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: 01 Jul 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Tax or social insurance relief

 On 10 October 2009, the Ministry of Finance, the General Administration of Customs and the State Administration of Taxation jointly issued the "Tax Policies for the Purchase of Equipment by Research and Development Institutions" (Caishui'2009'No.115). 
 
According to the Notice, foreign funded R&D institutions which satisfy the requirements in the Notice shall enjoy the tax incentives prescirbed in the "Interim Measures of Import Tax Exemptions on the Scientific Research Equipment"(Order of MOF, GAC and SAT No.44).

To obtain the tax incentives, the Notice imposes minimum requirement of R&D investment and the number of locally hired researchers.
On 10 October 2010, the Ministry of Finance, General Administration ofCustoms and the State Administration of Taxation issued the "Notice onContinuation of the Tax Policies of Purchase of Scientific Research andDevelopment Equipment" (Caishui'2011'No.88).
 
According to the Notice, foreign funded R&D institutions continue toenjoy the tax incentives prescribed in Notice on the Tax Policies ofPurchase of Scientific Research and Development Equipment(Caishui'2009'No.115) (see related measure). It also provides moreaccurate definitions of the relevant terms.

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369 Other plastics products
8547 Insulating fittings for electrical machines, appliances or equipment, being fittings wholly of insulating material apart from any minor components of metal (for example, threaded sockets) incorporated during moulding solely for purposes of assembly, other
854720 Insulating fittings of plastics
372 Non-structural ceramic ware
8547 Insulating fittings for electrical machines, appliances or equipment, being fittings wholly of insulating material apart from any minor components of metal (for example, threaded sockets) incorporated during moulding solely for purposes of assembly, other
854710 Insulating fittings of ceramics
434 Ovens & furnace burners & 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
442 Machine-tools & parts
8515 Electric (including electrically heated gas), laser or other light or photon beam, ultrasonic, electron beam, magnetic pulse or plasma arc soldering, brazing or welding machines and apparatus, whether or not capable of cutting; electric machines and appar
851511 Soldering irons and guns
851519 Other
851521 Fully or partly automatic
851529 Other
851531 Fully or partly automatic
851539 Other
851580 Other machines and apparatus
851590 Parts
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8516 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters; electric space heating apparatus and soil heating apparatus; electrothermic hairdressing apparatus (for example, hair dryers, hair curlers, curling tong heaters) and hand dryers; ele
851610 Electric instantaneous or storage water heaters and immersion heaters
851629 Other
851640 Electric smoothing irons
851660 Other ovens; cookers, cooking plates, boiling rings, grillers and roasters
851671 Coffee or tea makers
851679 Other
851680 Electric heating resistors
851690 Parts
452 Computing machinery & parts
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851769 Other
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8505 Electromagnets; permanent magnets and articles intended to become permanent magnets after magnetisation; electro magnetic or permanent magnet chucks, clamps and similar holding devices; electromagnetic couplings, clutches and brakes; electromagnetic l
850511 Of metal
850519 Other
850520 Electromagnetic couplings, clutches and brakes
850590 Other, including parts
8511 Electrical ignition or starting equipment of a kind used for sparkignition or compressionignition internal combustion engines (for example, ignition magnetos, magnetodynamos, ignition coils, sparking plugs and glow plugs, starter motors); generators (f
851110 Sparking plugs
851120 Ignition magnetos; magnetodynamos; magnetic flywheels
851130 Distributors; ignition coils
851140 Starter motors and dual purpose startergenerators
851150 Other generators
851180 Other equipment
851190 Parts
8512 Electrical lighting or signalling equipment (excluding articles of heading 85.39), windscreen wipers, defrosters and demisters, of a kind used for cycles or motor vehicles.
851220 Other lighting or visual signalling equipment
851230 Sound signalling equipment
851240 Windscreen wipers, defrosters and demisters
851290 Parts
8530 Electrical signalling, safety or traffic control equipment for railways, tramways, roads, inland waterways, parking facilities, port installations or airfields (other than those of heading 86.08).
853010 Equipment for railways or tramways
853080 Other equipment
853090 Parts
8531 Electric sound or visual signalling apparatus (for example, bells, sirens, indicator panels, burglar or fire alarms), other than those of heading 85.12 or 85.30.
853110 Burglar or fire alarms and similar apparatus
853120 Indicator panels incorporating liquid crystal devices (LCD) or light emitting diodes (LED)
853180 Other apparatus
853190 Parts
8547 Insulating fittings for electrical machines, appliances or equipment, being fittings wholly of insulating material apart from any minor components of metal (for example, threaded sockets) incorporated during moulding solely for purposes of assembly, other
854790 Other
472 Television & radio transmitters; cameras; telephone sets
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851711 Line telephone sets with cordless handsets
851712 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks
851718 Other
851761 Base stations
851762 Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, including switching and routing apparatus
473 Broadcast recording apparatus; microphones, loudspeakers, etc.
8519 Sound recording or reproducing apparatus.
851981 Using magnetic, optical or semiconductor media
851989 Other
8521 Video recording or reproducing apparatus, whether or not incorporating a video tuner.
852110 Magnetic tapetype
852190 Other
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851770 Parts
8529 Parts suitable for use solely or principally with the apparatus of headings 85.25 to 85.28.
852910 Aerials and aerial reflectors of all kinds; parts suitable for use therewith
852990 Other
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9022 Apparatus based on the use of Xrays or of alpha, beta or gamma radiations, whether or not for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses, including radiography or radiotherapy apparatus, Xray tubes and other Xray generators, high tension generators,
902212 Computed tomography apparatus
902213 Other, for dental uses
902214 Other, for medical, surgical or veterinary uses
902219 For other uses
902221 For medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses
902229 For other uses
902230 Xray tubes
902290 Other, including parts and accessories
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9024 Machines and appliances for testing the hardness, strength, compressibility, elasticity or other mechanical properties of materials (for example, metals, wood, textiles, paper, plastics).
902410 Machines and appliances for testing metals
902480 Other machines and appliances
902490 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
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9010 Apparatus and equipment for photographic (including cinematographic) laboratories, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; negatoscopes; projection screens.
901010 Apparatus and equipment for automatically developing photographic (including cinematographic) film or paper in rolls or for automatically exposing developed film to rolls of photographic paper
901050 Other apparatus and equipment for photographic (including cinematographic) laboratories; negatoscopes
901060 Projection screens
901090 Parts and accessories
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.
901320 Lasers, other than laser diodes
901380 Other devices, appliances and instruments
901390 Parts and accessories

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