IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
← back to the state act
Inception date: 01 Dec 2017 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On November 22nd 2017, China's Ministry of Finance Bureau of Tariffs announced that import tariffs on 187 household items, including various foodstuffs, textiles and electronic appliances, would be lowered from their 2017 provisional rates.

The policy came into effect on December 1st 2017.

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

013 Fruits & nuts
0801 Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.
080131 In shell
0802 Other nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.
080261 In shell
032 Non-wood forest products
0802 Other nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.
080290 Other
044 Molluscs live, fresh or chilled
0307 Molluscs, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked molluscs, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; flours, meals and pellets of molluscs, fit for human consumpt
030781 Live, fresh or chilled
211 Meat & meat products
1601 Sausages and similar products, of meat, meat offal or blood; food preparations based on these products.
160100 Sausages and similar products, of meat, meat offal or blood; food preparations based on these products.
212 Prepared & preserved fish, crustaceans, molluscs
0303 Fish, frozen, excluding fish fillets and other fish meat of heading 03.04.
030313 Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) and Danube salmon (Hucho hucho)
0306 Crustaceans, whether in shell or not, live, fresh, chilled, frozen, dried, salted or in brine; smoked crustaceans, whether in shell or not, whether or not cooked before or during the smoking process; crustaceans, in shell, cooked by steaming or by boiling
030614 Crabs
030616 Coldwater shrimps and prawns (Pandalus spp., Crangon crangon)
030617 Other shrimps and prawns
214 Prepared & preserved fruits & nuts
0801 Coconuts, Brazil nuts and cashew nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.
080111 Desiccated
080132 Shelled
0802 Other nuts, fresh or dried, whether or not shelled or peeled.
080262 Shelled
0804 Dates, figs, pineapples, avocados, guavas, mangoes and mangosteens, fresh or dried.
080440 Avocados
0813 Fruit, dried, other than that of headings 08.01 to 08.06; mixtures of nuts or dried fruits of this Chapter.
081340 Other fruit
222 Other dairy products
0406 Cheese and curd.
040620 Grated or powdered cheese, of all kinds
040630 Processed cheese, not grated or powdered
040690 Other cheese
237 Macaroni, noodles, couscous & similar farinaceous products
1902 Pasta, whether or not cooked or stuffed (with meat or other substances) or otherwise prepared, such as spaghetti, macaroni, noodles, lasagne, gnocchi, ravioli, cannelloni; couscous, whether or not prepared.
190219 Other
239 Food products n.e.c.
1901 Malt extract; food preparations of flour, groats, meal, starch or malt extract, not containing cocoa or containing less than 40 % by weight of cocoa calculated on a totally defatted basis, not elsewhere specified or included; food preparations of goods of
190110 Preparations for infant use, put up for retail sale
2007 Jams, fruit jellies, marmalades, fruit or nut purée and fruit or nut pastes, obtained by cooking, whether or not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter.
200710 Homogenised preparations
2106 Food preparations not elsewhere specified or included.
210690 Other
241 Ethyl alcohol; spirits, liqueurs & spirits
2208 Undenatured ethyl alcohol of an alcoholic strength by volume of less than 80 % vol.; spirits, liqueurs and other spirituous beverages.
220820 Spirits obtained by distilling grape wine or grape marc
220830 Whiskies
244 Soft drinks; bottled mineral waters
2201 Waters, including natural or artificial mineral waters and aerated waters, not containing added sugar or other sweetening matter nor flavoured; ice and snow.
220110 Mineral waters and aerated waters
271 Made-up textile articles
6301 Blankets and travelling rugs.
630120 Blankets (other than electric blankets) and travelling rugs, of wool or of fine animal hair
282 Wearing apparel, except fur apparel
6102 Women's or girls' overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including skijackets), windcheaters, wind jackets and similar articles, knitted or crocheted, other than those of heading 61.04.
610210 Of wool or fine animal hair
6103 Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), knitted or crocheted.
610322 Of cotton
610323 Of synthetic fibres
6104 Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear), knitted or crocheted.
610423 Of synthetic fibres
6110 Jerseys, pullovers, cardigans, waistcoats and similar articles, knitted or crocheted.
611012 Of Kashmir (cashmere) goats
6201 Men's or boys' overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including skijackets), windcheaters, windjackets and similar articles, other than those of heading 62.03.
620111 Of wool or fine animal hair
620112 Of cotton
6202 Women's or girls' overcoats, carcoats, capes, cloaks, anoraks (including skijackets), windcheaters, windjackets and similar articles, other than those of heading 62.04.
620211 Of wool or fine animal hair
620212 Of cotton
6203 Men's or boys' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear).
620311 Of wool or fine animal hair
620331 Of wool or fine animal hair
6204 Women's or girls' suits, ensembles, jackets, blazers, dresses, skirts, divided skirts, trousers, bib and brace overalls, breeches and shorts (other than swimwear).
620423 Of synthetic fibres
620431 Of wool or fine animal hair
6214 Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils and the like.
621410 Of silk or silk waste
621420 Of wool or fine animal hair
292 Luggage & handbags; saddlery & harness; other leather articles
4202 Trunks, suitcases, vanitycases, executivecases, briefcases, school satchels, spectacle cases, binocular cases, camera cases, musical instrument cases, gun cases, holsters and similar containers; travellingbags, insulated food or beverages bags, toile
420212 With outer surface of plastics or of textile materials
420219 Other
420232 With outer surface of plastic sheeting or of textile materials
420299 Other
293 Footwear other than sports footwear
