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: 22 Jul 2009 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import incentive

On the 22nd of July, 2009, three Chinese ministries* jointly announced a new policy where certain imports would be granted interest subsidies.

Items which are considered by the National Development and Reform Commission difficult to obtain or manufacture in China, but useful for the advancement of Chinese technology, are included in the scheme.

The imports for which the scheme can be requested are divided into four categories as follows (in brackets are shown the total number of entries per category):

  1. Technologies (178)
  2. Equipment (163)
  3. Industries (46)
  4. Raw materials (12)

Categories 2. and 4. enumerate various specific tariff lines which are eligible for the discounts, which are included in the taxonomy section.

*PRC State Council, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Commerce

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

142 Non-ferrous metal ores & concentrates
2603 Copper ores and concentrates.
260300 Copper ores and concentrates.
2604 Nickel ores and concentrates.
260400 Nickel ores and concentrates.
2605 Cobalt ores and concentrates.
260500 Cobalt ores and concentrates.
2607 Lead ores and concentrates.
260700 Lead ores and concentrates.
2608 Zinc ores and concentrates.
260800 Zinc ores and concentrates.
2610 Chromium ores and concentrates.
261000 Chromium ores and concentrates.
2614 Titanium ores and concentrates.
261400 Titanium ores and concentrates.
2615 Niobium, tantalum, vanadium or zirconium ores and concentrates.
261590 Other
347 Plastics in primary forms
3911 Petroleum resins, coumaroneindene resins, polyterpenes, polysulphides, polysulphones and other products specified in Note 3 to this Chapter, not elsewhere specified or included, in primary forms.
391190 Other
411 Basic iron & steel
7202 Ferroalloys.
720260 Ferronickel
429 Other fabricated metal products
8487 Machinery parts, not containing electrical connectors, insulators, coils, contacts or other electrical features, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
848710 Ships' or boats' propellers and blades therefor
431 Engines & turbines & parts
8411 Turbojets, turbopropellers and other gas turbines.
841199 Other
432 Pumps, compressors, hydraulic & pneumatic power engines; parts
8413 Pumps for liquids, whether or not fitted with a measuring device; liquid elevators.
841311 Pumps for dispensing fuel or lubricants, of the type used in fillingstations or in garages
841319 Other
841320 Hand pumps, other than those of subheading 8413.11 or 8413.19
841330 Fuel, lubricating or cooling medium pumps for internal combustion piston engines
841340 Concrete pumps
841350 Other reciprocating positive displacement pumps
841360 Other rotary positive displacement pumps
841370 Other centrifugal pumps
841381 Pumps
841382 Liquid elevators
841391 Of pumps
841392 Of liquid elevators
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841480 Other
434 Ovens & furnace burners & parts
8416 Furnace burners for liquid fuel, for pulverised solid fuel or for gas; mechanical stokers, including their mechanical grates, mechanical ash dischargers and similar appliances.
841620 Other furnace burners, including combination burners
8417 Industrial or laboratory furnaces and ovens, including incinerators, nonelectric.
841710 Furnaces and ovens for the roasting, melting or other heattreatment of ores, pyrites or of metals
841790 Parts
8514 Industrial or laboratory electric furnaces and ovens (including those functioning by induction or dielectric loss); other industrial or laboratory equipment for the heat treatment of materials by induction or dielectric loss.
851410 Resistance heated furnaces and ovens
851420 Furnaces and ovens functioning by induction or dielectric loss
851430 Other furnaces and ovens
851440 Other equipment for the heat treatment of materials by induction or dielectric loss
851490 Parts
435 Lifting & handling equipment & parts
8425 Pulley tackle and hoists other than skip hoists; winches and capstans; jacks.
842511 Powered by electric motor
8426 Ships' derricks; cranes, including cable cranes; mobile lifting frames, straddle carriers and works trucks fitted with a crane.
842649 Other
8428 Other lifting, handling, loading or unloading machinery (for example, lifts, escalators, conveyors, teleferics).
842820 Pneumatic elevators and conveyors
842839 Other
439 Other general-purpose machinery & parts
8414 Air or vacuum pumps, air or other gas compressors and fans; ventilating or recycling hoods incorporating a fan, whether or not fitted with filters.
841459 Other
8418 Refrigerators, freezers and other refrigerating or freezing equipment, electric or other; heat pumps other than air conditioning machines of heading 84.15.
841869 Other
8420 Calendering or other rolling machines, other than for metals or glass, and cylinders therefor.
842010 Calendering or other rolling machines
