Duties & Value Added Taxes (VAT)

Estimated are for reference only - please consult you local Customs inport office to obtain most current rates and fees.

ALGERIA VAT 7, 17% Duties 3-40% TSA1 (Luxuries) 20-110%
ANDORRA Duties 1-7% (avg. 3.6%)
ARUBA Duties 0-12% (avg. 3%)
AUSTRALIA Duties 0-17.5% GST2 10%
AUSTRIA Duties 3.5-15% (avg. 3.5%) VAT 20%
AZORES (Portugal) VAT 15% Import duties may apply
BALEARIC ISLANDS (See Spain)
BELARUS Duties 20-40% VAT 20, 22, 24
BELGIUM Duties 3.5-15% (avg. 3.5%) VAT 12, 21%
BOTSWANA Duties 37.5% (65%, motor vehicle) VAT 10% Excise Tax 5-35% (luxury goods)
BULGARIA Duties 5-40% VAT 7, 20%
CANADA Duties 0-25% GST 5% HST3 13% (Nova Scotia, New Bruswick, Newfoundland) QST4 7.5% (Quebec)
CANARY ISLANDS (Spain) VAT 0% IGIC/AIEM5 4.5% (some imports)
CEUTA (Spain) VAT 0% IPSI6 3% (some imports)
CHILE Duties 6-16.5% VAT 19% Luxury Tax 50-85%
CHINA Duties 3-25% VAT 17%
CORSICA (France) VAT 8, 19.6% COTE D IVOIRE Duties 0-35% VAT 18, 20%
CROATIA Duties 0-18% VAT 10, 22% Motor Vehicles Tax 0- 48%
CURACAO Excise duties 0-17%
CYPRUS VAT 15% Duties 0-30%
CZECH REPUBLIC Duties 4.6% (avg.) VAT 9, 19%
DENMARK Duties 5-14% VAT 25%
ESTONIA VAT 18%
FAROE ISLANDS (Denmark) Duties 0-25%
FINLAND Duties 0-35% VAT 22%
FRANCE Duties 5-17% VAT 5.5, 19.6%
GERMANY Duties 5-17% VAT 7, 19%
GIBRALTAR VAT 0% Duties 12% (avg.) Vehicles 25-30%
GREECE Duties 5-7% (vehicles higher) VAT 9, 19%
GREENLAND (Denmark) VAT 0% Import surcharges may apply to raw materials
(France) VAT 2.1, 8.5%
GUERNSEY (United Kingdom) VAT 0% Duties 0-22%
HONG KONG Registration Tax 35-100%
HUNGARY Duties 0-60% (8% avg.) VAT 20% Excise Tax 10-35% (luxury goods)
ICELAND Duties 0-30% (avg. 3.6%) VAT 24.5% Excise tax 7-40% (vehicles)
INDIA VAT 12.5% CST7 16-25 Duties 0-20% Excise Taxes 8-24%
IRELAND Duties 5-8% VAT 21.5%
ISLE OF MAN (United Kingdom) VAT 5, 17.5% Duties 5-15%
ISRAEL Purchase Tax 5-90% Duties 0.8-80% VAT 15.5-17% Linkage charge (CPI variance)
ITALY Duties 5-8% VAT 10, 20%
JAPAN Duties 0% (however certain products have high tariff rates) Consumption Tax 5%
JERSEY (United Kingdom) VAT 0% GST 3% Duties 0-22%
SOUTH KOREA Duties 7.9% (avg.) VAT 10% Excise tax 15-100% (luxury items, electric goods)
LATVIA Duties 0-55% (avg. 15%) VAT 19%
LEBANON VAT 10% Duties 0-70% (avg. 15%)
LESOTHO (SACU) Duties 0-40% VAT 14%
LIECHTENSTEIN (Admin by Switz.) VAT 7.6%
LITHUANIA Duties 0-15% VAT 21% Excise Tax 10-100%
LUXEMBOURG Duties 5-14% VAT 3, 15%
MACAO (see China)
MACEDONIA Duties 0-30%, average 14.5% VAT 5% (computer goods, medical goods),18% (all others) Excise Tax 5-62%
MADEIRA (Portugal) VAT 15%
MALAYSIA GTS 5% Duties 0-300% (avg. 8.1%) Sales and Excise tax 10%
MALTA VAT 18% Duties 0-12%
MARTINIQUE VAT 2.1, 8.5%
