4. Besides shipping and insurance charges what other charges should I take into consideration?
Besides Freight and insurance, you’re also responsible for paying the Customs Duties (typically in the range of 2.8%-4% on leather saddlery and harness). In addition, if your shipment is arriving via Ocean or Air Freight, you will also incur the Customs Clearance charges. These charges are about $300 per shipment if you hire a Clearing Agent. In most cases, you can clear the shipments yourself with the Customs and save this expense. For Air Express shipments, the carrier clears your shipment for you and charge a nominal clearance charge in addition to the Customs Duty