If you need an international shipping service from China to Russia, you are in the right place, here in this article we try to give you all necessary information that you need for air, road and rail, express and door to door (DDP) shipping from china to Russia like shipping cost, transit time and other tips.
Russia borders Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Mongolia, North Korea, Belarus, Estonia, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Norway, Poland, and Ukraine by land and Japan and the United States by sea.
Russian Federation is one of the leading strategic partners of china, china and Russia have many important economic relationships, and every year those of people from Russia ravel to china and buy Chinese goods and need shipping service from China to Russia.
Here in DDPCH have many years of experience for any shipping service to Russia, we are happy every year to provide service to more than+300 Russian customers and make them happy with our services.
please after reading this page if still need help contact us, we make everything easy for shipping service from China to Russia
Customs clearance in russia
DDPCH customs specialists are ready to provide advice based on
about seven years of experience in customs clearance procedures
by Russian customs legislation.
We have many years of experience for import product to Russian and we provider best customs clearance services to you in Russia
unfortunately, the customs clearance process in Russia is very complicated, and if you do not have enough knowledge and skills about this process maybe you put yourself in big trouble and finally your final customs clearance cost increase a lot
What is Customs in Russia?
Customs allows the Russian government to protect its interests at the border, enable and control trading relation, and collect duties, fees, and taxes.
customs allow the government to protect local brand and business too
This full guide to customs clearance in Russia has been designed to support shippers, and importers from china understand the necessary documentation required for smooth, easy clearance of their goods at Russia
How to start the customs clearance process in Russia?
customs customs clearance process in Russia a little complicated but we try to explain to you all steps:
Customs fees, duties VAT
Confirmations of preferences or exemptions
Checking of risks identified at earlier stage
Finish customs clearance
Now your shipment is ready.
Necessary documents for customs clearance in Russia
if you want to start customs clearance in Russia, you must prepare many documents to start this process
Here are the documents that you should send with the shipment when sending a shipment from China to Russia:
- One of the following documents for value confirmation: Price list verified by the seller (catalog page, print-out from internet, etc.); Receipt; Copy of exportation declaration (where permitted by law in your country of export)
- Your HS Tariff coding required permissions(e.g., for plant products quarantine approval is required from consignor)
- Copy of insurance license with insurance amount (for incoterms: CIP, CIF), where insurance is part of the contract.
- Company registration documents
- Import/export contract
- Approved Brokerage contract if Customs Broker Service is used
- Number of the passport of Import Deal (a particular document of currency control issued by the importer’s bank if customs value more than 50 000 USD)
- Official letter to customs
- Permissions published by Russian Authorities (e.g., import permits etc.) where required by HS (tariff) code
What is COMMERCIAL INVOICE?
A commercial invoice is one of the main documents that you need to import your goods from China to Russia.
The commercial invoice is a legal paper among the supplier and the customer that clearly explains’ the sold goods and the amount due to the customer.
The commercial invoice is one of the primary documents used by customs in determining customs duties.
How to fill the PRO-FORMA INVOICE?
Here we explain to you how to fill PRO-FORMA INVOICE when you buy any products from a Chinese seller; please tell to your seller prepper a PRO-FORMA INVOICE with this standard; otherwise, you have the problem for customs clearance process in Russia.
FIVE GOLDEN RULES FOR CUSTOMS CLEARANCE IN RUSSIA
- The declared value needs to be accurate and supported by documentation (on request).
- All commodity descriptions should be as detailed as possible.
- All documents need to be consistent, with no discrepancies
(e.G., in currency, sender name, etc.).
- Duties & fees must be paid at the destination by the receiver (who will also need to clear the shipment in their name). Ddp is not available.
- The right preparation of documentation before shipping decreases shipping time.
What is the Average Customs Duty rate in Russia?
The customs duty fee for each product and each HS code is different bt normally general goods are subject to customs duties in the amount of 8% of their value but not less than 4 Euro/1kg
However, all agents and all involved in the organization of cargo import from China to Russia should be aware that the weight of the shipment must be rational and consistent with value.
