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: 26 Aug 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

On 26 August 2013, China announced the removal of 130 tariff lines (at the 10-digit level) from the list of goods subject to automatic import licensing. The products involved fall into the broad categories of base metals (iron, steel, and copper), meat products, waste of paper and paperboard, natural gas, and electrical machinery products (steam turbines, water turbines and other electrical installations, and textile machinery).

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

120 Crude petroleum & natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271111 Natural gas
271121 Natural gas
211 Meat & meat products
0201 Meat of bovine animals, fresh or chilled.
020120 Other cuts with bone in
020130 Boneless
0202 Meat of bovine animals, frozen.
020220 Other cuts with bone in
020230 Boneless
0203 Meat of swine, fresh, chilled or frozen.
020322 Hams, shoulders and cuts thereof, with bone in
020329 Other
0206 Edible offal of bovine animals, swine, sheep, goats, horses, asses, mules or hinnies, fresh, chilled or frozen.
020629 Other
020641 Livers
020649 Other
020690 Other, frozen
0207 Meat and edible offal, of the poultry of heading 01.05, fresh, chilled or frozen.
020714 Cuts and offal, frozen
020727 Cuts and offal, frozen
334 Petroleum gases & other gaseous hydrocarbons, except natural gas
2711 Petroleum gases and other gaseous hydrocarbons.
271112 Propane
271113 Butanes
271114 Ethylene, propylene, butylene and butadiene
271119 Other
342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2834 Nitrites; nitrates.
283429 Other
346 Fertilizers & pesticides
2834 Nitrites; nitrates.
283421 Of potassium
392 Non-metal wastes or scraps
4707 Recovered (waste and scrap) paper or paperboard.
470710 Unbleached kraft paper or paperboard or corrugated paper or paperboard
470720 Other paper or paperboard made mainly of bleached chemical pulp, not coloured in the mass
470730 Paper or paperboard made mainly of mechanical pulp (for example, newspapers, journals and similar printed matter)
470790 Other, including unsorted waste and scrap
393 Metal wastes or scraps
7204 Ferrous waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots of iron or steel.
720421 Of stainless steel
720429 Other
720441 Turnings, shavings, chips, milling waste, sawdust, filings, trimmings and stampings, whether or not in bundles
720449 Other
7404 Copper waste and scrap.
740400 Copper waste and scrap.
7602 Aluminium waste and scrap.
760200 Aluminium waste and scrap.
411 Basic iron & steel
7203 Ferrous products obtained by direct reduction of iron ore and other spongy ferrous products, in lumps, pellets or similar forms; iron having a minimum purity by weight of 99.94 %, in lumps, pellets or similar forms.
720310 Ferrous products obtained by direct reduction of iron ore
412 Products of iron or steel
7219 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
721911 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
721912 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721913 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721914 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
721921 Of a thickness exceeding 10 mm
721922 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more but not exceeding 10 mm
721923 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721924 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
721931 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
721932 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721933 Of a thickness exceeding 1 mm but less than 3 mm
721934 Of a thickness of 0.5 mm or more but not exceeding 1 mm
721935 Of a thickness of less than 0.5 mm
721990 Other
7220 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of less than 600 mm.
722011 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
722012 Of a thickness of less than 4.75 mm
722020 Not further worked than coldrolled (coldreduced)
722090 Other
7304 Tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, seamless, of iron (other than cast iron) or steel.
730411 Of stainless steel
730419 Other
730422 Drill pipe of stainless steel
730423 Other drill pipe
730424 Other, of stainless steel
730429 Other
730431 Colddrawn or coldrolled (coldreduced)
730439 Other
730441 Colddrawn or coldrolled (coldreduced)
730449 Other
730451 Colddrawn or coldrolled (coldreduced)
730459 Other
730490 Other
7306 Other tubes, pipes and hollow profiles (for example, open seam or welded, riveted or similarly closed), of iron or steel.
730611 Welded, of stainless steel
730619 Other
730629 Other
730630 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of iron or nonalloy steel
730640 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of stainless steel
730650 Other, welded, of circular crosssection, of other alloy steel
730661 Of square or rectangular crosssection
730669 Of other noncircular crosssection
730690 Other
414 Copper, nickel, aluminium, alumina, lead, zinc & tin, unwrought
7402 Unrefined copper; copper anodes for electrolytic refining.
740200 Unrefined copper; copper anodes for electrolytic refining.
7403 Refined copper and copper alloys, unwrought.
740311 Cathodes and sections of cathodes
740312 Wirebars
740313 Billets
740319 Other
740321 Copperzinc base alloys (brass)
740322 Coppertin base alloys (bronze)
740329 Other copper alloys (other than master alloys of heading 74.05)
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7406 Copper powders and flakes.
740610 Powders of nonlamellar structure
740620 Powders of lamellar structure; flakes
7407 Copper bars, rods and profiles.
740710 Of refined copper
740721 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
740729 Other
7408 Copper wire.
740811 Of which the maximum crosssectional dimension exceeds 6 mm
740819 Other
740821 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
740822 Of coppernickel base alloys (cupronickel) or coppernickelzinc base alloys (nickel silver)
740829 Other
7409 Copper plates, sheets and strip, of a thickness exceeding 0.15 mm.
740911 In coils
740919 Other
740921 In coils
740929 Other
740931 In coils
740939 Other
740940 Of coppernickel base alloys (cupronickel) or coppernickelzinc base alloys (nickel silver)
740990 Of other copper alloys
7410 Copper foil (whether or not printed or backed with paper, paperboard, plastics or similar backing materials) of a thickness (excluding any backing) not exceeding 0.15 mm.
741011 Of refined copper
741012 Of copper alloys
741021 Of refined copper
741022 Of copper alloys
7411 Copper tubes and pipes.
741110 Of refined copper
741121 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
741122 Of coppernickel base alloys (cupronickel) or coppernickelzinc base alloys (nickel silver)
741129 Other
431 Engines & turbines & parts
8406 Steam turbines and other vapour turbines.
840681 Of an output exceeding 40 MW
840682 Of an output not exceeding 40 MW
840690 Parts
8410 Hydraulic turbines, water wheels, and regulators therefor.
841011 Of a power not exceeding 1,000 kW
841090 Parts, including regulators
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8445 Machines for preparing textile fibres; spinning, doubling or twisting machines and other machinery for producing textile yarns; textile reeling or winding (including weftwinding) machines and machines for preparing textile yarns for use on the machines o
844511 Carding machines
844512 Combing machines
844513 Drawing or roving machines
844519 Other
844520 Textile spinning machines
844530 Textile doubling or twisting machines
844540 Textile winding (including weftwinding) or reeling machines
844590 Other

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