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Shipping Service Guide from China to the US:

  1. SHIPPING COST CALCULATOR FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATES
  2. CONTAINERS SHIPPING RATES FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATES
  3. OCEAN FREIGHT RATES FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATES
  4. CONTAINERS SHIPPING SERVICES FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATES
  5. ESTIMATED TRANSIT TIME TO SHIP A CONTAINER FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATES
  6. TOP 5 SHIPPING ROUTES FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATES
  7. IMPORT FROM CHINA TO THE UNITED STATES
  8. COMMERCIAL REFERENCES

How much does it cost to ship a container from China to United States

The price to ship a container from China to the United States will cost you approximately $1500 American Dollars (USD) for a 20ft container to the West Coast of America, and $3,500 Dollars for a 20” container to the East Coast of the United States, and up to $4,000 for a 40HC container to the West Coast, and $4500 to the East Coast. These rates examples are for local charges in China + export docs in China + Ocean Freight from China to a port in the USA.



Online Container shipping cost calculator:

Want to know your container shipping costs from China to the Unites States? Use our free shipping calculator to estimate your international container shipping rates. Rates to ship containers of 20ft, 40Ft, or 40HQ from China to USA. Please contact us to receive a personalized rate for your shipping needing:


Container Shipping rates from China to the United States

Container Shipping rates to the United States from China, these are examples of the cheapest rates to ship a container from China to the USA, we offer port to port service, door to port service, and door to door shipping service from the major ports of China to the United States.

Container shipping rates from China to USA

Port of loading:Container size:Shipping price:
Ship a container from China to Los Angeles20FT Container from: $3500
Ship a container from China to Oakland40FT Container
from: $4500
Ship a container from China to Miami20FT Containerfrom: $4500
Ship a container from China to New York40FT Containerfrom: $5500
Ship a container from China to Savannah20FT Containerfrom: $4500
Ship a container from China to Baltimore40FT Containerfrom: $5500
Ship a container from China to Houston Texas20FT Containerfrom: $4500
Ship a container from China to Long Beach40FT Containerfrom: $5500
Ship a container from China to Norfolk VA USA20FT Containerfrom: $4500
Ship a container from China to Portland40FT Containerfrom: $4500
Ship a container from China to Newark New Jersey20FT Containerfrom: $5500
Ship a container from China to Boston40FT Containerfrom: $6500
Ship a container from China to Providence40FT Containerfrom: $6500
Ship a container from China to Seattle40FT Containerfrom: $4800
Ship a container from China to Chicago40FT Containerfrom: $7800
This price list table contains the container shipping rates from China to the following ports in the USA: Los Angeles, Oakland, Miami, New York, Savannah, Baltimore, Houston, Long Beach, Norfolk, Portland, Newark New Jersey, Boston, Providence, Seattle, Chicago.


Why is shipping from China so expensive?

Why is the container shipping cost from China so expensive? The container shipping from China to the United States is very expensive in the Year 2021 because de shipping demand increases, the tight available space on the vessels (ships), and the low quantity of shipping containers for exports.
The Chinese government is already pressuring shipping companies to regulate the expensive shipping prices in 2021 from China to the United States.

At BR EXPORT USA we offer the best container shipping rates to the United States from the major ports of China: Shanghai to the United States, Shenzhen to the United States, Ningbo-Zhoushan to the United States, Guangzhou to the United States, Qingdao to the United States, Tianjin to the United States, Xiamen to the United States, Dalian to the United States, and Hong Kongto the United States.

Ocean freight rates from China to The United States

The ocean Freight rates from China to the United States may variate depending of the port of export in China and the of import in the United States. These are examples of Ocean freight rates from China to the United States, The ocean freight prices in this table are FOB (Freight On Board) service port to port from the major containers ports of China.
The below price list table contains the FOB ocean freight costs from the following containers ports in China: FOB Port of Shanghai, FOB Port of Shenzhen, FOB Port of Ningbo-Zhoushan, FOB Port of Guangzhou, FOB Port of Qingdao, FOB Port of Tianjin, FOB Port of Xiamen, FOB Port of Dalian, or FOB Port of Hong Kong.
Ocean Freight rates from China to the following ports in the USA: Port of New York US, Port of New Jersey US, Port of Baltimore US, Port of Savannah US, Port of Miami US, Port of Houston US, Port of Los Angeles US, Port of Long Beach US.

