Domestication is the process of nationalizing an international shipping container into an internal market. Sometimes the container is considered an extension of the ship, sometimes a good itself. If a country considers containers as goods, you have to domesticate the containers after a period of time and pay import duties. We’ll update the table below from time to time to help you know, if, when and where you’ll be required to domesticate your equipment.
|Country||Domestication of container (# days)||Responsible party||Enforcement|