IPC Report on De Minimis Thresholds

The de minimis threshold (DMT) plays an essential role in influencing how open a market is to cross-border e-commerce. In essence, the DMT is a valuation ceiling for imports below which no duty or tax is charged and the clearance procedures are minimal.

This report provides a brief analysis of DMT, some case studies on recent DMT changes, and then a list of DMT values in 95 countries.

Download the new IPC Report on De Minimis Thresholds (PDF - 364KB)