Exporting & Importing Goods/Housewares


Hi Lisa

I would like to import Housewares from Israel into NY.
I need you to Guide me from the begging because i never import or i do not have any kind of business.

Thank you so much for your help

Hello Sagi,

I would really need more information on your products as "housewares" is too vague.  I can tell you that a lot of items from Israel are duty free but I cannot give you the proper duty amounts without knowing specifically what the items are.

Best regards,

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Lisa Madrid


I have over 20 years of experience in import transportation and customs clearance. I am not able to answer export related questions but can assist with imports into the United States.


I have been a licensed Customs Broker since 1996 and have been working for the freight forwarding industry for 24 years. I currently have my own business as an import consultant offering advice to importers in area of Customs regulatory compliance and am partnered with several prominent Customs attorneys.

CCBFA (Chicago Customs brokers and Forwarders Association) OWIT (Organization of Women in International Trade) ITAGC (International Trade Association of Greater Chicago)

Licensed as Customs Broker, issued 1996 NCBFAA Certified Customs Specialist

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