The place to ask China-related questions!
Beijing Shanghai Guangzhou Shenzhen Chengdu Xi'an Hangzhou Qingdao Dalian Suzhou Nanjing More Cities>>

Categories

Close
Welcome to eChinacities Answers! Please or register if you wish to join conversations or ask questions relating to life in China. For help, click here.
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

Q: Clearing a parcel sent from the US through USPS

Recently we ordered some equipment from the US. The first item, a pair of professional headphones worth around 1200RMB came via Fedex. Apparently, online purchase is not allowed for receiving in China, and so the Fedex agent advised us to either assign a broker [name supplied] or to import as a Company Sample. We c hose Company Sample, and received the goods.

 

The second item is a professional DJ Controller for music mixing, also from the US worth around 6000RMB. This was sent by USPS and arrived in China early April. 3 weeks later we received a letter from the China PS asking if we wanted to send the goods back, or import. If import, we had to give them Power of Attorney, and assign a broker. We of course tried to use the broker suggested by Fedex, but they cannot handle it. The Post office cannot suggest a broker, and they have not offered us the ability to import as a Company Sample. 

 

What can we do? We do NOT want to send the goods back.

6 years 19 weeks ago in  Shopping - Guangzhou

 
Answers (1)
Comments (0)
0
0
You must be a registered user to vote!
You must be a registered user to vote!
0

Maybe pay some import tax ...

Report Abuse
6 years 18 weeks ago
 
Know the answer ?
Please or register to post answer.

Report Abuse

Security Code: * Enter the text diplayed in the box below
Image CAPTCHA
Enter the characters shown in the image.
  • Allowed HTML tags: <a> <em> <strong> <cite> <code> <ul> <ol> <li> <dl> <dt> <dd> <img> <br> <p> <u>
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.
  • Textual smileys will be replaced with graphical ones.

More information about formatting options

Forward Question

Answer of the DayMORE >>
A: Going to HK would be the best bet I reckon, especially if you were loo
A:Going to HK would be the best bet I reckon, especially if you were looking for a church wedding. Chinese weddings are pretty grim IMO - you go to a barren govt dept with souless officials and navigate red tape so some guy can give you a red stamp and a marriage book. You get expensive pictures taken of you both posing in places you'd never go to in everyday life that is somehow supposed to represent your wedding, then a while later it's off to a restaurant where a game show host kind of guy makes sure it's as tacky as possible while the guests eat as fast as they can so they can leave as soon as they finish eating and gave you money. Hell, I'd go to Thailand or the Philippines and get married in Paradise.   -- Stiggs