IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Outflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 01 Jan 2012 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2012
Still in force

Export quota

On 26 December 2011, the the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the Notice on 2012 First Batch Rare Earth Export Quota. The export quota are distributed to 9 companies, and the quota on light rare earth is 11243 tons, on middle and heavy rare earth is 1760 tons.
 
Comparing to the total quota number from the last announcement in 2011, there is a 45% decrease in export quota.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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EXPORT

AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2805 Alkali or alkalineearth metals; rareearth metals, scandium and yttrium, whether or not intermixed or interalloyed; mercury.
280511 Sodium
280512 Calcium
280519 Other
280530 Rareearth metals, scandium and yttrium, whether or not intermixed or interalloyed
280540 Mercury
2846 Compounds, inorganic or organic, of rareearth metals, of yttrium or of scandium or of mixtures of these metals.
284610 Cerium compounds
284690 Other

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