ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Dec 2010

December 31st, 2010 - The Chinese government released an annual list of goods requiring special import/export licensing.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE

PRC Ministry of Commerce, December 31st, 2010. (商务部、海关总署公告2010年第105号 公布《两用物项和技术进出口许可证管理目录》)
http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/c/201012/20101207344827.shtml

Inception date: 01 Jan 2011 | Removal date: open ended

Export licensing requirement

In December 2010, the Chinese government published a catalogue of goods classified as 'dual-use'.

This indicates said goods are considered by the Chinese government to be usable for both civilian and military purposes, requiring a special license for import or export.

This iteration of the catalogue had the same list of imported items requiring a license as previously, but four tariff lines were removed from the list of exports, meaning these goods no longer required a license.

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 01 Jan 2011 | Removal date: open ended

Export licensing requirement

In addition to the other changes to the Chinese Ministry of Commerce's annual 'dual-use goods' catalogue.

Four items were added to the list of exported goods, meaning that they would newly require a dual-use license before export.

'Dual use' means that such items are considered as being able to be used for both civilian and military purposes by the Chinese government.