Port to port Service (FOB)Container size:Ocean Freight price:
Ocean Fright from Shanghai port China to port of Los Angeles USA20FT Container ocean freight Rate from: $3500
Ocean Fright from Shanghai Port China to Port of Oakland USA40FT Container ocean freight
Rate from: $4500
Ocean Fright from Port of Shenzhen China to Port of Miami Florida USA20FT Container ocean freightRate from: $4000
Ocean Fright from Port of Shenzhen China to Port of New York USA40FT Container ocean freightRate from: $5500
Ocean Fright from Port of Guangzhou China to Port of Savannah USA20FT Container ocean freightRate from: $5800
Ocean Fright from Port of Guangzhou China to Port of Baltimore USA40FT Container ocean freightRate from: $6200
Ocean Fright from Port of Tianjin China to Port of Houston Texas USA20FT Container ocean freightRate from: $6500
Ocean Fright from Port of Tianjin China to Port of Newark New Jersey USA40FT Container ocean freightRate from: $6800
Ocean Fright from Port of Ningbo China to Port of Norfolk VA USA20FT Container ocean freightRate from: $7000
Ocean Fright from Port of Ningbo China to Port of Portland USA40FT Container ocean freightRate from: $4500
Ocean Freight rates from China to USA

Container Shipping Service from China to the USA

We have weekly container shipping service from China to The United States with Vessels departures from the following container ports in China:

  • Container shipping service from Shanghai Port.
  • Container shipping service from Yangshan Port.
  • Container shipping service from Shenzhen port.
  • Container shipping service from Guangzhou port.
  • Container shipping service from Ningbo-Zhoushan port.
  • Container shipping service from Qingdao port.
  • Container shipping service from Port of Yantai.
  • Container shipping service from Port of Weihai.
  • Container shipping service from Tianjin port.
  • Container shipping service from Xiamen port.
  • Container shipping service from Port of Fuzhou.
  • Container shipping service from Port of Quanzhou.
  • Container shipping service from port of Dalian.
  • Container shipping service from Port of Jinzhou.
  • Container shipping service from Port of Yingkou.
  • Container shipping service from from Hong Kong port .
  • Container shipping service from Kai Ho Port Macau.
  • Container shipping service from Hai Phong port Vietnam

Shipping options from China to USA.

What are the shipping options from China to the US? There are a lot of alternatives to ship to the United States of America from China. Here is a list of the most popular shipping options from China to the USA.

  • FOB – (FCL) Full Container Load China to the United States
  • EXW – (FCL) Full Container Load China to the United States
  • CIF – (FCL) Full Container Load China to the United States
  • CIF – (FCL) Full Container Load from China to the United States
  • FOB – (LCL) Less than a Container Load from China to the United States
  • EXW – (LCL) Less than a Container Load from China to the United States
  • CIF – (LCL) Less than a Container Load from China to the United States
  • AIR Cargo from China to the United States (FOB, EXW, or CIF)
  • Roll on Roll off service (RO-RO) from China to the United States
  • Currier FedEx freight shipping
  • Currier DHL freight shipping
  • UPS freight shipping

FCL (Full container load) vs LCL (Less than a container load)

Ship a FCL or a LCL from China to the United States, Which one is better? To decide what option is better for our shipment we need to know what the terms LCL and FCL means, they refer to the two main modes of container shipments: FCL for Full Container Load and LCL for Less than Container Loads, second factor to decide what method of shipment is better to ship cargo from China to the US is to assess your shipping volume and weight, then contact your forwarder or shipping agent in China. If you have less than 10 cubic meters the best method will be the LCL, but if you need to ship more than 10 cubic meters the best option will be a FCL.

Container Shipping departures from China to to the United States (Schedule 2021)

The following table schedule contains the principal container shipping departure departures and arrivals of vessels from China to the major containers terminals in the United States of North America.
Container Shipping departures from China to to the United States (Schedule 2021)

Vessel nameVoyage NumberPort of loading - POLPort of discharge - PODETA: Arrival date (estimated)
VESSEL MSC TORONTO V6FROM SHANGHAI CHINA TO THE USANew York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Savannah Georgia
Miami Florida
Houston Texas
Estimated Departure from China: March 2021

Estimated arrival time to the USA: March 2021
VESSEL COSCO DENMARKV7FROM GUANGZHOU CHINA TO THE USANew York
Maher Terminals
New Jersey
Baltimore Maryland
Savannah Georgia
Miami Florida
Houston Texas
Estimated Departure from China: April 2021

