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Tariffs for purchasing phone from China 2019/11/2 02:33
Hello! I'd like to buy phone from Aliexpress, and I would like to know how much would I have to pay in tariffs in total (VAT, customs, etc.). The following website explains that in details, but translating with Google Translate doesn't make the information understandable: https://sosukeblog.com/2016/03/16/20982/

This table says that there is no tariffs for phones: http://www.customs.go.jp/english/tariff/2012_1/data/i201201e_85.htm , so would I pay just the 8% VAT?

Also, does Japan customs hold the packages for days, or is the delivery time predictable?

Thank you for your attention!
by eljapon (guest)  

Re: Tariffs for purchasing phone from China 2019/11/4 18:30
I would say theyfd probably levy the (now) 10% consumption taxes, and thatfs it. Also the customs office charges a few hundred yen as their gprocessing feeh on top.

Probably it takes one extra day at customs office.

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Re: Tariffs for purchasing phone from China 2019/11/5 08:04
Thanks for your answer, @AK! I hope everything goes well here!
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