Includes import documentation and other requirements for both the U.S. exporter and foreign importer.
Companies must make an inward declaration for all goods imported into Singapore. All imports require an import permit although this is largely a statistical requirement for most goods. Details can be found via Singapore Customs.
Bona Fide Trade Samples
The import of trade samples that is below US$300 is not subject to payment of duty and/or GST. In addition, no permit is required for their import. Bona fide trade samples (excluding liquors and tobacco) may be imported for the following purposes: solely for soliciting orders for goods to be supplied from abroad; for demonstration in Singapore to enable manufacturers in Singapore to produce such articles to fulfill orders from abroad or by a manufacturer for copying; and for testing or experimenting before producing such articles in Singapore. More information can be found via Singapore Customs.