ANNOUNCEMENT 05 Jul 2011In July 2011, the government of China announced a change in import duties.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Finance. (2011). Notification 45/2011. Available in Chinese at http://gss.mof.gov.cn/zhengwuxinxi/zhengcefabu/201107/t20110715_577117.html
On 5 July 2011, the governement of China called importers to apply for duty free imports of designated high-tech products. Among the affected products is technology used in reactors, petrochemical production and gas pipelines, shipping vessels, machinery used for the production of textiles as well as components used in railway transport.
Importers may apply for the beneficial treatment up to 15 August 2011.