Business hours Monday - Friday | 08:00 - 17:00

IS IT EASY TO IMPORT USED MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, PRODUCTION LINE MACHINES?

IS IT EASY TO IMPORT USED MACHINERY, EQUIPMENT, PRODUCTION LINE MACHINES?

Have you ever met any difficulities when handling those kinds of commodities?

Importing used machinery, equipment and production line machines (including buying used machinery, moving production lines into Vietnam, etc.) is one of priority options to help enterprises save costs, but still meet the process ‘s requirements.

For some businesses, this can be considered as an optimal investment plan because there are types of machines, which company is applying on production, may be broken, so if the company buy “new 100%” one, the cost of equipment is too high. However, used machinery and equipment are easy to be outdated, have high risk environmental pollution, high risk of affecting the production line system, cause serious consequences in the future which make customs clearance is more complicated and difficult than general commodities.

For example:
An enterprise A imports used machinery, though the machine does not meet the quality standards as regulations, it is still “imported. Unluckily, there was an unexpected accident of fire during processing which burned the whole area near and within the factory area. After that, the inspector found the root cause of the accident originated from the unqualified machine. And now, who take responsible for the accident?

The complexity in the process of customs procedures for importing used machinery and equipment comes not only from the fact that many national circulars and decrees have been issued for this item, but the complexity also comes from the operation team who are knowledgeable enough to determine how manymachinery and equipment are unsatisfactory? Which criterias is allowed to import? Which HS code is appropriate? Do machines have enough catalogs and technical documents? Do machines have the labels? …

Therefore, the sensitive “used” factor makes procedure may be incurred lot of costs such as machinery testing fee, fee of inspection (100%), … and each type of cost is also higher than the general goods. However, if we understand the regulations on state management, HS code application techniques and customs declaration skills and operation experiences, we are completely confident to “remove difficulties of your business” about customs clearance quickly and legally at a reasonable cost.

ONEX Logistics team (The article reflects the view of the writer, and is for reference only)

CONTACT US NOW TO GET ONEX LOGISTICS REMOVE YOUR CONCERNS

Leave a Comment