MAURITIUS Duties 0-80% VAT 15%
MAYOTTE (France) VAT 0% Import duties may apply
MELILLA (Spain) VAT 0% IPSI 4% (some imports)
MEXICO IVA8 10-15%
MIQUELON (France) VAT 0% Duties 0-5%
MONACO (Admin by France) VAT 5.5, 19.6% Duties 5-17%
MONGOLIA VAT 13% General import tariff 5%
MONTENEGRO VAT 7, 18% Duties 5% (avg.)
MOROCCO Duties 2.5-200% (avg. 10%) VAT 10, 20%
NAMIBIA (SACU) Duties 0-85% VAT 14%
NETHERLANDS Customs Duties 5-8% VAT 6, 19%
NEW CALEDONIA (France) VAT 0% TBI9 5% Duties 0-20%
NEW ZEALAND Duties 0-15% GST 12.5%
NORWAY VAT 12-25% Duties 0-8%
PAKISTAN GST 15% Duties 0-30%
POLAND Duties 0-15% (avg. 4.2%) VAT 7, 22%
PORTUGAL Duties 0-15% (avg. 4.2%) VAT 20%
PUERTO RICO (USA) Import Tax 0-7% (under review)
REUNION ISLAND (France) VAT 2.1, 8.5% Duties may apply
ROMANIA Duties 0-30% (avg. 11.7%) VAT 9, 19%
RUSSIA Duties 5-20% (avg. 14%) VAT 18% (10% in 2010) Excise Tax 20-570%
SENEGAL Customs Duties 0-20% VAT 18% Excise tax 0-50%
SERBIA Duties 0-30% (avg. 9.4%) VAT 18% Excise tax 5-70%
SINGAPORE GST 7% Import Tax 0-1% Vehicle tax 0-30%
SLOVAKIA Duties 0-15% (avg. 4.2%) VAT 10, 19%
SLOVENIA Duties 0-20% (avg. 4.2%) VAT 8.5, 20% (may increase to 21%)
SOUTH AFRICA Duties 0-40% (avg. 20%) Excise Tax 5-10% (incl. vehicles) VAT 14%
SPAIN Duties 0-20% (avg. 4.2%) VAT 16%
SRI LANKA Duties 5-35%, Motor vehicles 25% VAT 12%
ST. BARTHELEMY (France) VAT 2.1, 8.5%
ST. MARTIN (French side) VAT 2.1, 8.5%
ST. PIERRE ( France) VAT 0% Duties 0-5%
SWAZILAND (SACU) Sales tax (VAT) 14% Duties 0-40%
SWEDEN Duties 2-14% (avg. 4.2%) VAT 25%
SWITZERLAND Duties 3.2% (avg.) VAT 7.6% Statistical/Environmental Tax 3% (Co2 Emissions)
TAHITI (France) VAT 2,4,6%
TAIWAN Duties 2-60% (avg. 8.2%) VAT 5%
TASMANIA (Australia) GST 10% Duties 0-17.5%
THAILAND Duties 0-45% VAT 7% Excise Tax 25-80% (luxury goods)
TUNISIA Duties 10-43% (avg. 34%, reduction to 25% considered) VAT 18, 12 and 6% (most goods 18%) Luxury Tax 10-700% Customs Formality Fee 3%
TURKEY Duties 0-20% (avg. 5%) VAT 18% Consumption Tax 7-40% (some luxury items)
TURKS & CAICOS Duties 0-45% (vehicles highest) Customs surcharge 10%
UKRAINE Duties 0-20 (avg. 16%) VAT 20% Excise tax 0-300% (vehicles and jewelry included)
UNITED KINGDOM Duties 5-15% (avg. 4.2%) VAT 15%
WALLIS & FUTUNA (France) VAT 2-6%

These figures are subject to change and it is the responsibility of the customer to consult with the customs authorities of the importing nations to confirm their accuracy.

(1) TSA Tax Specific Additional
(2) GST Goods and services tax
(3) HST Harmonized sales tax
(4) QST Quebec sales tax
(5) IGIC General indirect tax of the Canary Islands
(6) IPSI General indirect tax (Ceuta & Melilla)
(7) CST Central sales tax
(8) IVA Value added tax (Mexico)
TBI Import tax (New Caledonia)