Vietnam Transport: Ports In Vietnam - Easy To Pass Customs


Vietnam transport from China

Since 2012, JIKE has identified the advantages of Vietnam transport. Not only has the high quality service and fast feedback, but also has the sufficient knowledge reserve. Knowledge aspects include ports in Vietnam, Vietnamese customs, different transports to Vietnam, etc. JIKE can also get the best prices from shipping companies and airlines, offering you below market competitive sea and air freight rates.


Part 1.About Jike's service advantages from China to Vietnam

-Vietnam Trade Policy -Notes on Exporting to Vietnam -Taxation policy for imported goods in Vietnam -Vietnam Customs


  • Freight time limitation of logistics special line from China to Vietnam
  • Sea routes from China to Vietnam
  • Sea freight rates

Part 3.Air Freight Shipping from China to Vietnam

  • Main Airport in Vietnam

Part 4.about Door to Door shipping from China to Vietnam

Part 5.Conclusion

Part 1.About Jike's service advantages from China to Vietnam

All over the country can pick up the goods on site or send them to the warehouse in Shenzhen. The whole vehicle and bulk cargo can be transported. The multi-channel international logistics special line: sea transportation and land transportation can provide you with a cost-effective transportation scheme to help you transport to the whole territory of Vietnam.

We offer competitive freight rates, the best solutions for all types of transported goods, free warehousing services, purchasing agents, import and export customs clearance, 24-hour online services and much more.

JIKE’s tips
The consignor and consignee do not need import and export qualification, nor do they need any documents. The only documentation required from the customer is a list of the goods, which must contain, among other things, the address of the consignee, the method of contact, the name of the product, the weight and the volume. The purpose of the product, its value, packaging, etc. you only need to hand over the goods to us, and other difficult and miscellaneous problems to JIKE.

Self-operated logistics warehouse, free freight storage, double-clearance tax inclusive, door-to-door service, full/under-truckload transport, direct express transport, fast ship direct delivery, strong customs clearance, safe and worry-free, high cost performance, eliminating all cumbersome procedures in the middle, saving you a lot of unnecessary time waste and creating supply chain value for you.

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  • ####Vietnam Trade Policy

● The Ministry of Industry and Trade is the ministry responsible for trade in Vietnam.

● Vietnam is phasing out import quota restrictions.

● Regarding exports, Vietnam mainly adopts measures such as export bans, export tariffs and quantitative restrictions to manage them.

● Vietnam's import and export inspection and quarantine work is carried out by different departments depending on the type of goods, with the Ministry of Health in charge of food and drug inspection and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development in charge of animal, plant and other agricultural products inspection.

  • ####Notes on Exporting to Vietnam

Customs clearance documents: bill of lading, invoice, packing list and certificate of origin (FORM E or CO).

Customs declarants must provide sufficiently accurate information about the goods to allow for timely clearance of the goods. Poor, incomplete commodity descriptions and under-declared goods may be rejected by local customs, and discrepancies between forecast and actual weights may cause delays in customs clearance, so it is important to ensure that all information on the waybill is accurate.

Vietnam has a shorter sailing time and longer customs clearance time. Make sure you talk to your freight forwarder about applying for a stack-free period and a container-free period at the port of destination. It is best to do electric release, and when releasing the bill of lading, you should pay attention to whether the full payment has been received.

  • ####Taxation policy for imported goods in Vietnam

Any individual or business entity engaged in the importation of goods in Vietnam is required to calculate and pay import duties and taxes on the value of the goods (i.e. CIF). Imported goods are also subject to VAT and special consumption tax.

Vietnam's current tariff system consists of four rates: the General Rate, the Most Favoured Nation Rate, the ASEAN Free Trade Area Rate and the China-ASEAN Free Trade Area Preferential Rate.

Goods originating from China are subject to the preferential China-ASEAN Free Trade Area (FTA) tariff rates. Under the China-ASEAN FTA goods trade agreement, Vietnam will achieve zero tariffs on 90% of Chinese goods by 2018 and reduce tariffs on the remaining goods by 5-50% by 2020. Declaration of preferential tariffs for the China-ASEAN FTA should meet the rules of origin and direct transport rules.

Imported goods with a value (CIF) not exceeding VND1 million are exempt from tariffs. However, VAT and special consumption tax may still be levied.

VAT = standard VAT rate of 10% x (CIF price + applicable customs duty) Special consumption tax is levied on certain goods at a rate between 10% and 65%.

  • ####Vietnam Customs

Vietnam Customs has implemented preferential policies on import and export tax exemptions for processing trade, specifically.

  The import of raw materials and auxiliary materials under incoming materials and sample processing is exempted from import tax and the products produced are exempted from export tax; the import of raw materials and auxiliary materials under incoming materials processing is exempted from import tax, but the processing is required to be completed and re-exported within 90 days, and if it cannot be re-exported on schedule, the Customs will impose an export delay tax of 0.2% on the value of the imported materials and pay the import duty of the unexported sector, which will be refunded when the products are all exported.


  • ####Freight time limitation of logistics special line from China to Vietnam

Shipping from China to Vietnam, land transportation from China to Vietnam and freight transportation from China to Vietnam time limitation:

① China to Vietnam shipping - Ho Chi Minh City shipping time: 10-12 days;

② Land transportation from China to Vietnam - 2-3 days in Hanoi and surrounding provinces and cities, 7-9 days in Ho Chi Minh and surrounding provinces and cities;

③ Approximate time reference: 1 day full cargo in the warehouse - 1 day LCL packing - 1 day container back to the terminal, submission of materials and bill of lading - 1 day for telex release and shipment - 4 days for direct shipping arrival at the port - 1-2 days for customs clearance - 1 day for unloading - 1 day for delivery;

  • ####Sea routes from China to Vietnam

Port of Shanghai to Port of Godau

If you choose this route, your cargo will arrive in 8 days, covering a total distance of 1997 nautical miles. The voyage will depart from the port of Shanghai and proceed to the East China Sea, finally arriving at Hangzhou Bay.

