Container Shipping to South Korea


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International Container Shipping to South Korea

When shipping your goods to another country, you'll want to import them economically. Get here all required information about rates and shipping services to help you make your container shipping process as easy as possible. Look through the information on free trade zones, customs requirements and rates on shipping your containers to South Korea.

Import your container freight to main ports and cities in South Korea: Busan, Inchhon, Kangnung, Seoul, Taegu.

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South Korea has been a WTO (World Trade Organization) member since 1995.

For transporting goods into South Korea the following documents are required: bill of lading, invoice, packing list, certificate of origin, list (with names of all ingredients, including percentage of major ingredients), processing method, certificate of production date.

Country of origin labeling is necessary for commercial shipments entering Korea.

Free Trade Zones

The Masan Free Trade Zone provides resident companies with excellent administrative businesses - report on foreign investment, permission on new factory buildings and export-import approval. Tax incentives and a revision of related laws are given for convenience of export-import activities.
FAX : 82-55-294-2665 
Tel : 82-55-294-2773/2666

When thinking of using FCL shipping option (20’ and 40’ containers), you should keep in mind the following advantages:
1) The container volume is all at your disposal;
2) You don’t have to have to wait for your order being consolidated with other orders shipped to the same destination;
3) Mind that your goods will stay in the container from the time of loading in the origin port to the time of unloading at the destination.

Here are the estimated costs on importing your container from United States to the ports in South Korea:

 20’ Container 40’ Container Transit Time
East Coast - Busan$761.00  $1,261.00 30 
West Coast - Busan$780.00 $891.00 18 
East Coast - Seoul   $1,837.00 $1,985.00  31 
West Coast - Seoul$1,451.00  $1,558.00   19 

To get the full cost of transportation you should add the following:

- Bunker Adjustment Factor (BAF Charges) - $90 - $180
- Wharfage - $3 per MT
- Bill of Lading - $50
- Drayage from Terminal to Your Door (depends on the distance) - $220 (minimum) for 20’ and $235 (minimum) for 40’ container
- Fuel Surcharge - starts at $40
- Shipper's Declaration (Over $2,500.00) - $50
- Allowance for Industrial Goods - $100 - $150
- Hazardous Material - $100

Please note that these charges are subject to change. Request an online quote to get the fresh rates.