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What difference is between DDP air shipping and DDU air shipping?

Time : 2022-08-31 Hits : 9

DDU air freight means that amazon sellers will deliver the prepared goods at places designated by the importing country, and must bear all the costs and risks of the goods to the designated place (excluding customs duties, taxes and other official fees payable at the time of import), except for bearing the costs and risks of customs formalities.

We will see some professional terms all the time in container transportation. For friends who are not in container transportation, it may be confusing.I ‘d like to explain some terms that are often confused in container transportation: for example :DDU air freight and DDP air freight

DDU air freight (delivery goods to client’s destination without duty paid ): refers to the seller delivering the goods to the buyer at the designated destination, without going through import formalities, or unloading the goods from the delivery means of transport, that is, the delivery is completed.


DDP air freight (delivery after duty payment at destination): Delivery after duty payment means that sellers complete the import customs clearance procedures at the designated destination, and delivers the goods that have not been unloaded on the delivery vehicle to the buyer to complete the delivery.

Who is responsible for paying customs duties in DDU air freight and DDP air freight?

1. DDU air freight: the recipient pays customs duties

2. DDP air freight: The sender pays the tariff


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