ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Mar 2016

In March 2016, the government of China announced an altered export quota.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOFCOM Traders letter '2016' No. 131 ( '2016' 131 ), Chinese version issued on 29 March 2016: http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201604/20160401288472.shtml


Inception date: 29 Mar 2016 | Removal date: 27 Dec 2016
Still in force

Export quota

On 29 March 2016, the Ministry of Commerce issued a notification ( '2016' 131 ) announcing the 2016 first batch of export quotas on silver, antimony and indium. Comparing to the quota numbers in the 2015 second batch announcement, there is a significant decrease in quotas of non-ferrous metals. On silver the quota was decreased from 1,577 to 247 tonne. On indium the quota was decreased from 69,301 to 6,491 kilogram. On antimony and its products the quota was decreased from 20,492 (antimony oxide and other of its products) to 2,487 (antimony and its products) tonne. For all quotasannounced in the 2015 second batch, see related measure.

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