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What is Economy Express (China Import)?

Economy Express(China Import) is an economical international express delivery service designed for non-urgent shipments, with a competitive rate and longer transit time in contrast with Standard Express(China Import).

What is the transit time of Economy Express (China Import)?

The reference transit time is as follows:

a)    Long haul: 4 - 7 working days (exclude pickup day).

b)    Short haul: 3 - 4 working days (exclude pickup day).

For specific transit time, please check in SF International official website.

What payment methods does Economy Express (China Import) support?

Economy Express (China Import) supports carriage prepaid and freight collect by both cash customers and credit account customers; for shipments from US to China, only carriage prepaid by credit account is available. 

Can I use Economy Express (China Import) when I purchase commodities at overseas shopping platforms?

You could select Economy Express (China Import) at any of our cooperated overseas shopping platforms (like iHerb, Vitacost) and send your shipments to Mainland China.

How can I pay for customs duties when shipments are imported to the Mainland China using Economy Express (China Import)?

The import customs duties for shipments using Economy Express (China Import) could be paid by shippers or receivers.

How does the exchange rate convert?

The exchange rate is converted based on the latest international exchange rate. You can also check at SF’s official website as a reference.

Is there any value-added services with Economy Express (China Import) provide?

You could ship to any remote area (out of the local delivery areas) with no surcharge.