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How to go about sending a package to Malaysia
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Malaysia is located in South East Asia and is home to popular locations to ship parcels to that include Kuala Lumpur, Kuching, and Malacca City formerly known as Kota Melaka. Sending packages to Malaysia for festivals and celebrations is very common with seasonal spikes appearing at the peak times of the year, as people send gifts to friends and family, as well as importing items purchased online from overseas.
It is of course not only seasonality that causes parcels being sent to Malaysia, it has one of the most advanced economies in Asia, reflected in the fact it has several multiple major international airports, the biggest one being Port Klang. Tourism is very prominent in this area, with thousands of people heading to Malaysia every year, which is another reason as to why you may want to ship goods there. As one of the youngest countries in the world, the economy grows at a remarkable rate, recently it was estimated to be a 6.5% increase in its GDP year on year. The most popular categories consumers buy in Malaysia are fashion, sporting goods, and electronics whilst eCommerce as a sector is anticipated by 2017, to be worth over a billion dollars. This market also expects that when they purchase online from an overseas location, to have the parcel arrive in Malaysia in a week, so be sure to choose a reliable, affordable courier service from our global shipping marketplace.
Sending to Malaysia for festivals and celebrations
Our customers use our services to send private items to Malaysia as well as for business purposes. Shipping from the international packages to Malaysia from the US often occurs during festive periods of the calendar for events such as Hari Raya/ Eid, Deepavali which is widely celebrated by the Indian population, Chinese New Year and Thaipusam which sees a footfall of nearly one million devotees every year in January time or just after. Of course Wesak is also celebrated by Buddhists as well.
Customs advice for shipping to Malaysia
There are some restrictions on items being sent to Malaysia, for companies and individuals sending gifts to other individuals in Malaysia the shipment value limit is 500.00 Malaysian Ringgit. Prohibited items include cocoa pods, and various fruits, liquid milk in any form and wheat.You are also prohibited from sending toy (or real) guns and Portland cement into Sabah or Sarawak. Also you can not send certain types of radio equipment, nor reproduction currency, nor any cloth featuring any verses of the Koran.