ANNOUNCEMENT 02 Jul 2012In July 2012, the government of China announced a change in import formalities.
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On 2 July 2012, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the Ministry of Finance (MOF) jointly released the Notice on Suspension of Collecting Doubled Quarantine Inspection Fee on Import and Export of Dangerous, Toxic and Hazardous Goods (NDRC Price '2012' NO.1894, 'Notice NO.1894').
In 2003 the Measure on Quarantine Inspection Fees on Import and Export Goods imposed a special quarantine inspection fee to all imports and exports of dangerous, toxic and hazardous goods.
Notice 1894 mentioned above, aims at relieving enterprises of the special tax burden. Specifically, it suspends the collection of special quarantine fees on dangerous goods from 1 August 2012 to 31 July 2015.