HS tariff codes, import duty & taxes and restrictions for Books

The global average import duty rate for Books is 0.5%, with a minimum of 0% and a maximum of 55%, when classified as Books, Movies & Music → Books → Other Book | > 49 pages, with WTO tariff sub-heading 4901.99 Edit 


Import
country
HS commodity
code
MFN duty
rate
Sales
tax
Additional duties &
taxes
Import
restrictions
Algeria 4901.99.00 5% 7%    
Andorra 4901.99.0000 0% 4.5%    
Antigua And Barbuda 4901.99.90 0% 15%
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Customs service tax (CST) (10% CIF)
 
 
Argentina 4901.99.00990A 0% 21%
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Statistical fee (0.5% CIF)
 
 
Aruba 4901.99.00 0% No sales tax    
Australia 4901.99.9031 0% 10%
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Import Processing Charge (AU$50.00)
 
 
Austria 4901.99.0000 0% 10%    
Azerbaijan 4901.99.0000 3% 18%    
Azores 4901.99.0000 0% 4%    
Bahrain 4901.99.19 0% No sales tax    
Bangladesh 4901.99.90 0% 0%
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AIT(Advance Income Tax) (5% CIFD)
 
 
Barbados 4901.99.90 0% 17.5%
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Entry Processing Fee (Bds$10.00 charge on all imports)
 
 
Belarus 4901.99.0000 0% 20%    
Belgium 4901.99.0000 0% 6%    
Belize 4901.99.90 0% 0%
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Environmental Levy (2% CIF)
 
 
Bermuda 4901.99.9 0% No sales tax    
Bolivia 4901.99.90000 0% 0%    
Bosnia And Herzegovina 4901.99.0000 5% 17%
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Customs record keeping charge (1% CIF)
 
 
Botswana 4901.99.1 0% 12%    
Brazil 4901.99.00 0% Depends on province
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Airport fee (50% (Storage fee + Handling fee))
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Storage fee (1% CIFD)
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Handling fee (US$0.015 per KG)
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Declaration fee (BRL185.00)
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IPI (0% CIFD)
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PIS PASEP COFINS tax ((11.75% (CIF * (1 + ICMS%) * (Duty% + IPI% * (1 + Duty%)))) / (0.9075 * (1 - ICMS%)))
 
 
Brunei Darussalam 4901.99.9000 0% No sales tax    
Bulgaria 4901.99.0000 0% 20%    
Burundi 4901.99.00 0% 18%
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Administrative Licence Fee (0.5% CIF)
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Security Tax (1.15% CIF)
 
 
Cambodia 4901.99.90 0% 10%
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Special tax ()
 
 
Canada 4901.99.0099 0% Depends on province    
Canary Islands 4901.99.0000 0% 0%    
Cayman Islands 4901.99.00 0% No sales tax    
Chile 4901.99.99 6% 19%
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Classification Charge (1% CIF)
 
 
China 4901.99.0000 0% 13%
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Parcel Tax (15%)
 
 
Colombia 4901.99.9000 0% 19%    
Costa Rica 4901.99.0000 0% 0%
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Golfito Tax (Tourism development tax) (14% CIFD)
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Law 6946 (National Emergency Law) (1% CIFD)
 
 
Croatia 4901.99.0000 0% 25%    
Cyprus 4901.99.0000 0% 5%    
Czech Republic 4901.99.0000 0% 10%    
Denmark 4901.99.0000 0% 25%    
Dominica 4901.99.90 0% 0%
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Customs service charge (3% CIF)
• 
Environmental surcharge ()
 
 
Dominican Republic 4901.99.00 0% 0%    
Ecuador 4901.99.90 0% 0%
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FodInfa (Children development fund) (0.5% CIF)
 
 
Egypt 4901.99. 5% 0%    
El Salvador 4901.99.00 0% 13%    
Estonia 4901.99.0000 0% 20%    
Finland 4901.99.0000 0% 10%    
France 4901.99.0000 0% 5.5%    
French Guiana 4901.99.0000 0% No sales tax
 
 
Germany 4901.99.0000 0% 7%    
Gibraltar 4901.99.0000 0% No sales tax    
Greece 4901.99.0000 0% 6.5%    
Grenada 4901.99.90 0% 15%
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Customs service charge (CSC) (5% CIF)
 
 
Guadeloupe 4901.99.0000 0% 2.1%
 
 
Guatemala 4901.99.00 0% 12%    
Guernsey 4901.99.0000 0% No sales tax    
Guyana 4901.99.90 0% 0%    
Honduras 4901.99.0001 0% 0%    
Hong Kong 4901.99.00 0% No sales tax    
Hungary 4901.99.0000 0% 5%    
Iceland 4901.99.09 0% 11%    
India 4901.99.00 10% No sales tax
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Landing charges (1% CIF)
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CESS (3% (Duty + Landing charges + CEX (Education & Higher Education CESS) + Countervailing duty))
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Additional Countervailing Duty (0% (CIFD + Landing charges + Countervailing duty + CESS + CEX (Education & Higher Education CESS)))
 
 
Indonesia 4901.99.9000 0% 10%
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Income tax (15% CIFD)
 
 
Iran 4901.99.00 5% 9%    
Ireland 4901.99.0000 0% 0%    
Isle of Man 4901.99.0000 0% 0%    
Israel 4901.99.90 0% 17%
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Import port fee (US$50.31 Import port fee if weight more 50 kg per shipment)
 
