Singapore Customs - Chewing Gum (HS CODE 17041000)
The import of chewing gum classified under HS code 1704 1000 into Singapore is absolutely prohibited under the Regulation of Imports and Exports(Chewing Gum) Regulations. However, a trader is allowed to import chewing gum into Singapore (confined to FTZ(s) only) for re-export to any country, provided the trader registers with Singapore Customs as an importer and re-exporter of chewing gum and complies with the following conditions:
- furnish the Director-General of Customs with a letter of undertaking and
- lodge a banker’s guarantee with any Singapore registered bank for an amount SGD10,000 to Singapore Customs
- obtain a customs permit through TradeNet before the goods arrive in/depart from Singapore.