IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: No inception date

Import tariff

The 21 members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) conference agreed at the 2012 Ministerial Meeting held in Vladivostok, Russia, that they would cut tariffs on a list of 54 environmental goods to 5% or less by 2015. The ministers negotiated a final APEC List of Environmental Goods on which member countries would reduce their applied tariff rates to 5% or less by December 31, 2015, 'taking into account economies' economic circumstances without prejudice to APEC economies' positions in the WTO.' The 54-product list of environmental goods will be presented to each member country's leader for final approval. Among the items on the list are bamboo flooring panels, steam boilers and parts, wind turbines, waste incinerators, solar water heaters, several kinds of machinery, and air quality or dust emissions monitors. China unsuccessfully pressed for inclusion of bicycles and honey but could not overcome opposition.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

316 Builders' joinery & carpentry of wood
4418 Builders' joinery and carpentry of wood, including cellular wood panels, assembled flooring panels, shingles and shakes.
441810 Windows, Frenchwindows and their frames
441820 Doors and their frames and thresholds
441840 Shuttering for concrete constructional work
441850 Shingles and shakes
441860 Posts and beams
441872 Other, multilayer
441879 Other
441890 Other
423 Steam generators, (except central heating boilers) & parts
8402 Steam or other vapour generating boilers (other than central heating hot water boilers capable also of producing low pressure steam); superheated water boilers.
840211 Watertube boilers with a steam production exceeding 45 t per hour
840212 Watertube boilers with a steam production not exceeding 45 t per hour
840219 Other vapour generating boilers, including hybrid boilers
840220 Superheated water boilers
840290 Parts
8404 Auxiliary plant for use with boilers of heading 84.02 or 84.03 (for example, economisers, superheaters, soot removers, gas recoverers); condensers for steam or other vapour power units.
840410 Auxiliary plant for use with boilers of heading 84.02 or 84.03
840420 Condensers for steam or other vapour power units
840490 Parts
431 Engines & turbines & parts
8406 Steam turbines and other vapour turbines.
840610 Turbines for marine propulsion
840681 Of an output exceeding 40 MW
840682 Of an output not exceeding 40 MW
840690 Parts
8411 Turbojets, turbopropellers and other gas turbines.
841111 Of a thrust not exceeding 25 kN
841112 Of a thrust exceeding 25 kN
841121 Of a power not exceeding 1,100 kW
841122 Of a power exceeding 1,100 kW
841181 Of a power not exceeding 5,000 kW
841182 Of a power exceeding 5,000 kW
841191 Of turbojets or turbopropellers
841199 Other
8412 Other engines and motors.
841210 Reaction engines other than turbojets
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8412 Other engines and motors.
841221 Linear acting (cylinders)
841229 Other
841231 Linear acting (cylinders)
841239 Other
841280 Other
841290 Parts
434 Ovens & furnace burners & parts
8417 Industrial or laboratory furnaces and ovens, including incinerators, nonelectric.
841710 Furnaces and ovens for the roasting, melting or other heattreatment of ores, pyrites or of metals
841780 Other
841790 Parts
8514 Industrial or laboratory electric furnaces and ovens (including those functioning by induction or dielectric loss); other industrial or laboratory equipment for the heat treatment of materials by induction or dielectric loss.
851410 Resistance heated furnaces and ovens
851420 Furnaces and ovens functioning by induction or dielectric loss
851430 Other furnaces and ovens
851440 Other equipment for the heat treatment of materials by induction or dielectric loss
851490 Parts
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841940 Distilling or rectifying plant
841950 Heat exchange units
841960 Machinery for liquefying air or other gases
841989 Other
841990 Parts
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842119 Other
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842122 For filtering or purifying beverages other than water
842123 Oil or petrolfilters for internal combustion engines
842129 Other
842131 Intake air filters for internal combustion engines
842139 Other
842191 Of centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers
842199 Other
442 Machine-tools & parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847930 Presses for the manufacture of particle board or fibre building board of wood or other ligneous materials and other machinery for treating wood or cork
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8474 Machinery for sorting, screening, separating, washing, crushing, grinding, mixing or kneading earth, stone, ores or other mineral substances, in solid (including powder or paste) form; machinery for agglomerating, shaping or moulding solid mineral fuels,
847410 Sorting, screening, separating or washing machines
847420 Crushing or grinding machines
847431 Concrete or mortar mixers
847432 Machines for mixing mineral substances with bitumen
847439 Other
847480 Other machinery
847490 Parts
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847910 Machinery for public works, building or the like
445 Machinery for food, beverage & tobacco processing; parts
8417 Industrial or laboratory furnaces and ovens, including incinerators, nonelectric.
841720 Bakery ovens, including biscuit ovens
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841931 For agricultural products
841981 For making hot drinks or for cooking or heating food
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842111 Cream separators
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847920 Machinery for the extraction or preparation of animal or fixed vegetable fats or oils
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841911 Instantaneous gas water heaters
841919 Other
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841932 For wood, paper pulp, paper or paperboard