8421 Centrifuges, including centrifugal dryers; filtering or purifying machinery and apparatus, for liquids or gases.
842119 Other
842121 For filtering or purifying water
842129 Other
441 Agricultural or forestry machinery & parts
8424 Mechanical appliances (whether or not handoperated) for projecting, dispersing or spraying liquids or powders; fire extinguishers, whether or not charged; spray guns and similar appliances; steam or sand blasting machines and similar jet projecting machi
842481 Agricultural or horticultural
442 Machine-tools & parts
8456 Machinetools for working any material by removal of material, by laser or other light or photon beam, ultrasonic, electro discharge, electrochemical, electron beam, ionicbeam or plasma arc processes; waterjet cutting machines.
845690 Other
8457 Machining centres, unit construction machines (single station) and multistation transfer machines, for working metal.
845710 Machining centres
8458 Lathes (including turning centres) for removing metal.
845811 Numerically controlled
845891 Numerically controlled
8459 Machinetools (including waytype unit head machines) for drilling, boring, milling, threading or tapping by removing metal, other than lathes (including turning centres) of heading 84.58.
845961 Numerically controlled
8460 Machinetools for deburring, sharpening, grinding, honing, lapping, polishing or otherwise finishing metal or cermets by means of grinding stones, abrasives or polishing products, other than gear cutting, gear grinding or gear finishing machines of headin
846011 Numerically controlled
846021 Numerically controlled
846029 Other
846031 Numerically controlled
846040 Honing or lapping machines
8461 Machinetools for planing, shaping, slotting, broaching, gear cutting, gear grinding or gear finishing, sawing, cuttingoff and other machinetools working by removing metal or cermets, not elsewhere specified or included.
846120 Shaping or slotting machines
846130 Broaching machines
846140 Gear cutting, gear grinding or gear finishing machines
846150 Sawing or cuttingoff machines
846190 Other
8462 Machinetools (including presses) for working metal by forging, hammering or diestamping; machinetools (including presses) for working metal by bending, folding, straightening, flattening, shearing, punching or notching; presses for working metal or met
846291 Hydraulic presses
846299 Other
8463 Other machinetools for working metal or cermets, without removing material.
846310 Drawbenches for bars, tubes, profiles, wire or the like
846320 Thread rolling machines
846330 Machines for working wire
846390 Other
443 Machinery for metallurgy & parts
8454 Converters, ladles, ingot moulds and casting machines, of a kind used in metallurgy or in metal foundries.
845420 Ingot moulds and ladles
845430 Casting machines
8455 Metalrolling mills and rolls therefor.
845521 Hot or combination hot and cold
444 Machinery for mining, quarrying & construction; parts
8430 Other moving, grading, levelling, scraping, excavating, tamping, compacting, extracting or boring machinery, for earth, minerals or ores; piledrivers and pileextractors; snowploughs and snow blowers.
843031 Selfpropelled
843050 Other machinery, selfpropelled
843069 Other
8474 Machinery for sorting, screening, separating, washing, crushing, grinding, mixing or kneading earth, stone, ores or other mineral substances, in solid (including powder or paste) form; machinery for agglomerating, shaping or moulding solid mineral fuels,
847420 Crushing or grinding machines
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847910 Machinery for public works, building or the like
446 Machinery for textile, apparel & leather production; parts
8444 Machines for extruding, drawing, texturing or cutting man made textile materials.
844400 Machines for extruding, drawing, texturing or cutting man made textile materials.
8445 Machines for preparing textile fibres; spinning, doubling or twisting machines and other machinery for producing textile yarns; textile reeling or winding (including weftwinding) machines and machines for preparing textile yarns for use on the machines o
844511 Carding machines
844520 Textile spinning machines
844530 Textile doubling or twisting machines
844540 Textile winding (including weftwinding) or reeling machines
8446 Weaving machines (looms).
844630 For weaving fabrics of a width exceeding 30 cm, shuttleless type
8447 Knitting machines, stitchbonding machines and machines for making gimped yarn, tulle, lace, embroidery, trimmings, braid or net and machines for tufting.
844711 With cylinder diameter not exceeding 165 mm
844712 With cylinder diameter exceeding 165 mm
844720 Flat knitting machines; stitchbonding machines
8449 Machinery for the manufacture or finishing of felt or nonwovens in the piece or in shapes, including machinery for making felt hats; blocks for making hats.
844900 Machinery for the manufacture or finishing of felt or nonwovens in the piece or in shapes, including machinery for making felt hats; blocks for making hats.
