IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

Yes

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 13 Jan 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import ban

On the 9 January 2017, the PRC Ministry for Environmental Protection announced a ban on the import of various kinds of industrial waste for domestic processing. No mention was made in the announcement about the treatment of domestically produced industrial waste. 

The ban applied to a few specific industrial waste tariff lines, including mica, rubber and molasses, as per the official codes shown.

The ban came into effect on the 13 January 2017.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

342 Basic inorganic chemicals n.e.c.
2804 Hydrogen, rare gases and other nonmetals.
280461 Containing by weight not less than 99.99 % of silicon

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