Duty-free items are allowed for visitors. However, there is a limit on the amount of items sold. 500cc (0.5 liters) of perfume, two liters of alcoholic liquors, 250 grams of tobacco, 200 cigarettes, and 100 cigars are allowed for each visitors to buy duty-free.
Professional articles, items, and samples, including those imported by businessmen and commercial travelers, like cameras, film, photographic equipment, radio equipment, sound recording apparatuses, and equipment of foreign correspondents or any other specialized materials imported for professional use as well as firearms (for sport) are subject to special permit.
Regarding taking items outside the country, visitors are allowed to take souvenir items, but wildlife products must have been approved by the relevant government authority, and some antiques may require a permit from the National Museum. Take the goods and a receipt from the shopkeeper and go to the National Museum to approve such purchases.