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Import regulations of Japanese used cars in Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe is a country where new cars have no business. The country has witnessed an increase of demand for Japanese used cars. Basically the Japanese cars are in best in quality,shape,condition and cheaper then the new cars. Most of the people can not afford new condition car that is the reason for the high demand for Japanese used car. Before you purchase any used car, make sure you know all the Import regulations of Japanese used cars in Zimbabwe to have a successful transaction.

In Zimbabwe there are no age restriction for importing used cars. Imported used cars  shipped to the maritime port of Durban or Dar-Es-Salaam. Due to current freight rates, import of used cars to Zimbabwe via the port of Durban is definitely the best option. Japanese car exporters will organize the export from Japan. Among these exporters Car From Japan is a platform with huge stock of car’s with best and affordable price. By the help of experts it will be very easy to get best car with very nice price.

There are few restrictions for non commercial car’s. Cars are considered luxury items in Zimbabwe. Although there are no general restrictions when it comes to import of cars to Zimbabwe, import taxes fees and duties may apply. Commercial cars or vehicles such as Trucks, and Buses are taxed less than cars. Same applies to cars with an engine capacity under 1500 cc, the taxation for these cars is less than for cars with bigger engines or cars designed for transport of people such as buses, minibuses vehicles with a seating capacity of more than 10 people including driver.

There are few rules for import taxes for imported cars and its calculated dependent of the type of the vehicle being imported.

  • Motor vehicles for the transport of 10 or more persons including the driver attract Customs Duty of 0% to 60% (buses, kombis, etc.)
  • Motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons other than those mentioned above attract Customs Duty of 25% to 40%. These vehicles include light passenger motor vehicles, station wagons, etc.)
  • Motor vehicles for the transport of goods attract Customs Duty of 25% to 40% depending on the gross vehicle weight. (This category includes pick-up trucks and double cabs)
  • 40%  for vehicles with an engine smaller than 1500cc.