Before packing and shipping, it is essential to consult with an agent in the country of destination regarding the weight of the shipment and its value
Sometimes, customs requires the presence of the Customer during the customs clearance process.
Taxes and customs duties in Russia
Like another country, each product in Russia has different Taxes and customs duties.
At the beginning of 2001, Russia set into effect a new and more straight forward tariff formation, consisting of four basic rates: 5%, 10%, 15%, and 20%.
This definitely lowered the tariff ceiling from 30% to 20%. There is also a 20% value-added tax (VAT) on most imported goods, except for food products, which carry a VAT of only 10%. Excise taxes on luxury goods, alcohol, tobacco, and autos range from 20% to 570%.
Customs and Import duty tax calculation method in Russia
Customs Duties or Import duty tax charged on certain goods which are brought into and taxes will be pending and need to be cleared while importing goods into Russia, whether by a private individual or a commercial entity.
for more infor,aion pi can use information in this tabel
|Duty Rates||Average Duty Rate||Sales Tax(GST)||Threshold on goods|
|0% to 100%||7.8%||ST=18%|
VAT = ST * (CIF + Duty+ other taxes)
|Duty and Taxes are free if CIF value and weight do not exceed 1000 and 31 kg per for personal imports. There is no threshold for commercial imports|
How to import samples from China to Russia?
Every day many people from Russian buy and send samples of products from Chinese sellers. And they ask us how they can send samples to Russia, and they ask about the customs clearance process for samples ample too.
Commercial samples are exempt from customs duties and import VAT for a period of up to two years if they are used only for promotional proposes. Biological samples and samples of medicines must be accompanied by specific certificates.
Customs classification in Russia
Russia implements the Harmonized Customs System (HS codes). The customs tariff includes 11,032 tariff lines.
How pay customs duties fee in Russia?
Usually, when you use the DDPCH shipping service, we do customs clearance for you in Russia.
but if you want o customs clearance by yourself, you need to know how to pay customs clearance in Russia
Customs also collects payments for carrying out customs formalities.
Payment is made in cash when making the customs declaration.
Clearing customs is only approved with a certificate proving payment has been made.
What is an HS Code for import, export, customs clearance, and shipping?
The HS is one of the most successful instruments developed by the World Customs Organization(WCO) because it addresses a fundamental need of governments: the ability to categorize what is being traded. This enables both decisions on immediate actions for specific goods (for example, duty collections, restrictions, or controls) and the use of the collated information to underpin economic and trade-related policies and planning.
HS Code for short, is a common standard worldwide for describing the type of commodity that is shipped
Explained and operated by the World Customs Organization, the HS Code
- consists of 5,000 commodity groups covered in 99 Chapters containing 21 Sections;
- is identified by a six-digit code;
- is arranged in a legal and logical structure; and
- is supported by well-defined rules to achieve uniform classification all over the world
Product category of Russian Customs (HS CODE )
According to bu Russian customs regulation, they have 97 chapters of the category of product in the customs system.
So if you want to find your HS code product, first need to know which chapter is your product.
Prohibited for import to Russia
Before import and ship any goods from China to Russia, you must check his list. in Russian import, some goods and product are prohibited
- Flora and fauna objects
- Precious metals and stones.
- Samples of minerals.
- Objects of archaeological and paleontological excavation money in cash.
- Debit or credit cards.
- Weapons, any items analogs to a weapon, ammunition, explosives.
- Narcotic drugs, poisonous and intoxicant substances.
- Radioactive substances, hazardous waste
- Used tires
Trade relations between China and Russia
China and Russian both two big countries in Asia. These 2 countries have very important economic relationships.
Every year thousands of toons product import from china to Russia.
We are happy to help many Russian citizens for import and shipping from china to Russian.
Russia is the 14th largest export economy in the world and the 27th most complex economy, according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI). In 2017, Russia exported $341B and imported $221B, resulting in a positive trade balance of $120B. In 2017 the GDP of Russia was $1.58T, and its GDP per capita was $25.5k.
In 2017 Russia imported $221B, making it the 19th biggest importer in the world.
During the last five years, the imports of Russia have decreased at an annualized rate of -7.3%, from $324B in 2012 to $221B in 2017.