Estimated arrival time to the USA: April 2021
VESSEL CMA CGM CENTAURUSV8FROM SHENZHEN CHINA TO THE USANew York
Newark
New Jersey
Savannah Georgia
Miami Florida
Houston Texas
Estimated Departure from China: May 2021

Estimated arrival time to the USA: May 2021
VESSEL MAERSK SARNIAV9FROM QINGDAO CHINA TO THE USAPORTLAND
OAKLAND
LOS ANGELES
LONG BEACH
SAN FRANCISCO
Estimated Departure from China: June 2021

Estimated arrival time to the USA: June 2021

Estimated transit time to ship a container from China to United States

How long does it take to ship a container from China to the United States? The average transit time to ship a container to the United States from China is from 2 weeks to 6 weeks. These are examples of the estimated time of transit to ship a container to the United States from China Estimated transit time to send a container to from China to USA

Port of originPort of destinationSteamship LineEstimated Transit timeContainer Transit Time
Transit time from ShanghaiNew York, USA
New Jersey, USA
Maher Terminals, USA
SSL: CMA CGMTransit time: 30 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from ShenzhenNew York, USA
New Jersey, USA
Maher Terminals, USA
SSL: OOCL - Orient Overseas Container LineTransit time: 35 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from Ningbo-ZhoushanNew York, USA
New Jersey, USA
APM Terminals, USA
SSL: MAERSK CONTAINER LINETransit time: 35 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from GuangzhouBaltimore Maryland, USA
Dundalk Terminal, MD, USA
Seagirt Marine Terminal
SSL: MSCTransit time: 35 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from QingdaoSavannah Georgia, USA
Ocean Terminal, Savannah
SSL: OOCLTransit time: 28 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from TianjinMiami Florida, USA
Port everglade
SSL: COSCOTransit time: 28 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from XiamenHouston Texas, USASSL: MSCTransit time: 28 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from DalianCalifornia, USA
Long beach port, USA
Port of Los Angeles, USA.
SSL: MAERSK CONTAINER LINETransit time: 20 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from Hong KongPort of Vancouver, CanadaSSL: ZIM LINETransit time: 25 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
Transit time from ShanghaiPort of Halifax, CanadaSSL: EVER GREEN LINETransit time: 35 DaysTransit time to ship a 20FT
Transit time to ship a 40FT
Transit time to ship a 40HQ
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Shortest transit time to ship a container from China to the United States

One of the shortest transit time to ship a container to the United States is the route from Shanghai container terminal using CMA CGM container service, with an average of 20 days of transit, this is faster way to ship a container to the United States from China. The next shortest route is with OOCL from Qingdao as a port of loading with an average of 28 days to reach the West Coast of USA.

Longest transit time to Ship a container to the United States to China

The Longest and slowest transit time to ship a container to the United States from China is the route Hong Kong to New York, with an estimated average transit time between 35 to 37 days of transit port to port. The next longest route to ship a container to the USA from China is from Guangzhou to Houston Texas, with an average of 38 to 45 days of transit time.

Top 5 most popular routes for shipping containers from China to the US

The most popular shipping routs to send containers to the United States from China are the routes from China East Coast (Shanghai) to the US West Coast (California), At BR EXPORT USA company we offer full shipping services from China to the US, our offices in New Jersey USA and in Guangzhou China can handle all the shipping process for you, we offer you a professional international shipping services from port to port (FOB), door to port (EXW), door to door from China to USA (DDP). We can ship containers from China for you with with vehicles, motorcycles, cars, boats, personal effects, commercial cargo, furniture, food, agriculture equipment, construction equipment, clothing, medical equipment, etc. We help with export import documents in China and the United States

Here are the top 5 routes to ship containers from China to USA.

CN to US ServiceDestination: USA East & West Coast service
From Port: Shanghai CNSHAPort of destination: Los Angeles USLAX
From Port: Shenzhen CNSHKPort of destination: New York USNYC
From port: Guangzhou CNXSAPort of destination: Miami USMIA
From port: Tianjin CNTSNPort of destination: Houston USHOU
From port: Xiamen CNXMNPort of destination: Long Beach USLGB

Recommended trusted and reliable shipping companies in China to ship to the United States

This list have the examples of the most trusted and reliable international shipping companies from China to USA as ranked by Alphaliner, which provides data online by tracking the capacity of container ships and vessels based on twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs). We have also provided the companies profile for each steam shipping line (Shipping company) with they addresses and telephone number to handle containers services, LCL services, and air cargo services from China to the US.