 
Italy 4901.99.0000 0% 4%    
Jamaica 4901.99.90 0% 0%
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Standard compliance fee (SCF) (0.3% CIF)
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Environmental levy (0.5% CIF)
 
 
Japan 4901.99.000 0% 8%    
Jersey 4901.99.0000 0% 5%    
Jordan 4901.99.00 0% 0%    
Kazakhstan 4901.99.0000 0% 12%    
Kenya 4901.99.00 0% 16%
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Import Declaration Fee (2.25% CIF)
 
 
Kuwait 4901.99.19 0% No sales tax    
Lao People's Democratic Republic 4901.99.90 5% 10%    
Latvia 4901.99.0000 0% 12%    
Lebanon 4901.99.  0% 0%    
Lesotho 4901.99.1 0% 14%    
Liechtenstein 4901.99.00 0% 8%    
Lithuania 4901.99.0000 0% 9%    
Luxembourg 4901.99.0000 0% 3%    
Macau 4901.99.00 0% No sales tax    
Madeira 4901.99.0000 0% 22%    
Malaysia 4901.99.000 0% 0%    
Maldives 4901.99.0012 0% 6%    
Malta 4901.99.0000 0% 5%    
Martinique 4901.99.0000 0% 2.1%
 
 
Mayotte 4901.99.0000 0% No sales tax
 
 
Mexico 4901.99.99 15% 0%
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DTA (0.8% CIFD)
 
 
Monaco 4901.99.0000 0% 5.5%    
Montserrat 4901.99.90 0% No sales tax    
Morocco 4901.99.9900 2.5% 0%
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Parafiscal tax (0.25% CIF)
 
 
Myanmar 4901.99.9000 0% 5%    
Namibia 4901.99.1 0% 15%    
Netherlands 4901.99.0000 0% 6%    
New Zealand 4901.99.0909C 0% 15%
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Import entry transaction fee (NZ$49.24)
 
 
Nicaragua 4901.99.0000 0% 0%    
Nigeria 4901.99.9000 0% 0%    
Norway 4901.99.04 0% 0%    
Oman 4901.99.19 0% No sales tax    
Pakistan 4901.99.90 3% 0%    
Panama 4901.99.9000 0% 0%    
Paraguay 4901.99.00 0% 10%    
Peru 4901.99.9000 0% 0%
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Municipal tax (2% (CIFD + Excise + Tariff surcharge))
 
 
Philippines 4901.99.10 0% 0%    
Poland 4901.99.0000 0% 5%    
Portugal 4901.99.0000 0% 6%    
Puerto Rico 4901.99.0093 0% 12.5%    
Qatar 4901.99.19 0% No sales tax    
Reunion 4901.99.0000 0% 2.1%
 
 
Romania 4901.99.0000 0% 5%    
Russian Federation 4901.99.0000 0% 18%    
Rwanda 4901.99.00 0% 18%
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Withholding tax (5% CIF)
 
 
Saint Kitts And Nevis 4901.99.90 0% 17%    
Saint Lucia 4901.99.90 0% 15%
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Service charge (6% CIF)
 
 
Saint Martin 4901.99.0000 0% No sales tax    
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines 4901.99.90 0% 15%
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Customs service charge (5% CIF)
 
 
San Marino 4901.99.0000 0% No sales tax    
Saudi Arabia 4901.99.19 0% No sales tax    
Serbia 4901.99.0000 1% 10%    
Singapore 4901.99.90 0% 7%    
Slovakia 4901.99.0000 0% 10%    
Slovenia 4901.99.0000 0% 9.5%    
South Africa 4901.99.1 0% 14%    
South Korea 4901.99.9000 0% 0%    
Spain 4901.99.0000 0% 4%    
Sri Lanka 4901.99.10 0% 0%
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PAL (Ports and Airport Levy) (0% CIF)
 
 
Suriname 4901.99.90 0% 10%
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Consent law (1.5% CIF)
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Statistics law (0.5% CIF)
 
 
Swaziland 4901.99.1 0% 14%    
Sweden 4901.99.0000 0% 6%    
Switzerland 4901.99.00 0% 2.5%    
Taiwan (ROC) 4901.99.90005 0% 5%
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Trade promotion fee (0.04% CIF)
 
 
Tanzania 4901.99.00 0% 18%    
Thailand 4901.99.90090 0% 0%    
Trinidad And Tobago 4901.99.90 0% 0%    
Turkey 4901.99.009000 0% 8%
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Special consumption tax (20% CIFD)
 
 
Turks And Caicos Islands 4901.99.90 0% No sales tax    
Uganda 4901.99.00 0% 18%
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Withholding tax (6% CIF)
 
 
Ukraine 4901.99.0000 0% 20%    
United Arab Emirates 4901.99.19 0% No sales tax    
United Kingdom 4901.99.0000 0% 0%    
United States 4901.99.0093 0% Depends on state
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Merchandise Processing Fee ()
 
 
Uruguay 4901.99.0000 0% 0%
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Consular fee (2% CIF)
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IRAE (4% on retail price)
 
 
Venezuela 4901.99.0090 0% 12%    
Vietnam 4901.99.90 5% 5%    

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