ANNOUNCEMENT 25 Jan 2016In January 2016, the government of China announced a rule change for import registration.
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Ministry of Commerce announcement No. 5/2016 (in English)
On 25 January 2016, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce issued announcement no.5/2016 introducing paperless automated import licenses.
Starting 1 February 2016, the General Administration of Customs will start processing the paperless licenses. According to the announcement's preamble, this should accelerate the implementation of trade policies and promote trade facilitation.