8451 Machinery (other than machines of heading 84.50) for washing, cleaning, wringing, drying, ironing, pressing (including fusing presses), bleaching, dyeing, dressing, finishing, coating or impregnating textile yarns, fabrics or made up textile articles and
845130 Ironing machines and presses (including fusing presses)
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8439 Machinery for making pulp of fibrous cellulosic material or for making or finishing paper or paperboard.
843910 Machinery for making pulp of fibrous cellulosic material
843920 Machinery for making paper or paperboard
843930 Machinery for finishing paper or paperboard
8441 Other machinery for making up paper pulp, paper or paperboard, including cutting machines of all kinds.
844130 Machines for making cartons, boxes, cases, tubes, drums or similar containers, other than by moulding
844140 Machines for moulding articles in paper pulp, paper or paperboard
844180 Other machinery
8443 Printing machinery used for printing by means of plates, cylinders and other printing components of heading 84.42; other printers, copying machines and facsimile machines, whether or not combined; parts and accessories thereof.
844311 Offset printing machinery, reelfed
844313 Other offset printing machinery
8475 Machines for assembling electric or electronic lamps, tubes or valves or flashbulbs, in glass envelopes; machines for manufacturing or hot working glass or glassware.
847510 Machines for assembling electric or electronic lamps, tubes or valves or flashbulbs, in glass envelopes
847521 Machines for making optical fibres and preforms thereof
847529 Other
847590 Parts
8477 Machinery for working rubber or plastics or for the manufacture of products from these materials, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847720 Extruders
8479 Machines and mechanical appliances having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
847950 Industrial robots, not elsewhere specified or included
847982 Mixing, kneading, crushing, grinding, screening, sifting, homogenising, emulsifying or stirring machines
8486 Machines and apparatus of a kind used solely or principally for the manufacture of semiconductor boules or wafers, semiconductor devices, electronic integrated circuits or flat panel displays; machines and apparatus specified in Note 9 (C) to this Chapter
848640 Machines and apparatus specified in Note 9 (C) to this Chapter
452 Computing machinery & parts
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851769 Other
461 Electric motors, generators & transformers; parts
8501 Electric motors and generators (excluding generating sets).
850153 Of an output exceeding 75 kW
8502 Electric generating sets and rotary converters.
850212 Of an output exceeding 75 kVA but not exceeding 375 kVA
850213 Of an output exceeding 375 kVA
8504 Electrical transformers, static converters (for example, rectifiers) and inductors.
850410 Ballasts for discharge lamps or tubes
850421 Having a power handling capacity not exceeding 650 kVA
850422 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 650 kVA but not exceeding 10,000 kVA
850423 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 10,000 kVA
850431 Having a power handling capacity not exceeding 1 kVA
850432 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 1 kVA but not exceeding 16 kVA
850433 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 16 kVA but not exceeding 500 kVA
850434 Having a power handling capacity exceeding 500 kVA
850440 Static converters
850450 Other inductors
850490 Parts
462 Electricity distribution & control apparatus; parts
8535 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, fuses, lightning arresters, voltage limiters, surge suppressors, plugs and other connectors, junction boxe
853510 Fuses
853521 For a voltage of less than 72.5 kV
853529 Other
853530 Isolating switches and makeandbreak switches
853540 Lightning arresters, voltage limiters and surge suppressors
853590 Other
8536 Electrical apparatus for switching or protecting electrical circuits, or for making connections to or in electrical circuits (for example, switches, relays, fuses, surge suppressors, plugs, sockets, lampholders and other connectors, junction boxes), for
853610 Fuses
853620 Automatic circuit breakers
853630 Other apparatus for protecting electrical circuits
853641 For a voltage not exceeding 60 V
853649 Other
853650 Other switches
853661 Lampholders
853669 Other
853670 Connectors for optical fibres, optical fibre bundles or cables
853690 Other apparatus
8537 Boards, panels, consoles, desks, cabinets and other bases, equipped with two or more apparatus of heading 85.35 or 85.36, for electric control or the distribution of electricity, including those incorporating instruments or apparatus of Chapter 90, and nu
853710 For a voltage not exceeding 1,000 V
853720 For a voltage exceeding 1,000 V
469 Other electrical equipment & parts
