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What Can You Ship From China With Heroshe?

What Can You Ship From China With Heroshe?

We recently expanded our shipping services to China, and the response has been incredible. We are grateful to all of you amazing individuals who have entrusted us with your shipping needs. Your trust fuels our mission to provide Africans access to global markets one package at a time.

As we explore this exciting new chapter, we recognize the importance of clarity. Many of you have questions about what can and cannot be shipped through our services from China. This guide aims to provide clear information about the regulations surrounding our shipping services in China. By the end of the article, you will know how to make informed shipping decisions.

What Can You Ship From China With Heroshe?

Heroshe offers a wide range of shipping options for businesses and individuals. Below, we have listed the products we can confidently ship from China to your doorstep in Nigeria. 

Here's an overview of what you can ship from China to Nigeria using Heroshe:

Textiles and Apparel: From casual wear to formal attire, including fabrics, footwear, and accessories.

Machine Tools and Parts: Precision-engineered tools and parts for various industries.

Furniture: Wooden, metal, and plastic furniture pieces for homes and offices.

Toys and Games: A wide selection of plastic, electronic, and board games for all ages.

Automobiles and Automotive Parts: High-quality auto parts and accessories, excluding those with oil or gas odor.

Plastics and Rubber Products: Versatile plastic containers and durable rubber products.

Metals and Metal Products: Steel, aluminum, and iron products for construction and industrial use.

Footwear and Leather Products: Stylish footwear and leather accessories for fashion enthusiasts.

Food and Beverage: Processed foods, snacks, beverages, and teas for culinary enjoyment.

Ceramics and Glassware: Elegant porcelain, ceramic, and glassware for table settings and decor.

Home Appliances: Kitchen, laundry, and small appliances for everyday convenience.

Medical Equipment and Supplies: Surgical instruments, disposables, and medical supplies for healthcare needs.

Jewelry and Accessories: Fine and fashion jewelry, watches, and accessories to elevate any look.

Paper and Paper Products: Printing, packaging, and stationery materials for organizational needs.

Items over $2500 require Proof of Purchase (POP) for shipment.

What Can’t You Ship From China With Heroshe?

We provide shipping services for a wide range of items from China, including small, large, and oversized packages, all at affordable prices. However, there are certain items that we cannot ship due to regulations or safety concerns. These items include:

Endangered Species and Wildlife Products: This category includes items made from endangered animals or plants, such as ivory, rhino horns, tiger bones, and certain types of exotic woods.

Cultural Relics and Artifacts: Antiques, artefacts, and cultural relics considered part of China's cultural heritage, including items of significant historical or artistic value, are restricted for export.

Certain Metals and Minerals: Rare earth minerals and metals essential for strategic industries and national defence may be restricted for export to safeguard China's industrial interests.

Military Equipment and Technology: Weapons, ammunition, military vehicles, and related technology are strictly controlled for export to prevent proliferation and maintain national security.

Sensitive Technology and Intellectual Property: Advanced technology and intellectual property related to national security or strategic industries may be subject to export controls to prevent unauthorized transfer or exploitation.

Radioactive Materials and Nuclear Technology: Nuclear materials, equipment, and technology are tightly regulated to prevent proliferation and ensure compliance with international non-proliferation agreements.

Drugs and Narcotics: Illegal drugs and narcotics, including substances prohibited by international drug control treaties, cannot be exported from China.

Certain Agricultural Products: Products that do not meet international health and safety standards or are subject to trade restrictions may be prohibited from export.

Obscene or Pornographic Materials: Materials considered obscene or pornographic are prohibited from export to comply with domestic laws and international conventions.

Counterfeit Goods: Goods that infringe on intellectual property rights, including counterfeit branded products, unauthorized copies of software, and pirated media, cannot be legally exported.

Items Harmful to Public Health or Safety: Products that pose a risk to public health or safety, such as contaminated food or defective consumer goods, are prohibited from export.

Dual-Use Goods and Technologies: Goods and technologies with both civilian and military applications, known as dual-use items, may be subject to export controls to prevent their Items Subject to International Sanctions: misuse for military purposes.

Goods and technologies subject to international sanctions imposed by the United Nations or other multilateral organizations may be prohibited from export.

Unauthorized Cultural or Religious Items: Certain cultural or religious artifacts, symbols, or texts may require special permits or approvals for export to protect cultural heritage and religious practices.

Sensitive Personal Data: Personal data of individuals, especially sensitive information such as medical records or financial data, cannot be exported without appropriate consent and safeguards.

Cash and Negotiable Instruments: Cash, cheques, traveler’s cheques, negotiable instruments like stocks and bonds are not permitted for export.

Flammable Liquids, Solids, and Oxidizing Substances: Due to safety concerns, lighter fluid, gasoline, paints, matches, and oxidizing substances are prohibited from export.

Toxic and Infectious Substances: Substances such as blood or urine samples and infectious materials cannot be exported due to health risks.

Items with Unpleasant Smells or Odors: Items bearing or having unpleasant smells or odors are not allowed for export.

Drones: Nigeria does not allow drones inside the country without permission or license.

Electronics: We do not ship certain electronics because of restrictions. Please check the "ELECTRONICS THAT CAN'T BE SHIPPED" section below for more details.

Chemicals: Any chemicals or liquids not explicitly listed may require a case-by-case decision. We may need to review the item's Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) to determine if it's allowed for shipment via air transportation.

What Electronics Can’t You Ship From China With Heroshe?

Exporting certain electronics from China is subject to stringent regulations, primarily due to intellectual property protection and technology transfer concerns. Here are some of the electronics you can’t ship with Heroshe:

Smartphones and Mobile Devices: This category includes smartphones, feature phones, tablets, and wearable devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers. 

Laptops and Computers: This includes laptops, desktop computers, all-in-one PCs, and monitors.

Consumer Electronics: This category comprises digital cameras, video cameras, audio equipment (speakers, headphones), gaming consoles, and home appliances with electronic components.

Telecommunications Equipment: Telecommunications equipment such as routers, switches, modems, and networking devices are restricted. These products facilitate communication and data transmission across telecommunications networks, including wired and wireless infrastructure.

Electronic Gadgets and Innovations: Drones, 3D printers, virtual reality (VR) headsets, smart home devices, and IoT (Internet of Things) products are also not eligible for shipping through Heroshe's services from China.

Please contact us if you have any questions about whether you may ship a particular item with Heroshe.

So there you have it! The definitive guide to all items you can (and cannot) ship from China with Heroshe. Remember, our team is here to assist and answer any questions you may have regarding your shipping needs. If you liked this article, please subscribe to the blog for more.

Afolabi Ojabowale

Afolabi Ojabowale

Ojabowale Afolabi is the content marketing lead at Heroshe. I have a deep passion for telling brands' stories to educate their audiences across a breadth of media and content forms.