import Info Needed

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by MerlinT, 5 Jun 2014.

  1. MerlinT

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    Hi guys. Has anyone ever imported led lights. I basically just need to know what all the costs are that are involved as far as customs and duties is concerned. Thanking you in advance for your responses.
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    Are you ordering led chips or full lighting units as there is a thresh hold depending on what you buying as i bought led chips and i never paid duties. There is a site to look up that make awsome lighting units they are n
    Known as steves leds have a look at them.
     
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    Hi Jono. I was just now now reading a thread in general discussions and it looks like a pain in the ..... Eishhhhh!!! I've seen a nice unit on Alibaba that looks awesome. I'm going to look at that site you mentioned.
    Thanks for the info.
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    Hi MerlinT
    Do you still have the reeftek2 for sale as well as liverock and sand.
    I am getting my new tank on Saturday and will require those.
     
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    Hi Malcolm. Pm sent.
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    As far as I know, there are a 20% import duty on lights.
     
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    I did my research. I travel to the USA and thought I'd just throw some in my bag. Even without duty and so on, I found a better deal at aquaria sa.
    Just my experience.
     
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