Please find updates and service restrictions concerning shipping to China below:
Coronavirus Service Updates
TNT Express shipments to the UK from China (except for South China) should not exceed 100kg per shipper per pick-up location per day (actual or volumetric weight). Shipments from South China should not exceed 50kg per shipper per pick-up location per day (actual or volumetric weight).
From April 10th, 2020, PPE and selected medical items are subject to inspection by the China Inspection and Quarantine (CIQ) authority. This is in addition to the requirement for exporters to secure a Medical Device Product Registration Certificate (“NDPRC”) for commodities such as medical masks and protective clothes, infrared thermometers, ventilators. This is issued by the National Medical Products Administration (NMPA), formerly known as the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA).
PPE shipments with FedEx/TNT from China must be a minimum of 50kg (if commercial - does not apply to personal shipments).
General Information for China
Customs regulations apply for territories outside of the EU. Please refer to our Customs Information.
- The de minimis limit for China (i.e. the value of goods that can be imported duty free) is 50 RMB.
- Foodstuffs cannot be imported from China.
- Duties and tax may be applicable even if you are returning faulty or unwanted items to the manufacturer.
- Limitations to Personal Shipments - Shipments valued above 1000 RMB (approx £100) cannot be considered as personal and will require importation by a registered importer.
Carrier Information for China
DHL shipping information for China
FedEx shipping information for China
UPS shipping information for China
TG Express shipping information for China
TG International shipping information for China
Please note: this is not a comprehensive list of restrictions and is provided for guidance only. Transglobal Express kindly encourages customers to seek advice from the relevant government authorities for further clarification and the most up to date advice.