Expand Your eCommerce Business Internationally


Workshop: Minimizing import duties & preparing proper documentation for international shipping

Tired of having items confiscated at customs? Customer complaints stacking up? Hate having unexpected costs, fees, and taxes?

Easyship, in collaboration with Garage Society, is excited to announce the third workshop of our three part series: "Expand your eCommerce business Internationally".

In part one, we covered the basics of international shipping, in part two, we analyzed the best eCommerce websites and shipping companies. In part three, “Minimizing import duties & preparing proper documentation for international shipping”, we will share all ‘must-know’ tax and duties information with you.

We’ll help you navigate the complexities of international taxes and duties and share actionable tips so you won’t LOSE money from lost shipments and be prepared with proper documentations and taxes.

Be sure not to miss this information-packed session! You’ll leave with actionable insights and tools to start growing your business to new markets immediately.

Here’s a sneak peek of what’s to come:



● Recap on workshop 2: Best marketplaces to sell

● Taxes 101

o Types of taxes (VAT, GST, import duty, other costs)

o Why and when is it charged

o How to calculate import taxes – No more surprises!

● Essential Documents

o Shipping labels

o Commercial invoices

o Export declarations


o Return slips

● Policies by Country

● Live demo of Easyship platform



Jessica Yeung is a Sales Associate at Easyship, a free online platform that helps small-medium size sellers ship internationally. Easyship’s mission is to remove the pain of international selling and help sellers save up to 70% on shipping costs.

(This event is organized by Garage Society

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Event Timeline
Thu Aug 11, 2016
9:00 AM - 10:30 AM HKT
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Garage Society QRC
Tickets from HK$100
Venue Address
299 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong Hong Kong