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Barbados is a full member of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and has implemented the CARICOM Common External Tariff for goods, with import duties ranging from 0% to 20%. Secondly, excise duties ranging from 5% to 60% are levied on four categories of goods: alcoholic beverages, tobacco products, motor vehicles and petroleum products.
However, some items are subject to higher import duty rates.
There is also an additional 1% environmental tax
Below are some of the documents that must be submitted to Barbados Customs upon the arrival of the goods.
For exports, Form C-63 is also used. The commercial invoice and the relevant CBC form must also be submitted to Barbados Customs.
If an import permit is required, it must be obtained prior to importation. It is advisable to use a registered customs broker when preparing export/import documents.
Items prohibited from being imported into Barbados include
The following goods are restricted from being imported：
For more information, please contact JIKEship's Barbados Customs Department.
JIKEship offers air, sea, and express services for all types of shipments to Barbados, allowing us to offer the most affordable shipping methods and protected space availability when delivering to Barbados. In addition, our freight experts will guide you and monitor your shipment until it arrives safely in Barbados.
There is no doubt that air freight from China to Barbados is beneficial in a number of ways.
Firstly, it is the fastest way for shipping to Barbados compared to road, rail or sea transport. Air freight maintains a tight schedule and even if your product misses a flight, it won't take long to arrive.
Secondly, air freight usually requires less packaging weight. You can save some money on additional packaging, storage and insurance costs.
Finally, air freight reduces the need for local warehousing and insurance costs are lower for air freight.
Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) (IATA: BGI, ICAO: TBPB) is the international airport of Barbados, located in Seawell, Christ Church.
It is the only designated port of entry for persons arriving and departing by air in Barbados and serves as one of the main gateways to the Eastern Caribbean region. The airport has direct services to destinations in the United States, Canada, Central America, and Europe.
Air freight usually takes between 7 and 10 days to transport goods from China to Barbados. Shipping dates may vary depending on the company and cost. It is also advisable to spend more time on Barbados customs and other formalities when shipping to Barbados.
Using sea freight, your goods will arrive in Barbados within 15 to 40 days. It is important to note that delivery times may vary between different companies. For example, some companies promise to deliver your goods within 15 days, while others promise to ship your goods from China to Barbados within 30-40 days.
Prices may vary for different reasons.
Firstly, the price depends on the amount of product you are shipping. The higher the weight, the lower the price.
Secondly, prices also vary depending on transit times and insurance policies. For example, DHL, UPL, FedEx, TNT, etc. charge different rates.
The cheapest way to transport from China to Barbados is by sea. Sea freight may take longer than air freight, but it can carry large volumes of goods, thus reducing transport costs. If you are satisfied with long-term delivery, sea freight is your best option for shipping goods from China to Barbados.
If you are interested in shipping from China to Barbados, please contact us.
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