8543 Electrical machines and apparatus, having individual functions, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter.
854330 Machines and apparatus for electroplating, electrolysis or electrophoresis
471 Electronic valves & tubes; electronic components; parts
8541 Diodes, transistors and similar semiconductor devices; photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes; mounted piezoelectric crystals.
854110 Diodes, other than photosensitive or light emitting diodes
854121 With a dissipation rate of less than 1 W
854129 Other
854130 Thyristors, diacs and triacs, other than photosensitive devices
854140 Photosensitive semiconductor devices, including photovoltaic cells whether or not assembled in modules or made up into panels; light emitting diodes
854150 Other semiconductor devices
854160 Mounted piezoelectric crystals
854190 Parts
472 Television & radio transmitters; cameras; telephone sets
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851711 Line telephone sets with cordless handsets
851712 Telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks
851718 Other
851761 Base stations
851762 Machines for the reception, conversion and transmission or regeneration of voice, images or other data, including switching and routing apparatus
474 Parts for the goods of classes 4721 to 4733 & 4822
8517 Telephone sets, including telephones for cellular networks or for other wireless networks; other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a lo
851770 Parts
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9022 Apparatus based on the use of Xrays or of alpha, beta or gamma radiations, whether or not for medical, surgical, dental or veterinary uses, including radiography or radiotherapy apparatus, Xray tubes and other Xray generators, high tension generators,
902219 For other uses
482 Instruments & control equipment, except optical instruments
9014 Direction finding compasses; other navigational instruments and appliances.
901420 Instruments and appliances for aeronautical or space navigation (other than compasses)
9015 Surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances, excluding compasses; rangefinders.
901580 Other instruments and appliances
901590 Parts and accessories
9016 Balances of a sensitivity of 5 cg or better, with or without weights.
901600 Balances of a sensitivity of 5 cg or better, with or without weights.
9024 Machines and appliances for testing the hardness, strength, compressibility, elasticity or other mechanical properties of materials (for example, metals, wood, textiles, paper, plastics).
902410 Machines and appliances for testing metals
902480 Other machines and appliances
9026 Instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking the flow, level, pressure or other variables of liquids or gases (for example, flow meters, level gauges, manometers, heat meters), excluding instruments and apparatus of heading 90.14, 90.15, 90.28 or 9
902680 Other instruments or apparatus
9027 Instruments and apparatus for physical or chemical analysis (for example, polarimeters, refractometers, spectrometers, gas or smoke analysis apparatus); instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking viscosity, porosity, expansion, surface tension or
902710 Gas or smoke analysis apparatus
902720 Chromatographs and electrophoresis instruments
902780 Other instruments and apparatus
9030 Oscilloscopes, spectrum analysers and other instruments and apparatus for measuring or checking electrical quantities, excluding meters of heading 90.28; instruments and apparatus for measuring or detecting alpha, beta, gamma, Xray, cosmic or other ionis
903010 Instruments and apparatus for measuring or detecting ionising radiations
903040 Other instruments and apparatus, specially designed for telecommunications (for example, crosstalk meters, gain measuring instruments, distortion factor meters, psophometers)
903089 Other
9031 Measuring or checking instruments, appliances and machines, not specified or included elsewhere in this Chapter; profile projectors.
903120 Test benches
903141 For inspecting semiconductor wafers or devices or for inspecting photomasks or reticles used in manufacturing semiconductor devices
903149 Other
903180 Other instruments, appliances and machines
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8705 Special purpose motor vehicles, other than those principally designed for the transport of persons or goods (for example, breakdown lorries, crane lorries, fire fighting vehicles, concrete mixer lorries, road sweeper lorries, spraying lorries, mobile wor
870590 Other
495 Railway & tramway locomotives & rolling stock; parts
8604 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not selfpropelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles).
860400 Railway or tramway maintenance or service vehicles, whether or not selfpropelled (for example, workshops, cranes, ballast tampers, trackliners, testing coaches and track inspection vehicles).

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