Higher Duty-Free Limits for the U.S.
Thanks to the Congressional passage of a new Customs bill, the duty-free limit for goods imported to the U.S. has been raised substantially. FedEx is pleased all our customers in the U.S. will soon be allowed to buy international items worth up to $800 duty-free. “With the tremendous increase in global e-commerce, this is good news for cross-border online shoppers in the U.S.,” said Raj Subramaniam, executive vice president, Global Marketing. “By quadrupling the threshold from $200 to $800, it will streamline the process and help get shipments to the U.S. cheaper and faster. ” For more, check out this blog by Ralph Carter.