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: 02 Mar 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On 2 March 2009, the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Environmental Protection, and the General Administration of Customs jointly issued Notice No.8 of 2008.
 
According to the Notice, importation of raw hides, exportation of semi-finished leather, and processing trade of finished leather(Product codes: 4101 - 4103) remains banned.
However, the importation of semi-finished leather for processing trade and export of finished leather are now allowed.
 
No more than a total number of 229 firms will be allowed for the processing trade of raw hides and no more than 660,000 tons of raw hides will be allowed to be imported. Firms allowed by relevant authorities should not import raw hides more than the number it imported in 2005.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

029 Other animal products
4101 Raw hides and skins of bovine (including buffalo) or equine animals (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchmentdressed or further prepared), whether or not dehaired or split.
410120 Whole hides and skins, unsplit, of a weight per skin not exceeding 8 kg when simply dried, 10 kg when drysalted, or 16 kg when fresh, wetsalted or otherwise preserved
410150 Whole hides and skins, of a weight exceeding 16 kg
410190 Other, including butts, bends and bellies
4102 Raw skins of sheep or lambs (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchment dressed or further prepared), whether or not with wool on or split, other than those excluded by Note 1 (c) to this Chapter.
410210 With wool on
410221 Pickled
4103 Other raw hides and skins (fresh, or salted, dried, limed, pickled or otherwise preserved, but not tanned, parchmentdressed or further prepared), whether or not dehaired or split, other than those excluded by Note 1 (b) or 1 (c) to this Chapter.
410330 Of swine
410390 Other

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