Commonly Shipped Items From Malaysia to Singapore
Shipment Modes Used to Ship From Malaysia to Singapore
空运 is the transportation of goods via an aircraft. This mode of shipping is most suitable for smaller items or if you require your cargo to be delivered quickly.
Goods transported via 海洋货运 are shipped on a shipping vessel. This mode of transportation is typically cheaper and takes a longer time than air freight.
This mode of transport can be categorised into
- Less than container load
Less than container load (LCL) is suitable for shippers who do not have sufficient goods to accommodate a fully loaded container, requiring them to deal with a consolidator to arrange the booking of their cargo.
- Full container load
Full container load (FCL) is one of the most commonly used transportation modes when shipping from Malaysia to Singapore. This shipping method is suitable for shippers who have a cargo load that is enough to fill a full container load.
卡车运输 refers to the transportation of goods via a truck. It is usually used to deliver smaller quantities of goods over short distances.
Items Prohibited or Restricted for Export in Malaysia
Prohibited items are goods that are not allowed to be exported from Malaysia. These items include
- turtle eggs,
- rattan from Malaysia, and
- drugs like heroin and marijuana.
Restricted items are goods that require a permit from the relevant authorities before you are allowed to export them.
Some examples of these goods include
- Military clothing and equipment
For more information, please refer to the Royal Malaysian Customs Department website.
Prohibited Items for Import Into Singapore
Procedure for Shipping from Malaysia to Singapore
Benefits of Engaging a Freight Forwarder
You can also engage a Malaysia custom clearance agent to handle all your custom requirements!
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Frequently Asked Questions
How long does it take to ship from Malaysia to Singapore?
Depending on the mode of transport you require, shipping from Malaysia to Singapore takes around 9 days.
Air freight or trucking from Malaysia to Singapore typically requires a shorter time as compared to sea freight.
How much does shipping from Malaysia to Singapore cost?
The cost of shipping your cargo depends on factors like the size of the shipment and type of shipping method used.
Please contact our sales team to learn more about the cost of shipping your cargo.
Do I need to pay taxes when exporting items from Malaysia?
Export taxes and duties are usually imposed on Malaysia’s main commodities like palm oil. This amount is based on the value of the goods exported.
Do I need to pay taxes when shipping items to Singapore?
Items imported into Singapore are subjected to Goods and Service Tax (GST) and/or duty. The taxes are typically charged based on the estimated value of your cargo.
Please refer to this list of dutiable goods and their duty rates by the Singapore Customs for more information.