What is Customs duty tariff? Are you a miniature importer seeking to know the overall cost before embarking on an importation? Or are you an exporter or Forwarder with a client on Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) trading terms to Nigeria?
One thing is common to the group of persons mentioned above. For the new importer, he is curious, and wants to know if buying locally made goods is more cost effective than importing one. The freight Forwarder without much knowledge of importation clearance in Nigeria needs the help of local Customs Brokers. Vagmon Integrated Services, reachable on mail – email@example.com, and on phone – +2349075526276 is a foremost Customs Broker in Nigeria.
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CUSTOMS DUTY TARIFF: WHAT IS PURPOSE OF ARTICLE?
My purpose of writing this article is to demonstrate a straightforward customs duty tariff in Nigeria. The article is experiential, and contains excerpt of work done by our team. Hence, I request you to thoroughly study all things in this article.
CUSTOMS DUTY TARIFF: PROBLEM STATEMENT
Our client writes:
We have been given your reference by one of our associates and would like to seek your assistance for a proposal. We have to handle a consignment at Lagos/Apapa Ports, and onward transportation to internal destinations in Nigeria.
Let’s give details as below and would request your competitive offer to enable us pursue the matter with the Shipper in India:
Product: Water Pump Sets for Agriculture
FOB: USD450, 000
Freight: USD10, 000
HS Code: 84089090
No of Containers: 4 x 40ft
Port of Loading: Mundra
Port of Destination: Apapa / Lagos
Terms of Delivery: DDP Maiduguri
Address of the Consignee: FAO [Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United States], Maiduguri in Borno State, North East Nigeria.
Cargo Weight per each 40ft Container: 12 Tones max per container
Cost of Clearance / Documents required at Sea Port of Destination: Apapa or Lagos as the case may be
Costs at Port of Destination – [THC, Documentation and Clearance]
Transportation Costs from Apapa / Lagos Port to Maidiguri and return of containers at Lagos Port
Custom Duties for the above product
VAT if any for the above product
Time required for the above activities at Port of Destination till the empty container is returned back to the Port.
We shall be obliged to receive your prompt response with detailed quotation to pursue the matter further.
Thanks and Best Regards
CUSTOMS DUTY TARIFF: PROBLEM SOLUTION
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Kindly see below quote for the above mentioned job description.
UNIT PRICE (NGN)
TOTAL AMOUNT (NGN)
|1.1||SON PC/SONCAP||PER INVOICE||TBD||TBD|
|1.2||FORM M/PAAR||PER INVOICE||50,000.00||50,000.00|
|1.3||MARINE INSURANCE CERTIFICATE||0.13% OF INVOICE VALUE||201,289.00||201,289.00||INSURANCE PREMIUM|
|1.4||CUSTOMS CLEARANCE||PER CONTAINER||150,000.00||450,000.00|
|1.5||THC||PER OUTLAY||220,000.00||880,000.00||USING CMSCGM STANDARD|
|1.6||SHIPPING COMPANY LOCAL CHARGE||PER OUTLAY||140,I00.00||560,400.00||USING CMSCGM STANDARD|
|1.7||CONTAINER DEPOSIT||PER CONTAINER||400,000.00||1,600.000.00||DEPOSIT OUTSIDE LAGOS|
|1.8||CUSTOMS DUTY||PER HS CODE 8413810000 AND ITEM VALUE||2,405,809.00||9,623,235.00||WE USED BEST HS CODES WITH 5% DUTY RATE, BUT CUSTOMS HAS FINAL SAY|
|1.9||TRANSPORT TO MAIDUGURI AND RETURN||PER TRUCK||1,400,000.00||5,600,000.00||6 DAYS TRAVEL AND RETURN|
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HEAR FROM YOU.
Customs duty tariff is a function of the HS Code, the Item value and the freight cost. Thus, when asked to estimate duty, we first of all request for establish what the HS Code is and secondly the cost and freight. Vagmon Integrated Services has the expertise to do customs clearance for any item imported into the Nigerian trading space. reach us via our contact us page today. Many thanks for reading this article.