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Aliexpress customs duty!

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Piziks, Nov 14, 2017.

  1. Piziks

    Piziks Registered Member

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    Hi! I'd like to create a dropshipping store with aliexpress and shopify.
    My target countries are UK and Australia.
    I had every thing planned in my head but i totally forgot about customs duty.

    So the question is:
    How these big aliexpress based shops like - (newchic, rosegal, rosewholesale etc..), deal with customs duty? Because i've noticed that the prices of their products are only a bit bigger than in aliexpress and that amount of profit would not cover the customs duty.
    Or they don't deal with it and customer still has to pay that customs duty after receiving the item?

    Is there a solution or i should just choose low cost products to avoid it?
    What would you suggest me as a starter?

    Any help will be appreciated.
     
  2. Jakko

    Jakko Newbie

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    Customer pay customs everytime
     
  3. Piziks

    Piziks Registered Member

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    but only if ordered from non EU countries.
     
  4. MikeyMikey13

    MikeyMikey13 Supreme Member

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    Customers pay customs... just put a warning on your website.
     
  5. letuvis

    letuvis Newbie

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    I had few shops with the same method (dropshipping from ally) And usually when client buys smth more expensive he will need to pay customs duty by himself and this is a normal thing, so people who buys from eshops, they know how this works, but just to avoid misunderstandings, write this in your site and don't be bothered about that later. Good luck. :)
     
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  6. faithjhung

    faithjhung Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Mark as gift and low value. That would avoid big custom charges or none at all. That's what I do when buying from aliexpress (personally)
     
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  7. TechEinstien

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    I thought customer always pays custom duties.