ANNOUNCEMENT 13 Mar 2011

In March 2011, the government of China announced an altered export quota.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



WTO document WT/TPR/OV/W/5, 9 June 2011.

Details on the 2011 Quota: Reuters
http://af.reuters.com/article/energyOilNews/idAFTOE72G03420110317

Update 2012 Quota:
http://www.energychinaforum.com/news/58512.shtml
verification:
http://en.sxcoal.com/174/67429/DataShow.html


Inception date: 09 Jun 2011 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Export quota

The National Development and Reform Commission said on 13 March 2011 to set the coal export quota for 2011 at 38 million tonnes. The Commission also specified the first batch to be 18 million tonnes.
Compared to previous years: the first batch is 30 percent less than the 25.5 million tonnes of first batch export quota in 2010, 43 percent less than the first batch in 2008 and 72 percent less than in 2006.
 
Update: The 2012 quota first batch was fixed at 18 million tonnes again.
 

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