How to import from China to India


How to import to India from China?


How to import from China to India? What are the procedures for registration, import certification, import customs clearance etc to import to India from China?   


Let us discuss here about the process of importing to India from China.  You may discuss about how to import to India from China at the end of this post at discussion forum.


India is the one of the largest Importer from the China. Bilateral trade between India and China boomed to $71.45 billion in 2016-17 from $1.83 billion in 1999-2000, though most of this is skewed to Chinese exports. Importer Exporter Code is also the necessity, while importing or exporting goods from China to India or vice versa.

Import certification, procedures and formalities to import goods to a country is almost same in all countries worldwide.  Detailed information on how to import to India from foreign countries is explained in detail as separate post in this website.  Click below to read the same.


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manideep: Dear Sir/Madam, I am Manideep , want to import few goods from china to india so i need your help to clear my queries that are : what is the freight charge for a small 20 feet container from Xiamen port , China to Chennai port ,India i need to get aware of the charges that i need to pay to customs, freight & Terminals and my product which am importing are adult diapers

Rahul Amritkar : Your website related to import export is too good for starter's who need help regarding the documents required for import. I live in Pune and will contact you in few days if any further help is required from you. I want to import items from China. I am ready to pay you the consultation fees for preparing all the required documents

Vineet Kumar : My name is Vineet Kumar and I am from Moradabad (U.P). I keep reading your website whenever I have to understand something about import export. Sir, I want to import from China, so please suggest me about some products that are easily sold in Indian market. And how much money I invested in first time import.



Ashutosh Tripathi: Hello. I am Ashutosh Tripathi and I want to import a medical laser equipment from Beijing to Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh). Can you help me with it.

Rohit Verma: I m currently operating a good wholesale wrist watche's business in agra and now i want to expand and lay emphasis on directly imposing wrist Watches From China and become the distributer , How Should i get Myself Started ?

PerMix Tec Co. Ltd.: We are an Engineering Plastics and Industrial polymer supplier/trading company We are looking forward to importing from china. We are still discussing this topic that should we import or not. Because our products are quality guaranteed, so should we go ahead or should we not.

Avinash Gupta : Dear Mr. Kollerath, We are interested in importing silver jewelry from China on Alibaba thru FPO as these will be small size packages weighing less than 5 kgs. The import is for commercial purpose. While most of the process is clear there is some confusion regarding whether a valuer certificate has to arranged for each and every consignment. Could you please advise about it. Regards. Avinash Gupta

shivam: You are doing valuable work by providing such knowledge and sharing the experience to whole internet community and especially to newbies like me. Sir, I have been assigned a project for which I need to submit the answer in a short period of time. Actually the problem statement goes like this: You are planning to import some material from China. It can be a 40ft or 20ft container. You are required to contact service providers for logistics of the material till your location in Ahmedabad. Quotations must be asked for logistics from Shanghai port to ICD Ahmedabad port. Describe your approach to get the 3 best possible suppliers for our requirement along with comparison in quotations from each of these companies and specific reasons why you chose them. Sir, since i am a newbie to this area, I need your help in this regard: 1) How and where to find such service providers? 2.) Names of such service providers if you know some of them

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