841939 Other
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842112 Clothesdryers
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847940 Rope or cablemaking machines
847950 Industrial robots, not elsewhere specified or included
847960 Evaporative air coolers
847971 Of a kind used in airports
847979 Other
847981 For treating metal, including electric wire coilwinders
847982 Mixing, kneading, crushing, grinding, screening, sifting, homogenising, emulsifying or stirring machines
847989 Other
847990 Parts
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8501 Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets).
850110 Motors of an output not exceeding 37.5 W
850120 Universal AC/DC motors of an output exceeding 37.5 W
850131 Of an output not exceeding 750 W
850132 Of an output exceeding 750 W but not exceeding 75 kW
850133 Of an output exceeding 75 kW but not exceeding 375 kW
850134 Of an output exceeding 375 kW
850140 Other AC motors, singlephase
850151 Of an output not exceeding 750 W
850152 Of an output exceeding 750 W but not exceeding 75 kW
850153 Of an output exceeding 75 kW
850161 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850162 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850163 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA but not exceeding 750 kVA
850164 Of an output exceeding 750 kVA
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
850211 Of an output not exceeding 75 kVA
850212 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850213 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA
850220 Generating sets with sparkignition internal combustion piston engines
850231 Windpowered
850239 Other
850240 Electric rotary converters
8503 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of heading 85.01 or 85.02.
850300 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the machines of heading 85.01 or 85.02.
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8543 Electrical machines and apparatus, having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
854310 Particle accelerators
854320 Signal generators
854330 Machines and apparatus for electroplating, electrolysis or electrophoresis
854370 Other machines and apparatus
854390 Parts
471 Electronic valves & tubes; electronic components; parts
8541 Diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes; mounted piezoelectric crystals.
854110 Diodes, other than photosensitive or light emitting diodes
854121 With a dissipation rate of less than 1 W
854129 Other
854130 Thyristors, diacs and triacs, other than photosensitive devices
854140 Photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes
854150 Other semiconductor devices
854160 Mounted piezoelectric crystals
854190 Parts
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
8419 Machinery, plant or laboratory equipment, whether or not electrically heated (excluding furnaces, ovens and other equipment of heading 85.14), for the treatment of materials by a process involving a change of temperature such as heating, cooking, roasting
841920 Medical, surgical or laboratory sterilisers
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9015 Surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances, excluding compasses; rangefinders.
901510 Rangefinders
901520 Theodolites and tachymeters (tacheometers)
901530 Levels
901540 Photogrammetrical surveying instruments and appliances
901580 Other instruments and appliances
901590 Parts and accessories
9026 Instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking the flow, level, pressure or other variables of liquids or gases (for example, flow meters, level gauges, manometers, heat meters), excluding instruments and apparatus of heading 90.14, 90.15, 90.28 or 9
902610 For measuring or checking the flow or level of liquids
902620 For measuring or checking pressure
902680 Other instruments or apparatus
902690 Parts and accessories
9027 Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis (for example, polarimeters, refractometers, spectrometers, gas or smoke analysis apparatus); instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking viscosity, porosity, expansion, surface tension or
902710 Gas or smoke analysis apparatus
902720 Chromatographs and electrophoresis instruments
902730 Spectrometers, spectrophotometers and spectrographs using optical radiations (UV, visible, IR)
902750 Other instruments and apparatus using optical radiations (UV, visible, IR)
902780 Other instruments and apparatus
902790 Microtomes; parts and accessories
9031 Measuring or checking instruments, appliances and machines, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; profile projectors.
903110 Machines for balancing mechanical parts
903120 Test benches
903141 For inspecting semiconductor wafers or devices or for inspecting photomasks or reticles used in manufacturing semiconductor devices
903149 Other
903180 Other instruments, appliances and machines
903190 Parts and accessories
9032 Automatic regulating or controlling instruments and apparatus.
903210 Thermostats
903220 Manostats
903281 Hydraulic or pneumatic
903289 Other
903290 Parts and accessories
9033 Parts and accessories (not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter) for machines, appliances, instruments or apparatus of Chapter 90.
903300 Parts and accessories (not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter) for machines, appliances, instruments or apparatus of Chapter 90.
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9013 Liquid crystal devices not constituting articles provided for more specifically in other headings; lasers, other than laser diodes; other optical appliances and instruments, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
901310 Telescopic sights for fitting to arms; periscopes; telescopes designed to form parts of machines, appliances, instruments or apparatus of this Chapter or Section XVI
901320 Lasers, other than laser diodes
901380 Other devices, appliances and instruments
901390 Parts and accessories

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