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 2009 | Removal date: 01 Jan 2010
Still in force

Export quota

On 26 December 2008, the Ministry of Commerce issued Notice No. 139 of 2008, introducing the first batch export quota on rare earths for 2009. Based on the notice, the overall quota on rare earths has been increased to 10'543 tons.
The notice does not destinguish between light and heavy rare earths. There are in total 20 Chinese companies qualified for the rare earth export in 2009.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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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
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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