How to import 3D printers from China


Currently, 3D printing technology is very developed and popular. 3D printers are increasingly popular and accessible to the majority of people. So what will the 3D printer import procedure include? Let's find out with SIMBA GROUP through the article below!

3D printer source information


3D printers are manufactured mainly from plastic materials combined with a printing system with a metal print head to melt the printed material. Printer cases are often made of plastic to reduce costs, reduce weight, and increase the durability of 3D printers.

Parameters and principle of operation

There are countless different types of 3D printers on the market for you to choose to suit your needs best. Below, Simba would like to send to the trader some specifications about the source of quality 3D printers, with extremely preferential prices:

  • System: EL3D-3.0.1
  • Operation: 3.5-inch touch screen
  • Slicer Software: Chitu DLP Slicer
  • Connection: USB
  • Technology: UV LCD Photography
  • Light source: Built-in UV LED (wavelength 405 nm)
  • XY resolution: 0.05 mm (3840*2400)
  • Z-axis accuracy: 0.00125 mm
  • Layer thickness: 0.01-0.15 mm
  • Print speed: 30-40 mm/h
  • Power Requirement: 110-240V 50/60Hz 24V4A 96W
  • Printer Size: 11.02in(L)*9.44in(W)*17.55in(H)/28cm(L)*24cm(W)*44.6cm(H)
  • Build Volume: 7.55in(L)*4.72in(W)*7.87in(H)/192mm(L)*120mm(W)*200mm(H)
  • Weight: 22 Lbs (10 Kg)



Main uses

3D printers are now very popular and applied in many areas of life. The main feature of this type of machine is that they can print out a 3-D model of an object. 3D printers are often used to print small, complex parts, such as machine parts, components, accessories ... In particular, 3D printers with wax models can help jewelers a lot in making jewelry.

Procedure for importing 3D printers

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HS code

  • When importing 3D printers, you should note that the HS code of the product is: 84433290, belonging to group 8443.
  • This is a group of Printers that use printing parts such as printing molds (octagons), printing tubes and other printing parts of the 84.42 group; other printers, copying machines and fax machines, whether or not in combination; parts and their accessories.

Legal bases
Circular No. 11/2018/TT-BTTTT dated October 15, 2018 of the Minister of Information and Communications on detailed announcement of the list of used information technology products banned from import together with HS codes

3D printers are products that are allowed to be imported normally according to state regulations and do not need to go through any special import process.

Import tariffs

The tariff when importing 3D printers is as follows:

  • Preferential import duty: 0%
  • VAT (value added tax): 10%
  • Import tax from China with C/O form E: 0%

Import documents

When preparing to import a 3D printer, you need to prepare import documents including:

  • Import customs declaration
  • Commercial Invoice
  • Bill of Lading/Air waybill
  • C/O if applicable
  • Other documents (if any)

Contact for importing 3D printers

Above is information about 3D printer import procedures that SIMBA GROUP wants to send to you. Hope this article will bring useful information to you.

If you are facing any difficulties in import and export procedures or you are looking to source quality goods for business. Please contact SIMBA GROUP immediately via hotline: 037.931.1688 for a free consultation.

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