ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Oct 2018

October 18th, 2018 - The Chinese government announced it would be reintroducing export quotas on ephedra plants.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE

PRC Ministry of Commerce, October 17th, 2018. (公告2018年第83号 关于调整麻黄草出口管理政策的公告)
http://www.mofcom.gov.cn/article/b/e/201810/20181002796543.shtml

Inception date: 01 Jan 2019 | Removal date: open ended

Export licensing requirement

On October 18th, 2018, the several Chinese ministries announced the reintroduction of export quota management on ephedra plants.

The quota had previously been abolished in 1998 (see second source).

Total quota amounts were not published. Previously, exporters did not have to apply for quota licenses; from the enaction date of this intervention (January 1st, 2019), they must apply for such permission.

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