according to guangzhou customs, a woman flew to guangzhou from addis ababa on november 16. she went through the “nothing to declare” channel while looking nervous, which was quite suspicious.
local staff asked her for an examination, then found that the cases contained mostly clothes and food. however, the x-ray machine showed that there was something inside the food.
the woman explained that the food which looks like chinese zongzi was named koba, a kind of african food. staff still did a thorough search on her luggage and found $199,650 cash in it.
we’ve posted articles about items allowed to be brought and introduced some relevant regulations. here’s a quickie check: how much money can you bring exactly when entering china?
here comes the answer.
each time when you enter china, you are not allowed to bring more than 20,000 rmb and foreign currency of more than 5,000 usd.
if you bring the usd cash that more than 5,000 but less than 10,000 usd, you will need to bring the permit for taking currency out of customs territory with the seal of specific bank.
if you bring more than 10,000 usd cash with you, you will need to bring the permit with the seal of the foreign exchange office.
so don’t try to hide the money and pretend nothing happened if you violate the regulation.
what else is restricted when entering china? for more details, please click the following link to read more!
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source | 中国新闻网