M&P International Freights is a freight forwarding company that provides shipping services from Malaysia to Australia.
Read on to learn more about the duration of shipping, factors affecting shipping costs and commonly shipped items from Malaysia to Australia.
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Who are these services suitable for?
Businesses based in Malaysia that require bulk shipping of cargo to Australia.
Individuals or families who recently moved to Australia from Malaysia, and need to ship over their belongings.
People who purchase goods in Malaysia and require delivery to Australia.
Duration of shipping from Malaysia to Australia
On average, it takes between 3-5 days to deliver cargo from Malaysia to Australia via air shipping and 3 weeks for sea shipping.
For sea freight, transit times differ based on several factors such as the weather condition and container capacity (LCL or FCL) used.
Factors affecting shipping cost
The following are some factors that affect shipping costs:
Commonly shipped items from Malaysia to Australia
Malaysia is one of the biggest exporters of goods to Australia. In 2018, Australia’s imports from Malaysia accounted for US $9.91 billion dollars.
Here are the items most commonly shipped from Malaysia to Australia:
- Oils and mineral fuels e.g. coal, petroleum and natural gas
- Electronics and electrical equipment
- Industrial machines and atomic reactors
- Materials such as plastic, rubber, wood and metals
List of restricted and prohibited items for export from Malaysia
The list of prohibited goods for export from Malaysia includes (but are not limited to):
- Turtle eggs
- Illicit drugs
Certain restricted goods are subject to Malaysian government control and having a license is mandatory for export:
- Livestock and their products
- Toxic or hazardous materials
- Firearms and ammunition
- Military equipment
List of restricted and prohibited items for import to Australia
Prohibited items for import to Australia includes (but are not limited to):
- Chemical weapons
- Biological agents
- Dog and cat fur products
- Drugs and narcotics
- Supplements that contain Hoodia, Yohimbe and DHEA
- Wool products
- Meat products
Special permits are essential for import of certain restricted goods to Australia:
- Laser pointers
- Pencils, paintbrushes and erasers
- Pornographic material
- Fly swatters
- Chewing tobacco
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