ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jun 2009

June 3rd, 2009 - A joint announcement from China's Ministry of Finance and General Administration of Customs revealed its new catalogue of processing trade goods subject to import/export bans.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

4

  • 2 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 2 liberalising

SOURCE

PRC Ministry of Finance, June 3rd 2009. (商务部、海关总署公告2009年第37号 公布《2009年加工贸易禁止类商品目录》)
http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/aarticle/b/e/200906/20090606300331.html

Inception date: 03 Jun 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Import ban

On the 3rd of June 2009, the Chinese government released a new version of its roster of goods relating to the processing trade that are subject to import/export bans.

31 tariff lines were added to the list of products banned from import.

The catalogue went into effect upon its release.

Inception date: 03 Jun 2009 | Removal date: open ended

Export ban

In addition to the import bans, 38 products were newly added to the list of items subject to an export ban.