Electronic cigarettes import to Ukraine(Commission agent service) - Vedstar

Electronic cigarettes import

Customer: Commercial company


  • Develop and implement a model for importing electronic cigarettes from China, the brand is imported to Ukraine for the first time

  • Receive the cargo on time with a full package of ideal documents for further sale by medium and small wholesale in large retail chains and in the small wholesale market

  • It was also important for the customer to be able to use all advertising and marketing tools to promote the product on the market, without looking back at the regulatory authorities


  • Most companies providing services for the implementation of foreign trade procedures do not work with such supplies, as they always attract attention from the customs authorities
  • There are not rare cases of delay and arrest of such goods at customs due to errors in the documents for customs clearance, or non-compliance with the necessary conditions for import into the country
  • Electronic cigarettes belong to the "heavy" group of goods for customs clearance, due to the fact that, when coding, they can be assigned to several UKTVED (Ukrainian classification of foreign economics goods) groups, which causes contradictory and ambiguous situations with customs authorities regarding the amount and payment of taxes
  • Cigarettes themselves must have not only an excise stamp, but also a corresponding, legally defined marking on the package
  • To work with this group of goods, the importer must have an appropriate license for the sale of tobacco products in Ukraine
  • At the first stage, our specialists in foreign economic activity carefully reviewed the package of documents for the cargo provided by the supplier
  • We formed a number of mandatory recommendations for the appearance of the goods, they had to be implemented at the stage of production of the batch. Part of the requirements, the manufacturer, without delaying the terms of shipment, could not fulfill (subsequently, we placed the batch in a temporary storage warehouse and marked it)
  • At the second stage, we agreed on a package of documents for customs clearance of cargo with the customs authorities. Assisted in obtaining a license for the sale of tobacco products for the Customer, and received excise stamps
  • We bought currency and transferred it through the bank as payment for the goods
  • We organized the air delivery of the cargo, opened the correct declaration of conformity, paid all duties and fees, carried out customs clearance of the cargo, delivered the cargo to the Customer
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Vedstar services – $850

Invoice cost of delivery - $320,000

Transportation – $49,200

Terminal - 4 000 UAH

Taxes and duties – duty 3%, excise duty UAH 3,000/litas, VAT (retail price accrual base) – 20%

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