Press release: Manila 09/22/2017

  • Rates for international express shipments up to 70 kg to increase by an average of 4.90%
  • Effective January 1, 2018

DHL Express, the world’s leading international express services provider, today announced its annual general average price increase, effective January 1, 2018. The average price increase for international shipments weighing up to 70 kg will be 4.90%. 

“We are relentless in pursuing continuous improvements in our network and introducing solutions that ultimately benefit our customers and their businesses,” said Nurhayati Abdullah, Country Manager, DHL Express Philippines. “Our annual price increase allows us to invest in our infrastructure to enhance our international time definite shipment capabilities and develop solutions that amplify convenience for our customers in response to the dynamic e-commerce trend.” 

DHL Express adjusts its prices annually, taking into account inflation, currency dynamics and other rising costs, such as expenses related to compliance with enhanced security regulations, in each of the more than 220 countries and territories that it serves. Price adjustments will vary from country to country, depending on local conditions, and will apply to all customers where contracts allow. For more information, visit