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Old 26.06.2015, 17:00
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Re: Alibaba buy

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If I buy something from China worth 100 Euros, had it shipped to Germany, then I pick it up and drive it over, would that be considered personal import or smuggling?
See here:
http://www.zoll.de/DE/Fachthemen/Ste...euer_node.html

The limit for Germany seems to be 10 VAT. (Item value 52.63 )
The shipment will be held at customs, where you have to go and pay for it. On the other hand no surcharges. The German are keen on the CE mark. If it is missing or the goods not according to EU regulations no import is possible.
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