6404 Footwear with outer soles of rubber, plastics, leather or composition leather and uppers of textile materials.
640420 Footwear with outer soles of leather or composition leather
321 Pulp, paper & paperboard
9619 Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar articles, of any material.
961900 Sanitary towels (pads) and tampons, napkins and napkin liners for babies and similar articles, of any material.
352 Pharmaceutical products
3004 Medicaments (excluding goods of heading 30.02, 30.05 or 30.06) consisting of mixed or unmixed products for therapeutic or prophylactic uses, put up in measured doses (including those in the form of transdermal administration systems) or in forms or packin
300410 Containing penicillins or derivatives thereof, with a penicillanic acid structure, or streptomycins or their derivatives
300420 Containing other antibiotics
300431 Containing insulin
300432 Containing corticosteroid hormones, their derivatives or structural analogues
300439 Other
300450 Other medicaments containing vitamins or other products of heading 29.36
300490 Other
353 Soap, cleaning preparations, perfumes & toilet preparations
3303 Perfumes and toilet waters.
330300 Perfumes and toilet waters.
3304 Beauty or makeup preparations and preparations for the care of the skin (other than medicaments), including sunscreen or sun tan preparations; manicure or pedicure preparations.
330410 Lip makeup preparations
330420 Eye makeup preparations
330430 Manicure or pedicure preparations
330491 Powders, whether or not compressed
330499 Other
3305 Preparations for use on the hair.
330510 Shampoos
330520 Preparations for permanent waving or straightening
330530 Hair lacquers
330590 Other
3306 Preparations for oral or dental hygiene, including denture fixative pastes and powders; yarn used to clean between the teeth (dental floss), in individual retail packages.
330610 Dentifrices
330690 Other
3307 Preshave, shaving or aftershave preparations, personal deodorants, bath preparations, depilatories and other perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations, not elsewhere specified or included; prepared room deodorisers, whether or not perfumed or having di
330710 Preshave, shaving or aftershave preparations
330730 Perfumed bath salts and other bath preparations
330741 “Agarbatti” and other odoriferous preparations which operate by burning
330749 Other
330790 Other
384 Sports goods
9506 Articles and equipment for general physical exercise, gymnastics, athletics, other sports (including tabletennis) or outdoor games, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; swimming pools and paddling pools.
950619 Other
389 Other manufactured articles n.e.c.
8715 Baby carriages and parts thereof.
871500 Baby carriages and parts thereof.
9603 Brooms, brushes (including brushes constituting parts of machines, appliances or vehicles), handoperated mechanical floor sweepers, not motorised, mops and feather dusters; prepared knots and tufts for broom or brush making; paint pads and rollers; squee
960321 Tooth brushes, including dentalplate brushes
960329 Other
960330 Artists' brushes, writing brushes and similar brushes for the application of cosmetics
9608 Ball point pens; felt tipped and other poroustipped pens and markers; fountain pens, stylograph pens and other pens; duplicating stylos; propelling or sliding pencils; penholders, pencilholders and similar holders; parts (including caps and clips) of t
960810 Ball point pens
960820 Felt tipped and other poroustipped pens and markers
960830 Fountain pens, stylograph pens and other pens
960840 Propelling or sliding pencils
960860 Refills for ball point pens, comprising the ball point and ink reservoir
960899 Other
9609 Pencils (other than pencils of heading 96.08), crayons, pencil leads, pastels, drawing charcoals, writing or drawing chalks and tailors' chalks.
960910 Pencils and crayons, with leads encased in a rigid sheath
960920 Pencil leads, black or coloured
960990 Other
9615 Combs, hairslides and the like; hairpins, curling pins, curling grips, haircurlers and the like, other than those of heading 85.16, and parts thereof.
961511 Of hard rubber or plastics
961590 Other
9616 Scent sprays and similar toilet sprays, and mounts and heads therefor; powderpuffs and pads for the application of cosmetics or toilet preparations.
961610 Scent sprays and similar toilet sprays, and mounts and heads therefor
961620 Powderpuffs and pads for the application of cosmetics or toilet preparations
9617 Vacuum flasks and other vacuum vessels, complete with cases; parts thereof other than glass inners.
961700 Vacuum flasks and other vacuum vessels, complete with cases; parts thereof other than glass inners.
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8415 Air conditioning machines, comprising a motordriven fan and elements for changing the temperature and humidity, including those machines in which the humidity cannot be separately regulated.
841510 Window or wall types, selfcontained or ìsplitsystemî
841581 Incorporating a refrigerating unit and a valve for reversal of the cooling/heat cycle (reversible heat pumps)
841582 Other, incorporating a refrigerating unit
448 Domestic appliances & parts
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841830 Freezers of the chest type, not exceeding 800 l capacity
841840 Freezers of the upright type, not exceeding 900 l capacity
8509 Electromechanical domestic appliances, with selfcontained electric motor, other than vacuum cleaners of heading 85.08.
850980 Other appliances
8510 Shavers, hair clippers and hairremoving appliances, with self contained electric motor.
851010 Shavers
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
851632 Other hairdressing apparatus
851640 Electric smoothing irons
851671 Coffee or tea makers
851679 Other
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9021 Orthopaedic appliances, including crutches, surgical belts and trusses; splints and other fracture appliances; artificial parts of the body; hearing aids and other appliances which are worn or carried, or implanted in the body, to compensate for a defect
902129 Other
483 Optical instruments & photographic equipment; parts thereof
9004 Spectacles, goggles and the like, corrective, protective or other.
900490 Other

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