Tips on buying Chinese antiques

( Guangdong Province Tourism Bureau (GTB) website )

Updated: 2015-12-11

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The following tips can be referred to when foreigners buy Chinese antiques in China.

1. Choose the shops owned by the government.

2. Make sure that the antiques you bought carry a wax seal indicating that it is authentic and is able to be exported from China.

3. Antiques dating before 1795 cannot be legally exported.

4. Keep the purchase receipts and show it to the customs when leaving China.

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