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Cheapest shipping to South Korea via courier.
South Korea is well known for it's high tech cities, such as the capital Seoul plus the likes of Changwon, Incheon, Busan and it is home to a population of just over 50 million. South Koreans reside the world over, so parcels are often sent back and forth from this forward thinking country, so why not make the most of our cross border, global shipping marketplace, next time you have a parcel to ship to South Korea? Home to well know international brands such as Samsung and Hyundai, the economy of this south east Asian country is the fourth largest in Asia. The whole country has access to high speed internet, marking this out as prime territory for the eCommerce sector. Smartphones are key to consider if you want to target South Korea as online retailer or business, with over 80% of internet connections made via mobile. eCommerce is growing at some rate and is said to be predicted to double by 2021 to a value of US$31bn.
Is international shipping to South Korea difficult?
South Korean's can almost ship any which way they please due to generous trade agreements set up by the government, so importing goods from overseas is easy with agreements in place with the US, China and the EU. No matter where you are shipping from, the chances are it will be fairly straightforward to send parcels to South Korea. An important thing to consider before shipping there is that over a quarter of South Koreans track their deliveries, so that is no longer a hurdle to overcome, if you book via the Parcel Monkey Global Shipping Marketplace as this is something we are proud to offer to our customers, via the couriers available on our site. In addition to the blossoming eCommerce sector, Seoul received over 10 million international visitors in 2014, so in light of this and the fact tourism also drives the need to send packages, we have worked hard to create a shipping solutions for this growing destination.
Customs advice for shipping to South Korea
Shipping restrictons for sending to South Korea include soil, stamps or seals to be used on banking documents, pornography and a variety of food stuffs - which are prohibited from carriage via our own terms and conditions. There are also restrictions on the value of items sent to South Korea before taxes and duties become due. For both company-to-individual and individual-to-individual the limits were 50000.00 Won KRW at the time of writing. If you wish to send knives into South Korea you will need to get permission from the South Korean Police Department. Furthermore, there are rules relating to documentation needed when sending personal effects. Also you cannot send toy guns or traveller's checks.You must also include one original invoice and two copy invoices with your parcel. You should include the reason for import, the currency and value of individual items, model or part numbers, country of origin and the consignee's telephone number.
Jewelry, Cashiers checks, Soil, Stamps or seals to be used on banking documents, Pornography.