The recent common imports are led by Packaged Medicaments, which represent 3.71% of the total imports of Russia, followed by Cars, which account for 3.47%.
The Russian–Chinese “Partnership for Modernization” could form the basis for qualitatively new relations.
Russia’s economic interaction with the People’s Republic of China plays a key role in the development of its eastern territories.
The implementation of the Programme, particularly in the areas of energy and transport, will allow Russia to fully enjoy the advantages of its vast Asian territories.
Modern Russian–Chinese trade goes back two decades. During this period, bilateral trade has been an integral part of the overall complex of relations between the two countries.
In 2014, China’s leading trade partners were: the United States ($557.30 billion), Hong Kong ($376.10 billion), Japan ($312.64 billion), South Korea
($290.63 billion), Taiwan ($198.53 billion), Germany ($177.75 billion), Australia ($137.13 billion), and Malaysia ($102.06 billion). Russia ranked ninth with $95.31 billion, ahead of Brazil ($86.83 billion), Vietnam ($83.54 billion), and the United Kingdom ($80.90 billion).7 China has been Russia’s number one trade partner since 2010
What does Russia import from China?
Russian imports many tye pr products from china but most of them are computers, broadcasting equipment, and office machines parts.
What does China import from Russia?
china import many type of prodict from china like:
- Crude Petroleum
- Refined Petroleum
- Coal Briquettes
- Gas Turbines
- Potassic Fertilizers
Air freight from China to Iran (Air Cargo)
Air cargo or air freight one of the fastest shipping way from China to Russia.
Every day many flights from the main city in China, like Shenzhen, Beijing, Chengdu, Hongkong, Shanghai, have a flight to Russia and can be one of the best options for customers ant ship package from china to Russia with the fastest way.
We suggest air cargo shipping from China to Russia for a package of more than 22 kg or if you want to send a valuable shipment.
we have shipping service to man Russian city like :
- Saint Petersburg
- Nizhniy Novgorod
Which Airlines flying from China to the Russian Federation?
many airlines have air freight shipping service from China to Russia each airline have different shipping cost and transit time, but here we give you the best airline, you can choose one of them for air freight service from China to Russia
- Air Macau
- Air China
- Royal Wings
- China Southern Airlines
Why chose air freight from China to Russia?
there are many reasons for chose air freight and air cargo shipping service from china to Russian like:
Ease of Access
Reduced Damage Risk
Global flexibility for Shipping
Reliable Airline Services
Reduce Dependence On Warehousing
Low Insurance cost
Reduced Packing Materials
What is the air cargo shipping process from China to Russia?
Step 1: Customer contact with DDPCH sales team, our team help customer to have the best price and transit time and solution in the market
step 2: seller send the package to DDPCH warehouse in china
Step 3: we keep our customer’s package in our warehouse until the flight date
Stop 4: DDPCH team prepper customs document for export shipments from china
Step 5: we send the package to the airport in china
Step 6: After an inspection in the airport we load the shipment to airplane
Step 7: transit time from china to Russian take around 1-3 days
Step 8: we do customs clearance for our customers in Russia
step 9: after finish customs clearance in Russia we send customer packages to his address in Russia
Which city from china has Air cargo service to Russia?
regularly the main city in china have a direct flight to Russia like:
- air cargo from Shenzhen to Russia
- air cargo from Guangzhou to Russia
- air cargo from shanghai to Russia
- air cargo from Beijing to Russia
- air cargo from Ningbo to Russia
- air cargo from Xiamen to Russia
- air cargo from Qingdao to Russia
Which city in Russia can accept air freight shipment from china ?
In Russia, there are many international airports, but just some of them have an international flight and can accept cargo from china like:
- Air freight from china to Sheremetyevo (Moscow, VKO, UUWW).
