Are you looking for a reliable provider to carry out air freight imports from Vietnam to Australia? TSL provides a fully comprehensive freight forwarding service, covering all aspects of international freight operations between these two countries. Our activities cover both sea and air freight shipping from Vietnam. We are based in Melbourne, Australia, with our services extending all over the globe and spanning several industries. TSL works with businesses in both countries, helping them export and import goods and providing low-cost sea freight from Vietnam, as well as low-cost air freight services.

Why use air freight imports from Vietnam to Australia?

Shipping goods on an airplane is, of course, the quickest way of transporting them the 5,200 or so kilometres between Australia and Vietnam. It is ideal if your consignment is not too heavy or bulky. With TSL, air freight imports from Vietnam to Australia usually take between one and six days. The total time taken will depend on a number of factors, such as where your pick-up and delivery points are, and how much inland transportation is required in each country. Please note, this mode of transportation is more expensive than sending goods via the ocean.

Why Trade With Vietnam?

There are several reasons why you may choose to do business with Vietnam as an Australian company. This Southeast Asian country has seen rapid economic growth over the last three decades and became a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) in 2007. It has a skilled workforce and an entrepreneurial spirit, as well as having an increasingly good relationship with Australia.

Total two-way trade between Australia and Vietnam in 2016-17 was valued at AU$11.8 billion. Vietnam’s first export destination is the US, which receives around 21% of Vietnamese exports. The next is China; this country receives about 13% of Vietnamese exports. Japan is third, receiving about 8% of Vietnamese exports. Australia is 11th and receives approximately 2% of Vietnamese exports. This equates to around AU$4.8 billion per annum.

To find out more about Vietnam’s trade relationship with Australia, please see this report from the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. There is also some useful information about Vietnam’s market profile on the Australian Trade and Investment Commission’s website.

What Can’t I Import Into Australia from Vietnam?

Not all goods can be brought into Australia from overseas. Examples of restricted items are: antibiotics, cigarette lighters, pornography, pesticides and certain cosmetics. For more information, please click here.

Low-Cost Sea Freight From Vietnam

Did you know that as well as offering great options for air freight shipping from Vietnam to Australia, TSL can help you out with low-cost sea freight from Vietnam? Transporting your goods via the sea is cheaper than carrying out air freight imports from Vietnam to Australia and is undoubtedly the best-value way of transferring goods from Vietnam. Ocean cargo will usually take between 20 and 30 days to reach Australia from Vietnam. It is ideal if the goods you wish to import are unwieldy or heavy. For more information about this (or about any other aspect of freight forwarding between Australia and Vietnam), please contact TSL today.

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