M&P International Freights is an international freight forwarder that provides shipping services from Hong Kong to Singapore.
Read on to find out more information such as the necessary paperwork required, various shipping methods and types of tax imposed between these two countries.
How long does it take to ship from Hong Kong to Singapore?
Shipping from Hong Kong to Singapore would typically take up to 4 days by sea freight and about 24 hours by air freight. All cargoes are shipped in time to ensure that it arrives at the destination by the estimated date.
With our vast experience and extensive network, you can be assured of the most time-efficient routes for all your shipments.
What are the taxes included in the shipment?
For exporting shipments out of Hong Kong, there are no customs tariffs involved.
However, importing into Singapore would require the payment of a Goods and Services Tax (GST) for all items and duties for dutiable goods. The current GST rate is 7% and it is calculated based on the customs value of all goods and the last selling price of the goods, including all duties.
Duties that are payable include the customs and excise duties, and these taxes are only imposed on dutiable goods. The 4 categories of dutiable goods are:
- Intoxicating liquors
- Tobacco products
- Petroleum products
- Biodiesel blends
Other factors that may affect the taxes include:
- Value of cargo
- Intended use of product
- Estimated dimensions and weight
What shipping documents are needed for customs clearance?
Exporting from Hong Kong
Importing into Singapore
Why choose M&P International Freights?
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does shipping from Hong Kong to Singapore cost?
The cost of shipping is affected by factors such as the size of the shipment and type of shipping method used.
Contact us today to learn more about the cost of shipping your cargo.
What is the cheapest method of shipping from Hong Kong to Singapore?
For the shipping of small items, air freight is the more cost-efficient option.
However, sea freight tends to be 5-6 times cheaper than air freight when it comes to shipping a large volume of cargo.
What items are prohibited from being exported from Hong Kong?
Some common prohibited and controlled items that are not allowed to be exported out of Hong Kong include:
- Powdered formula
- Dangerous drugs
What items are prohibited from being imported to Singapore?
Some examples of these items include:
- Chewing gum
- Ginseng roots
- Toy guns
- Cigarette lighters