Nang||VNSGN – Ho Chi Minh||VNHPH – Hai phong||VNDAD – Da Nang||VNSGN – Ho Chi Minh|
|Dalian (China, Port Code:CNDLC)||transit: 12-18 days||transit: 13-20 days||direct: 10-11 days
transit: 15-21 days
|11 – 17 days||12 – 29 days||9 – 22 days|
|Xingang, Tianjin (China, Port Code:CNTXG)||direct: 12-13 days
transit: 15-18 days
|direct: 10 days
transit: 18-25 days
|direct: 10-13 days
transit: 16-17 days
|11 – 26 days||12 – 42 days||10 – 37 days|
|Yantai (China, Port Code:CNYNT)||9 – 27 days||12 – 26 days||11 – 25 days||11 – 38 days||12 – 36 days||11 – 38 days|
|Qingdao (China, Port Code:CNTAO)||direct:7 days
transit: 9 days
transit: 11 days
|direct:7 – 9 days||7 – 8 Days||7 – 11 Days||9 – 10 Days|
|Lianyungang (China, Port Code:CNLYG)||direct: 6-9 days
transit: 13-15 days
|direct: 6-9 days
transit: 13-15 days
|direct: 7 days||8 – 16 Days||11 – 38 days||7 – 15 Days|
|Nanjing (China, Port Code:CNNJI)||10 – 23 days||direct: 11 – 12 days
transit: 22 – 31 days
|direct: 5 – 14 days
transit: 7 – 17 days
|10 – 20 days||21 – 24 days||direct: 2 – 12 days
transit: 13 – 23 days
|Shanghai (China, Port Code:CNSHA)||direct: 5- 6 days
transit: 12 days
|direct: 6 days
transit: 17-9 days
|direct: 5- 7 days||11 – 18 days||13 – 20 days||11 – 14 days|
|Ningbo (China, Port Code:CNNGB)||direct: 7- 8 days||direct: 6 -7 days
transit: 9 days
|direct: 7 days
transit: 12 days
|5 – 7 Days||3 – 4 Days||4 – 8 Days|
|Wenzhou (China, Port Code:CNWNZ)||7 – 24 days||9 – 29 days||8 – 57 days||4 – 25 days||17 – 27 days||9 – 32 days|
|Xiamen (China, Port Code:CNXMN)||2-3 days||direct: 3 – 5 days
transit: 6 – 24 days
|3-4 days||3 – 4 Days||6 – 29 days||3 – 4 Days|
|Fuzhou (China, Port Code:CNFOC)||5 days||5 – 21 days||9 days||11 – 12 Days||8 – 13 Days||9 – 16 Days|
|Shenzhen (China, Port Code:CNSZX)||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||2 – 3 Days||2 – 3 Days||3 – 4 Days|
|Nansha (China, Port Code:CNNSA)||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||direct: 2 – 11 days
transit: 8 – 31 days
|13 – 23 days||direct: 2 – 11 days
transit: 16 – 26 days
|Huangpu (China, Port Code:CNHUA)||transit: 6 days||4 – 19 days||transit: 6 days||direct: 2 – 11 days
transit: 6 – 10 days
|14 – 23 days||direct: 2 – 8 days|
|Shantou (China, Port Code:CNSTG)||direct: 2 days
transit: 8-9 days
|direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||6 – 14 days||15 – 18 days||12 – 22 days|
|Guangzhou (China, Port Code:CNGGZ)||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days|
|Zhongshan (China, Port Code:CNZSN)||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||direct: 2 – 5 days
transit: 3 – 8 days
|13 – 22 days||direct: 2 – 6 days
transit: 17 – 22 days
|Shunde (China, Port Code:CNSUD)||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||direct: 2 – 5 days
transit: 6 – 13 days
|14 – 16 days||4 – 14 days|
|Jiangmen (China, Port Code:CNJMN)||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||direct: 2 – 3 Days||direct: 3 – 4 Days||direct: 4 – 7 Days|
|Foshan (China, Port Code: CNFOS )||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||transit: 3 – 16 days||14 – 31 days||11 – 20 days|
|Zhuhai (China, Port Code:CNZUH)||direct: 2 days||direct: 2 -3 days||direct: 3 days||transit: 2 – 5 days||13 – 23 days||direct: 2 – 14 days
transit: 16 – 17 days
|Zhanjang (China, Port Code:CNZHA)||transit: 6 -8 days||4 – 19 days||transit: 11 days||transit: 6 – 10 days||15 – 23 days||4 – 21 days|
|Shekou (China, Port code: CNSHK)||direct: 2 – 8 days
transit: 35 days
|direct: 2 – 8 days
transit: 5 – 19 days
|direct: 2 – 10 days
transit: 5 – 8 days
|direct: 2 – 3 Days||direct: 2 – 4 Days||direct: 3 – 4 Days|
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Air cargo transit time: Vietnam – China
Transportation time by air from Vietnam to China and from China to Vietnam?
