if I have to bring cryptocurrency mining hardware (A disassembled PC and several GPUs) from Germany to Albania. What are the problems I could face on border control and customs in the countries I am crossing (I am travelling by car)?

The borders being crossed would be:

  • Germany / Austria.
  • Austria / Slovenia.
  • Slovenia / Croatia.
  • Croatia / Bosnia.
  • Bosnia / Montenegro.
  • Montenegro / Albania.

Would I have to declare the goods for some of the customs and pay taxes to legally transport them?

UPDATE Would it be different / possible / less expensive to do so by flying instead? I tend to think that given the border to cross would be only one.

UPDATE Would I have to pay taxes and declare goods even if the hardware is for me and the transportation is not being done to sell it or leave it in that country being crossed? (Except the final destination being Albania though the hardware is not meant to be sold there)

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    The hardware is supposed to stay in Albania, however I do not exclude the possibility of bringing it back at a later stage...from a quick google search I could see that the ATA carnet would be valid only if the goods are brought back within one year period... – 1st430n Jul 11 '18 at 10:48
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    Yes, it's only meant for short duration temporary imports, usually for stuff like exhibitions or for bringing equipment for a shooting, etc. You may be better off shipping the hardware via a courier service (e.g. UPS, DHL, Fedex, TNT...) so they handle all the hassle of the taxes and duties to be paid. – jcaron Jul 11 '18 at 10:54
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    You could take a ferry from Italy. Then it would be one crossing out of the EU. – Tomas By Jul 11 '18 at 11:25
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    This has been flagged as off-topic. Why? It might be too broad but it's certainly about travel. – David Richerby Jul 11 '18 at 12:37
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    I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because it is not about travelling, but exporting hardware needed fo exercising commercial activity (bitcoin mining) abroad. – Danubian Sailor Jul 12 '18 at 21:36

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