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: 01 Jan 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

On the 10th of December 2011, two Chinese ministries* jointly published the annual list of goods that would be subject to automatic import licensing for the subsequent year.

In total, 44 items were removed from the list, meaning they were no longer subject to such requirements.

*Ministry of Commerce, General Administration of Customs

AFFECTED COUNTRIES

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

411 Basic iron & steel
7218 Stainless steel in ingots or other primary forms; semifinished products of stainless steel.
721810 Ingots and other primary forms
721891 Of rectangular (other than square) crosssection
721899 Other
412 Products of iron or steel
7219 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of 600 mm or more.
721913 Of a thickness of 3 mm or more but less than 4.75 mm
721914 Of a thickness of less than 3 mm
7220 Flatrolled products of stainless steel, of a width of less than 600 mm.
722011 Of a thickness of 4.75 mm or more
722012 Of a thickness of less than 4.75 mm
722020 Not further worked than coldrolled (coldreduced)
722090 Other
7221 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of stainless steel.
722100 Bars and rods, hotrolled, in irregularly wound coils, of stainless steel.
7222 Other bars and rods of stainless steel; angles, shapes and sections of stainless steel.
722211 Of circular crosssection
722219 Other
722220 Bars and rods, not further worked than coldformed or coldfinished
722230 Other bars and rods
722240 Angles, shapes and sections
7223 Wire of stainless steel.
722300 Wire of stainless steel.
7226 Flatrolled products of other alloy steel, of a width of less than 600 mm.
722611 Grainoriented
415 Unfinished products of copper, nickel, aluminium, lead, zinc or tin
7407 Copper bars, rods and profiles.
740721 Of copperzinc base alloys (brass)
7408 Copper wire.
740819 Other
740822 Of coppernickel base alloys (cupronickel) or coppernickelzinc base alloys (nickel silver)
7411 Copper tubes and pipes.
741110 Of refined copper
449 Other special-purpose machinery & parts
8480 Moulding boxes for metal foundry; mould bases; moulding patterns; moulds for metal (other than ingot moulds), metal carbides, glass, mineral materials, rubber or plastics.
848071 Injection or compression types
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
851761 Base stations
481 Medical & surgical equipment & orthopaedic appliances
9018 Instruments and appliances used in medical, surgical, dental or veterinary sciences, including scintigraphic apparatus, other electromedical apparatus and sighttesting instruments.
901813 Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus
491 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers; parts
8703 Motor cars and other motor vehicles principally designed for the transport of persons (other than those of heading 87.02), including station wagons and racing cars.
870323 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 1,500 cc but not exceeding 3,000 cc
870324 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 3,000 cc
870333 Of a cylinder capacity exceeding 2,500 cc
870390 Other

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