Depending on the trade terms stipulated in the contract, you may need to pay for the following costs (I assume you come to Yiwu Market where suppliers quote you EXW price, and you purchase from a number of suppliers to fill a container):
- merchandise cost
- agent’s fee
- inland charge
- international freight
- import customs clearance
- import duty & taxes
- cargo transportation to your warehouse
Depending on your needs, a good freight forwarder can handle international shipping, customs clearance, import duty and inland transportation for you in your country.
Here below is the detailed allocation of buyer and seller’s costs of importing from China.