- Air freight from china to Domodedovo (Moscow, DME, UUDD)
- Air freight from china to Vnukovo (Moscow, SVO, UUEE)
- Air freight from china to Pulkovo (Saint Petersburg, LED, ULLI)
- Air freight from china to Koltsovo (Ekaterinburg, SVX, USSS)
- Air freight from china to Tolmachevo (Novosibirsk, OVB, UNNT)
- Air freight from china to Yemelyanovo (Krasnoyarsk, KJA, UNKL)
- Air freight from china to Novy (Khabarovsk, KHV, UHHH)
- Air freight from china to Pashkovsky (Krasnodar, KRR, URKK)
- Air freight from china to Ufa (Ufa, UFA, UWUU)
- Air freight from china to Sochi (Sochi, AER, URSS)
Air Cargo transit times from China to Russia
many customers asking us about transit time for air shipping service from, china to Russia, for our customer we make a list if transit time from China to Russia
|Transit time||Moscow||Saint Petersburg||Novosibirsk||Ekaterinburg|
|Shanghai||2-4 days||3-5 days||3-5 days||5-7 days|
|Shenzhen||2-4 days||2-4 days||5-7 days||3-5 days|
|Guangzhou||2-4 days||2-4 days||2-4 days||5-7 days|
|Beijing||2-4 days||5-7 days||5-7 days||5-7 days|
|Hongkong||3-5 days||2-4 days||3-5 days||2-4 days|
Air freight Cost from China to Russia (Shipping cost china to Russia)
Air shipping cost from china related to many factors like weight/size f packing/type of goods and airline.
We suggest you ask the seller in china always to make your package smaller, and you can save shipping cost with less volume weight.
may customer asking us about shipping cost from china to Russia, we try to tell our customer an average shipping cost from china to Russian for air cargo
|From / To||22kg+||100kg+||500kg+||1000kg+|
|Air freight from Shenzhen to Moscow||3.5||3||2.5||2|
|Air freight from Shanghai to Moscow||3||2.5||2.4||2.1|
|Air freight from Guangzhou to Moscow||2.5||2||1.8||1.7|
|Air freight from Beijing to Moscow||3.5||3||2.5||2|
|Air freight from Hongkong to Moscow||4||3.8||3.4||3.3|
|Air freight from Shenzhen to Saint Petersburg||3.5||3||2.4||2.4|
|Air freight from Shanghai to Saint Petersburg||3||2.5||1.8||1.7|
|Air freight from Guangzhou to Saint Petersburg||3.5||3||2.5||2|
|Air freight from Beijing to Saint Petersburg||5||4.6||4||2.4|
|Air freight from Hongkong to Saint Petersburg||4||3.8||3.4||3.3|
Currency : USD – Term of shipping: FOB
This price does not include customs clearance fee and local port fee in china
Tracking Air cargo from China to Russia
If you use DDPCH shipping service for air freight after booking space with us, we provide tracking code to our customers, and all customers can track shipment until arriving in Russia.
|Airline Name||link for Tracking Cargo||Airline Name||link for Tracking Cargo|
|Emirates Sky Cargo Tracking||Click here||KLM airline cargo tracking||Click here|
|Qatar Airways Cargo Tracking||Click here||British Airways cargo tracking||Click here|
|Cathay pacific cargo tracking||Click here||Etihad airline cargo tracking||Click here|
|Korean airlines cargo tracking||Click here||Virgin airline cargo tracking||Click here|
|Cargolux Cargo tracking||Click here||Air Canada cargo tracking||Click here|
|Lufthansa cargo tracking||Click here||Aeroflot airline cargo tracking||Click here|
|Air China Cargo Tracking||Click here||Saudi Arabian Airlines cargo tracking||Click here|
|Singapore Airlines Cargo Tracking||Click here||Oman Air cargo tracking||Click here|
|China Southern Airlines Cargo Tracking||Click here||American Airlines cargo tracking||Click here|
|Turkish Airlines Cargo Tracking||Click here||air India cargo tracking||Click here|
|Mahan airline Cargo Tracking||Click here||Kuwait airways cargo tracking||Click here|
|Hainan airlines cargo tracking||Click here||Iran air cargo tracking||Click here|
|Thai Airways Cargo tracking||Click here||Fedex cargo tracking||Click here|
|Japan Airlines Cargo Tracking||Click here||UPS Air Cargo tracking||Click here|
Rail freight from China to Russia (Train cargo)
Our Rail Freight products offer secure, reliable, and environmentally-friendly freight transportation via rail, from china to Russia, LCL (Less-than-Container-Load) or FCL (Full-Container-Load).
