If you plan to import produce from India, you’ll need to find a freight forwarding firm you can put your full trust in. Allow TSL Australia to help. We offer a comprehensive logistics service covering Australasia, Asia, the Americas and Europe. We can easily arrange your air and sea freight exports from India to Australia, drawing upon decades of experience serving clients all over the world. No matter what you’re transporting – and whatever the size of your consignment – we’ll take care of every link in the chain from pick-up right through to delivery.
India Fact File (figures from 2018-19)
Population: 1.3 billion
Capital: New Delhi
Currency: Indian rupee
Location: South Asia
Bordering countries: China, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar and Bangladesh
Distance from Australia at shortest point: 5,500km (some routes are double this)
Major ports: Kolkata, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Mumbai and Kandla
Major exports worldwide: Refined petroleum, diamonds, machinery and medicines
Top 3 export destinations: United States, United Arab Emirates and China (27th: Australia)
Top 3 Indian exports to Australia: Refined petroleum, railway vehicles, medicines (including veterinary)
Annual Indian merchandise exports to Australia: AU$ 4.9 billion
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Cost Of Shipping From India To Australia
Importers need to pay certain taxes and duties on all goods entering Australia, for example Goods and Services Tax (GST) which is 10% of the total value of the items. Certain refunds and concession schemes may apply for some manufacturers or types of goods. You can read more about the cost of importing from overseas on the Australian Border Force website. TSL can also advise you on the fees and tariffs you can expect to have to pay on your load.
Sea Freight Export: India To Australia
Ocean travel is usually cheaper than air freight export from India to Australia, but of course does take longer – typically between 24 and 32 days, depending if your merchandise is being shipped from India’s east or west coast. Over many years, TSL has built up excellent relationships with some of India’s top freight companies, enabling us to quickly organise great-value shipping from India to Australia for your company. We work with some of the biggest and best companies carrying out include sea freight export from India to Australia.
Air Freight Export: India To Australia
Sending items from Asia to Australia by freight plane is by far the quickest method of transportation. After all, the distances involved are huge, with at least 5,500km between the two continents. It may take as little as 24 hours – and as long as six days – to fly your cargo from Indian to Australian soil. The time taken depends on the availability of direct flights. Please bear in mind that arranging air freight export from India to Australia is usually more costly than ocean transportation.
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