ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jul 2012

In July 2012, the government of China announced a rule change for import registration.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising

SOURCE



MOFCOM Announcement no. 38, 2012 (click on the link for the annex): http://english.mofcom.gov.cn/article/policyrelease/buwei/201210/20121008372098.shtml
WTO-UNCTAD-OECD Eighth Report on G20 Trade and Investment Measures, mid-May to mid-October 2012: http://www.oecd.org/daf/internationalinvestment/8thG20report.pdf


Inception date: 01 Jul 2012 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

In Announcement no. 38 of 2012, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has eliminated the obligation to obtain an automatically issued import license on a number of electrical and machinery products, such as boilers, steam and water turbines, and electrical installations, in order to promote imports of these products.