With DDPCH Rail cargo service, you can send huge shipments from china tp Russian with a better price than air cargo service, and Rail freight transport is well-organized with fixed timetables, which give allow accurate rail freight quotes. Also, it is not influenced by traffic conditions such as traffic jams and please pay attention Railways transport is the safest way of transporting goods.
every day we have rail freight service from main china city like Hongkong, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, shanghai .beijng, Urumqi to Russia( Moscow)
When to choose rail freight from China to Russia?
There are several situations where rail freight is the best option available.
- When looking a shipping way cheaper than air and truck (road)
- when you need Door to Door shipping from china to Russia
- When shipping inland from a port.
- When shipping large quantities in bulk.
- When looking for high-speed delivery over long distances. (Only air freight is faster, but not suitable for large shipments)
- When shipping raw materials such as coal, metal ore, and so on.
- When looking for an environmentally friendly alternative for road transport (rail freight transport uses three times less fuel than road transport.
From which city in china we have rail freight service to Russia?
generally, we have rail freight service from the main city of china, like:
Which type of cargo can you send on a train?
DDPCH moves all sorts of cargo along the train– from the latest fashion items to temperature-sensitive electronics and even entire cars. That requires containers with a little extra to them, including:
- • Garment on Hanger
- • Thermal Blankets
- • Reefers
- • Double-Decker Containers
- • Car Racking Systems
- • Open-Top Containers
- • Less-than Container and Full
- Container Load options
Rail freight route from China to Russia and Europe
We support you in accomplishing the needs of your customers in a reliable, efficient, secure, and environmentally friendly way.
What do we offer in Rail freight service from China to Russia?
- Frequent & secure connections from multiple origins in China, covering entire Russia and Europe
- Door to Door solution from china to Europe (Rail main leg, pick up & delivery by truck)
- Industry expertise, LCL/FCL, temperature-controlled cargo
- Cost and Time-efficient alternative
- Flexigateway solution available for shipping from China to Russia
- Customs handling & Insurance coverage
- Door to Door monitoring, daily updates on security, temperature & transit status
- Environmental friendly service
Door to Door delivery service from china to Russia (DDP shipping service)
DDPCH offer Air, Road, Truck Door to Door (DDP) shipping service from any port in China to Russia, we can provide professional DDP service and the best solution from China to Russia for customers’ needs to ship goods to the inland city in Russia, such as Moscow, Kazan, Ufa, Togliatti, Blagoveschensk, Ekaterinburg, Krasnodar-sort, Perm, Rostow-tow and any other city
With door to door delivery service, we do all shipping process from 0 to 100 for our customers.
we pick up the package and ship to the destination country and finish customs clearance in Russian and deliver to our customers’ address
Which information do we need to calculate shipping cost to Russia?
if you want to know the best price for the shipping cost from china to Russia for air, rail and door to door shipping service, please provide us this information
- Name of commodity
- Total Gross weight
- Total cartons quantity
- Carton dimensions
- Packing condition: loose carton or pallet
- Departure city & Destination city
- Trade terms (FOB or EXW)
- Cargo ready date
- Delivery time
different shipping method for Door to Door shipping from china to Russia
from china to Russian we have the different Door to Door shipping method that customer can choose one of them like:
Door To Door Air freight from China to Russia (DDP AIR)
In this service, we collect customer shipments from any city in China, and after loading to the airplane, we send it to the main airport in Russia. We do customs clearance service in Russian for our customers.