MAERSK LINE WITH SERVICE FROM CHINA TO USA:

As a one of the leading container shipping companies in China (including Hong Kong), Maersk have connected Chinese businesses to the world for nearly a century. They are present at 36 ports, and provide a very good service for Shipping from China to the United States of America serving with a good service door to door.

Office Beijing China:

Shipping company in Beijing, China

Address 17/F, Tower B, Landgent Center,
No. 24 Middle – East Third Ring Road,
Chao Yang District, 100022, Beijing, China.
P.R.China Telephone +86 532 80951000 Opening hours Mon-Fri 08:00-17:00
https://www.maersk.com/local-information/asia-pacific/china

MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING COMPANY SERVICE FROM CHINA TO USA:

Mediterranean Shipping Company is a privately owned and global provider of shipping and logistics solutions, with specialization in container shipping services from China to North America, USA and Canada. With their fleet of more than 500 containers shipping vessels and with a capacity of approximately 2 to 3 million TEU, MSC facilitates an international trade between China’s majors ports to the USA,

The company offers routes around all China and delivers 20ft containers and 40ft dry cargo containers as well as reefer cargo. MSC also offers intermodal transportation services that include door to door China to Nigeria, factory to consumer, and a combination of transport solutions to fulfill their delivery obligations to the USA.

MSC office in China:

Shipping company in Shanghai, China
Located in: China Shipping Building Parking Lot
Address: China, Shanghai, Pudong, Pudong Ave, 1号中国船舶大厦5层
https://www.msc.com/chn?lang=en-gb

CHINA COSCO SHIPPING LINE SERVICE FROM CHINA TO USA:

Cosco China is an Ocean Shipping Company from China with a (COSCO Group of shipping companies) this is a government-owned shipping company and logistics supplier company of the People’s Republic of China. COSCO’s subsidiaries is a part of COSCO Shipping Co Ltd, OOCL, Shanghai Pan Asia Shipping, and New Golden Sea and Coheung.

The COSCO Shipping Group owns more than 360 dry bulk vessels and 10,000 ships for containers transport. The COSCO vessels stops at more than a 1000 containers ports around the world, with also a direct service to USA and all North America. The company is the largest dry bulk carrier and container liner carrier in China and one of the most prominent dry bulk shipping operators in the world offering a weekly service from all China to the United Sates West and East Coast ports.

Shenzhen-China-Asia’s Office:

Shipping company in SOUTH CHINA

53/F, Shenzhen International Chamber of Commerce Tower, inter-junction of Yitian Road, Shenzhen, China.
Tel: +86-755-88286666
http://lines.coscoshipping.com/home/Contact/global/countryList/more/Asia/China/shanghai/50000000000000016

IMPORT FROM CHINA TO THE US

Imports from China to the United States:

  • China is the largest supplier of goods to the United States of America
  • The United States imported goods from China in the 2021 for a value of $450 billion dollars.

How much does it cost to import from China?

How much does it cost to import goods in containers to the United States from China? The majority of goods imported from China are subject to a duty rate 3% + 25% ad valorem duty from China. The amount you will need to pay depends on the customs value of your shipment. For example, if your shipment is subject to a 3% customs duty rate + a 25% valoem fee if the goods are Made in China, and has a customs value of $10,000 you would need to pay $2,800 in duty.

Customs Clearance fees:

How much is the Customs Clearance Fee? The customs clearance fee for a container is from $500 to $1000 + Destination charges + the duties.

  • Entry import fee $150
  • Duties import fee $ it will be a percent (%) of the cargo value
  • MPF import fee $500
  • HMF import fee $350
  • Entry bond import fee $350
  • ISF import fee $150
  • E&O import fee $15
  • Customs Broker import Handling fee from $150 to $300

SHIPPING REFERRALS

We have the best shipping freight forwarders companies references in the United States to ship and import containers with goods from China.

“The professionalism of BR EXPORT USA to provide an excellent shipping service from China to the United States exceeded my expectations. It looked very simple to manage my business more than 100 containers per year, but at the same time it was exactly what we were searching for our business.”

Jose Bossi
Development Manager at VPV TRANSPORT LLC, New Jersey, USA.

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