Upon arrival at Hangzhou Bay, it will enter the Taiwan Strait and then the South China Sea before arriving at its final destination in the Gulf of Godow, Vietnam.

From the port of Shenzhen to the port of Interflour

This route takes the port of Shenzhen, first to the South China Sea and finally to the port of Interflour in Vietnam. The route covers a distance of 1085 nautical miles and takes a total of five days to reach the destination.

**Port of Shenzhen to Port of Haiphong **

By choosing this route, the cargo will then depart from the port of Shenzhen to the South China Sea.

Your cargo will then sail into Tokyo Bay and finally arrive at the port of Haiphong in Vietnam.

The total length of the voyage is three days and the distance is 636 nautical miles.

  • Sea freight rates

Vietnam Shipping FCL Charging Standards

Port of origin - Port of destination 20GP 40GP 40HC Interception voyage
shekou→haiphong Shekou, Shenzhen to Haiphong sea freight 150 300 300 2 3

Vietnam Marine LCL Charging Standards

Port of origin - Port of destination Price Interception voyage Billable tons The type of service
shenzhen→ho chi minh 15 1 4 1:1000 Regulatory positions
shenzhen→haiphong 25 1 2 1:1000 Regulatory positions
shenzhen→haiphong 33 1 2 1:500 One-stop service
shenzhen→ho chi minh 39 5 4 1:500 One-stop service
shenzhen→danang 78 5 3 1:1000 Regulatory positions
shenzhen→hanoi 104 5 26 1:1000 Regulatory positions
shenzhen→hanoi 123 3 16 1:500 One-stop service

Part 3.Air Freight Shipping from China to Vietnam

You may have a shipment of goods that needs to be exported urgently. In terms of the mode of transport, sea freight, it is the longest of all modes of transport, so it is not taken into account. Trucking, although it is faster than sea freight, still takes longer.

The best select for this is air freight.

Rest assured that not only is it fast, it is also safe and guarantees transportation from China to Vietnam.

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  • ####Main Airport in Vietnam

Tan Son Nhat International Airport

As the busiest airport in Vietnam, it serves Ho Chi Minh City and the rest of South East Vietnam. The Vietnamese government owns this airport.

The Vietnam Airports Corporation manages the airport.

As of 2015, a total of 430,627 tonnes of cargo passed through the airport. The airport is centrally located in Ho Chi Minh City and its location makes it difficult to expand further.

It is for this reason that a new airport to serve the international market is under construction. The first phase of construction will be completed in 2025. The new airport has another name, which is Longqing International Airport.

NoiBai International Airport

It is situated in Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam.

In terms of capacity, it is the biggest airport in Vietnam, but even so it is only the second busiest.

The airport is situated on 650 hectares of land.

It serves the surrounding cities of Hanoi, VĩnhYên, BắcNinh and TháiNguyê, and is also the main hub for Vietnam Airlines, Vieltjet and Jetstar Pacific, the national flag carrier of Vietnam.

The airport is connected to the eastern suburbs of Hanoi via National Highway 3 and to the centre of Hanoi via the NhậtTân Bridge. As of 2017, it handled a total of 566,000 tonnes of cargo.

Da Nang International Airport

. Da Nang International Airport is located in Da Nang, the largest city in central Vietnam.

It is an important crossroads to central Vietnam. A new terminal building is also under construction to add more capacity.

Cam Ranh International Airport

Cam Ranh International Airport is located in Cam Ranh Bay, in the town of Cam Ranh.

It was built in KhánhHòa province in southeastern Vietnam. Owned and operated by the Vietnamese government, it is currently undergoing renovation and will be able to handle 10,000 tonnes of cargo until 2020. The airport's location on the other hand also helps to serve the city of Nha Long.

Part 4. Door to door service for Vietnam transport

Door-to-door shipping from China to Vietnam is a process in which all transport is handled by us (also known as freight forwarding).

This entire process includes transport, customs clearance, packing and dispatch.

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What’s more?

For the consignee, you simply need to deal with the relevant import documents - from China to Vietnam we will help you with everything. So, you just stay in your home and wait for the imported goods to be dispatched to your door.

The best part?

What are the benefits of door-to-door transport from China to Vietnam for you?

Reduced transport costs which is the most intuitive. In addition, you don't have to keep an eye on your goods all the time. Because the most important feature of this method of transport is safety, we will deliver your goods all the way to your doorstep and the chances of damage are greatly reduced.

So, who should use door-to-door shipping from China to Vietnam? Everyone is free to use this service. However, I would not recommend it for first time importers as there are relatively high risks implied. For example, you need to have a good relationship with your supplier.

With our many years of experience, I recommend the following door-to-door shipping from China to Vietnam:

Find suppliers and freight forwarders to maintain long-term relationships with as regular importers.

A first-time importer who trusts the supplier.

Door to door transport usually combines two or more modes of transport. For example, either road plus rail, or air plus sea.

Part 5.Conclusion

In short, you can choose from sea freight from China to Vietnam, trucks from China to Vietnam or air freight from China to Vietnam.

Choosing any of these modes of transport from China to Vietnam will depend on the situation at hand.

We have a professional team to assess the situation at hand and advise you accordingly.

Now it's your turn:

What was your experience with the last shipment from China to Vietnam?

Or, are you a newbie importing from China?

Please feel free to contact us, within 48 hours there will be an expert to reply to you.

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