Shipping cost and Transit time for Doo to Door air from China to Russia
here we say average shipping cost and transit time for door to door air freight from China to Russia
|From / To||22kg+||100kg+||500kg+||1000kg+||Transit Time|
|DDP Air from Shenzhen to Moscow||3.5||3||2.5||2||5-7 Days|
|DDP Air from Shanghai to Moscow||3||2.5||2.4||2.1||5-7 Days|
|DDP Air from Guangzhou to Moscow||2.5||2||1.8||1.7||5-7 Days|
|DDP Air from Beijing to Moscow||3.5||3||2.5||2||5-7 Days|
|DDP Air from Hongkong to Moscow||4||3.8||3.4||3.3||5-7 Days|
Door To Door Rail freight from China to Russia (DDP Train)
In this service, we send a shipment with rail freight from china to Moscow, transit time in this service around 10-15 days and include customs clearance in Russia.
Shipping cost and Transit time for Doo to Door Rail from China to Russia
|From / To||22kg+||100kg+||500kg+||1000kg+||Transit Time|
|DDP Rail from Shenzhen to Moscow||1.2||1||1||0.8||10-15 Days|
|DDP Rail from Shanghai to Moscow||2||1.8||1.1||1||10-15 Days|
|DDP Rail from Guangzhou to Moscow||2.5||2||1.8||1.7||10-15 Days|
|DDP Rail from Beijing to Moscow||1.6||1.5||1.3||1||10-15 Days|
|DDP Rail from Hongkong to Moscow||1||0.8||0.7||0.6||10-15 Days|
Door To Door Truck shipping from China to Russia (DDP Truck-Road)
We are happy to inform our customers DDPCH ave daily truck service from china to Russian with door to door delivery service.
Our services very special and cost-effective service.
we can cover all central city in china like Dalian, Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Beijing and we ship with the truck to all city in Russia
Express delivery service from China to Russia (Express post)
If you want to send a small package from china to Russia, we suggest you express courier service.
Express Courier Services have a fast delivery service to Russia, so you can be sure you get your package from china to Russia.
DDPCH with long term partnership with most of Courier company like UPS, FedEx, DHL, TNT, CHINA POST can provide the best shipping cost for express Courier Services from China to Russia
Which courier company has a shipping service from China to Russia?
At this moment, around seven express courier company have shipping service from China to Russia, like:
- CHINA POST
- HONG KONG POST
- CDEK AIR
- Business Line
Express courier service transit time from China to Russia
here we tell you how long is take delivery time and the transit time from china to Russia with Express courier service
|Courier name||DELIVERY TIME|
|DHL||5-7 working days|
|UPS||5-7 working days|
|TNT||5-7 working days|
|FedEx||5-7 working days|
|CHINA POST||10-15 working days|
|HONG KONG POST||10-15 working days|
|EMS||5-7 working days|
|E-express||10-15 working days|
|ePacket||10-15 working days|
|CDEK AIR||10-15 working days|
|Business Line||10-15 working days|
Express courier Shipping Cost from China to Russia
If you want to send a package less than 20 kg or documents from china to Russia, we suggest you use Express courier shipping service.
many customers asking us shipping cost from china to Russia with the expressway, so we say to you average shipping cost for this service.
|Courier name||Shipping cost (1KG)|
|CHINA POST||13 USD|
|HONG KONG POST||10 USD|
|CDEK AIR||11 USD|
|Business Line||19 USD|
Tracking parcel from China to Russia
If you send your package from china to Russia, all express company after that we provide you a tracking code you can depend on your Courier track your parcel until arriving at the destination.
|Courier express company||Tracking Website|
|DHL Tracking||Click here|
|TNT Tracking||Click here|
|Aramex Tracking||Click here|
|EMS Tracking||Click here|
|FedEx Tracking||Click here|
|UPS Tracking||Click here|
|USPS Tracking||Click here|
|China Post Tracking||Click here|
|Hong Kong Post Tracking||Click here|
Frequently Asked Questions
How much is Shipping from China to Russia
For air cargo shipping cost around 4-6 USD per KGand for rail freight around 1.5-2 USD per KG and express shipping post around 5-8 USD per KG
How long does Shipping Transit take from China to Russia?
Air cargo 3-5 days | Rail freight 10-15 days | Truck 10-20 days and express shipping post around 5-7 days
How much is Door To Door delivery service from China to Russia?
Door to Door shipping cost related to weight and type or shipment but average shipping cost around 2-4 USD per KG and transit time around 7-10 days