Which airports in China do goods commonly arrive at for imports from Vietnam? Similarly, which airports in Vietnam do goods usually arrive at for imports from China?
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Major International Air Ports in Vietnam and China
|Major International Airports in China||Major International Airports in Vietnam|
Shenzhen (IATA airport code: SZX)
|Noi Bai – Ha Noi (IATA Code: VNHAN)|
Guangzhou (IATA airport code: CAN)
|Da Nang (IATA Code: VNDAD)|
Shanghai (IATA airport code: PVG)
|Tan Son Nhat – Ho Chi Minh City (IATA Code: VNSGN)|
Beijing (IATA airport code: PEK)
Ningbo (IATA airport code: NGB)
Qingdao (IATA airport code: TAO)
Xiamen (IATA airport code: XMN)
|For air cargo transportation, if it’s a direct service between China airports and Vietnam, the transit time is usually within the day. For transit services (through one or several airports), the duration typically ranges from 2 – 5 days.|
-> See more information about Vietnam’s main airports: Overview of International Airports in Vietnam
In case you do not find the airport information you need in the table above or want to have the most update information, please do not hesitate to contact us for up-to-date information on shipping times, schedules and shipping quotes from Vietnam to Brazil and vice versal – Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Trade relations between Vietnam and China
Vietnam and China are two countries sharing a land border of about 1,400 km. Both countries have been important partners for many years.
Vietnam and China are members of two FTAs of ACFTA and RCEP
>> To check the updated legal documents related to special preferential import duty under the above FTA, see in below article: List of FTA Vietnam Joined
→ To check the updated trade relations (MFN, FTAs) between Vietnam and China at the article: Overview Of Trade Relations Between Vietnam And The World
Trade turnover between Vietnam and China -> see at: Cargo Transportation Vietnam – China
Noticeable Commodities Exported from Vietnam to China
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List of Noticeable Commodities Exported from Vietnam to China
|Textiles and garments|
|Rattan, bamboo, sedge products|
For Updated Export Turnover among Commodities From Vietnam to China -> See more at link: Cargo Transportation Vietnam – China
>> See more “List of taxable export commodity in Vietnam”
Noticeable Commodities Imported into Vietnam from China
List of Noticeable Commodities Imported from China to Vietnam
|Cosmetics||Import Cosmetics to Vietnam: Procedure and Duty|
|Milk||Import procedures milk|
|Fruits||Import Duty And Procedures For Fruits To Vietnam|
|Cake, candy, jam||Import Procedure of Cake, candy, jam into Vietnam|
|Wood and wooden products||Import Wood and wood products From Vietnam: Freight, Procedure And Export Duties In Vietnam|
|Foot -wears||Import duty and procedures for Foot -wears to Vietnam|
|Lubricating Oils And Greases||Import duty and procedures for Lubricating Oils And Greases to Vietnam|
|Medical equipment||Import duty and procedures for Medical equipment to Vietnam|
|Auto Parts||Import duty and procedures for Auto Parts to Vietnam|
|Fertilizers||Import duty and procedures for Fertilizers to Vietnam|
|Fabrics||Import duty and procedures for Fabrics to Vietnam|
For Updated Import Turnover among Commodities From China to Vietnam -> See more at link: Cargo Transportation Vietnam – China
Import Export Duty in Vietnam
Quick search import export duty for every HS code in Vietnam
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The Procedure for Cargo Transporting Between Vietnam and China
Once the goods are ready for delivery at the exporter’s warehouse, the standard process for transporting a shipment includes the following steps:
Step 1: Transport from the exporter’s warehouse to the export port.
Step 2: Export customs clearance.
Step 3: Cargo loading and unloading at the port.
Step 4: International transportation.
Step 5: Import customs clearance (note: certain items require permits, declarations, quality inspections, etc., to meet the customs clearance criteria).
Step 6: Cargo handling at the import port.
Step 7: Transporting goods from the warehouse/port to the importer’s warehouse.
HP Global Provides Shipping Services for Goods between Vietnam and China
With years of experience in shipping goods between Vietnam and China, handling thousands of shipments annually, we confidently deliver professional and optimal management to you. We are committed to advising and providing you with transportation solutions that match the best market prices.
We provide the following services:
- Sea freight from Vietnam seaports to all over the world and vice versa.
- Air freight from Vietnam Airports to all over the world and vice versa
- Customs clearance service in Vietnam: Ha Noi, Hai Phong, Da Nang, Ho Chi Minh …
- Inland transportation in Vietnam: road, waterway, railway
- Certificate of Origin (C/O) services
- 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, and export license in Vietnam ….
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- A certified customs broker by the Vietnam Customs department
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