Duties from Indonesia to US

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  1. Does anyone know if there are any duties for items being shipped from Indonesia to the US? The item is valued at over $1000. I've been trying to research but haven't had much luck.
     
  2. Thought it might be helpful to update this thread for future reference for someone. I ended buying a bag on Bonanza that was shipped from Indonesia to the US. I didn't pay any duties on the shipment, so it seems there are no duties for importing from Indonesia to the US. I think duties (where applicable) are assessed on goods that cost above $200. On the package the seller put a value of $1000 so if duties were going to be assessed from Indonesia they should have been. The package was shipped by EMS, which took longer than I thought it would have. I got worried that the package might be lost but in the end everything was just fine. Below is the timeline. HTH
     

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  3. Did USPS deliver the parcel? They don't seem to collect customs charges even when they might be due.

    Fedex, however, is a different story and you would likely have been charged.
     
  4. Oh, interesting. Yes it was USPS.

     
  5. Yay! Glad you got it and gladder you didn't have to pay fees!