If you’re in search of a reliable freight forwarder for shipping your items from Japan to Singapore, you’ve come to the right place! With over 15 years of experience, M&P International Freights has provided customers with personalised services at competitive rates.
Read on to find out more about the types of goods that we can ship from Japan to Singapore and how our shipping process works!
What items are commonly being shipped from Japan to Singapore?
Bilateral trade between Japan and Singapore has led to Singapore being an ardent importer of Japanese exports which include:
- Electronic and technical equipment,
- Petroleum products especially oil,
- Machinery, steel and iron products,
- Gems, Precious metals,
- Medical equipment and chemicals among many others
Common prohibited Items to be imported in Singapore
Some of the commonly prohibited items in Singapore include
Benefits of having your goods shipped by a freight forwarder
How can M&P International Freights Help You?
Process Behind Shipping from Japan To Singapore
When moving items from Japan to Singapore, there are multiple routes and options one can take. Here is an example of one of the methods M&P uses: After being engaged by you, we’ll arrange to send your items via sea freight. We work out the most economical route to send your items to Singapore’s port directly from a port nearby your side in Japan.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to ship from Japan to Singapore?
It takes around 2 weeks to ship goods by sea and about 1 – 3 days to ship by air.
However, if your shipment is done during a public holiday in Japan or Singapore, do expect a time lag.
How much is shipping from Japan to Singapore?
The shipping rates will depend on the mode of transport selected.
If you’re opting for sea freight, the cost of shipping your cargo is dependent on the sea freight rate. Whereas for air shipments, the cost will be determined by multiplying the air freight rate by the actual or volume weight of your goods.
Contact us now to get an accurate shipping quote!
What is the cheapest way to ship from Japan?
Sea freight is usually much more cost-efficient when it comes to shipping large amounts of goods.
However, air freight may be a cheaper alternative for smaller shipments.
Do I need to pay taxes when exporting goods from Japan?
No tax is levied on exports.
Do I need to pay taxes when importing goods into Singapore?
All goods brought into Singapore are subject to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) at the current rate of 7% on the total value of your shipment.