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1204 Duty Rates for Major Products


 

(As of April 1, 2016)

Category

Item

Duty rate

Clothing

Fur coats (Chapter 43)
Outer garments (fabric), underwear (fabric) (Chapter 61, 62)
T-shirts (Chapter 61)
Swimwear (Chapter 61, 62)
Ties (fabric) (Chapter 62)
Scarves (fabric) (Chapter 61, 62)

20%
5.3--12.8%
7.4--10.9%
8.4--10.9%
8.4--13.4%
4.4--9.1%

Handbags

Leather handbags (Chapter 42)

8--16%

Accessories

Articles of gold, silver, platinum and precious stones (Chapter 71)

5.2--5.4%

Watches

Watches and other clocks (Chapter 91)

Free

Machinery and electrical equipments

Personal computers (Chapter 84)
Digital cameras and video camera recorders (Chapter 85)

Free
Free

Musical instruments

Pianos, string instruments and wind instruments (Chapter 92)

Free

Recorded materials

Blu-ray Disc, CD (Chapter 85)
Books and magazines (Chapter 49)

Free
Free

Printed matters

Music, posters, reproduction paintings and catalogues (Chapter 49)

Free

Works of art

Paintings by hand, engravings and sculptures (Chapter 97)

Free

Cosmetics

Perfumes, cologne, lipsticks, manicure preparations, skin lotions (Chapter 33)
Bath soaps (Chapter 34)


Free
Free

Toys

Toys, including dolls (Chapter 95)

Free--3.9%

Sporting goods
Leisure goods

Motor cars, motorcycles (Chapter 87)
Motorboats, yachts, canoes (Chapter 89)
Snow-ski equipment, golf clubs (Chapter 95)
Fishing tackle (Chapter 95)

Free
Free
Free
3.2%

Footwear

With uppers of leather, with uppers of leather in part (Chapter 64)

30% or 4,300yen/pair, whichever is higher.

Furniture

Seats, furniture (for office, kitchen or bedroom) (Chapter 94)

Free

Floor coverings

Carpet (cotton, wool and man-made textile materials) (Chapter 57)

6.3--8.4%

Kitchenware, household articles

Plastics (Chapter 39)
Ceramic (Chapter 69)
Glass (Chapter 70)
Stainless steel(Chapter 73)

Free--3.9%

Bedclothes

Blankets and bed linen (Chapter 63)
Mattress, quilts and eiderdowns (Chapter 94)

3.2--10.9%

Beverages

Tea (oolong tea, black tea) (Chapter 9)
Coffee (Chapter 9)
Mineral waters (Chapter 22)
Soft drinks (Chapter 22)

3--17%
Free--12%
3%
9.6--13.4%

Liquor

Beer, whisky, brandy and liqueurs (Chapter 22)
Wine (Chapter 22)

Free
45--182yen/ℓ

Confectionery

Chocolate confectionery (Chapter 18)
Sugar confectionery, including white chocolate (Chapter 17)
Cookies, biscuits (Chapter 19)
Ice cream (Chapter 21)

10%
24--25%
13--20.4%
21--29.8%

Preparations of meat, of fish or of shellfish

Sausages (Chapter 16)
Canned fish (Chapter 16)
Canned crab (Chapter 16)

10%
9.6%
5%

Cheese

Cheese (Chapter 4)

22.4--40%

Tobacco

Tobacco (Chapter 24)

Free--29.8%

Animal feed

Animal feed (Chapter 23)

Free--36 yen/kg

 

Note:This table shows duty rates of typical commodities in which individual importers are highly interested.
Since duty rates and Chapter numbers may be significantly different by countries, materials of goods, extent of processing, and usage, this table may not necessarily be applied without modification. Please use this table only for reference purposes.

 


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