The Royal Government of Cambodia has eliminated most non-tariff barriers and import licenses.
1) Customs Duties
All goods imported to or exported from Cambodia are subject, in principle, to import and export duties as set by the Custom Department and to a consumption tax.
2) Import Duties
Imported duties are collected regardless of the point of entry or exit on all goods crossing the border, except those specifically exempted from customs duties by law or proper authorities. Exempted goods include:
Personal effects of individuals when being transferred to their normal resident;
Goods exempted from duties by international treaty;
Goods imported for a wedding or funeral;
Goods related to international relations;
Certain donations to senior monks.
3) Export Duties
Presently, there are not export duties applied in Cambodia other than those levied on restricted export product, such as logs, sawn timber, precious metals and stones, seafood and antiquities.
4) Import / Export Documentation
Cambodian customs requires importers and exporters to provide a bill of lading, packing list and invoice for all shipments. Goods shipped through Vietnams via the Mekong must also have a transit license.
5) Temporary Entry
Temporary entry procedures have been established for a certain number of products.
6) Labeling or Marketing Requirements
Cambodia currently has no labeling or marking requirements.
7) Prohibited Imports
Narcotics, explosives and poisonous chemicals and substances are prohibited according to the Cambodian customs service.
CAMCONTROL, a unit of the Ministry of commerce is charged with standards-setting. CAMCONTROL delivers documents and certificate of exported products and makes the verfication on the quality of products and services
9) Imported Item