ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Dec 2010
December 28th, 2010 - The Chinese government published its annual list of licensed ferroalloy exporters.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
PRC Ministry of Commerce, December 28th, 2010. (商务部公告2010年第100号 公布符合2011年铁合金出口许可条件的企业名单)
On December 28th, 2010, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce published the annual list of firms licensed to export raw alloys of iron abroad for the following year.
This iteration licensed 279 firms. Data for previous years are unavailable, hence the amber classification of this intervention.
Exporters are divided into two categories: Type A and Type B.
Type A exporters must be larger, with a minimum capital of CNY 20m (approx. USD 3m) and be involved in exporting general alloys of iron (HS tariff lines under code 7202).
Type B firms' capital requirement is less, at CNY 5m (approx. USD 750,000), and is reserved for firms that focus on alloys of iron with silicon, chrome, manganese, nickel, molybdenum, tungsten, titanium, vanadium and neodymium. Please see original documents for full information on this (specific HS codes: 72022900, 72024100, 72024900, 72025000, 72026000, 72027000, 72028010, 72028020, 72029100, 72029210, 72029290, 72029300, 72029911, 72029912, 72029919, 72029991 and 72029999).