Tariffs and Import Fees

Tariffs and Import Fees

Tariffs or duties are a tax levied by governments on the value of products imported from one country into another. Before you export to any country, you need to determine what the tariff rate is on your product(s) as well as any import fees for that country.

International Logistics

International Logistics

When shipping a product overseas as part of a commercial transaction, the exporter must be aware of packing, labeling, documentation, and insurance requirements. To ship a product overseas, exporters have at least four options. Many exporters rely on an international freight forwarder to perform these services. Some companies utilize the services of Shippers’ Associations. Other companies use express delivery or mail services. It is also possible for exporters to arrange […]

Regulations, Bureaucracy & Infrastructure Hamper Logistics

Regulations, Bureaucracy & Infrastructure Hamper Logistics

Cheap Marine Transport Not Developed JAKARTA – Logistics costs in Indonesia are high, thus reducing the competitiveness of national products. Transportation is dominated by land transport, whereas sea transport, which should have been cheap, turns out to be more expensive and it takes a lot of time at the harbour. The best ground transportation infrastructure is available mostly in Java, so that economic value adding amasses on the island. In […]