ANNOUNCEMENT 29 Mar 2012

In March 2012, the government of China announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Apr 2012 | Removal date: 30 Dec 2012
Still in force

Import tariff

On 29 March 2012, the General Administration of Customs issued the "Adjustment of TemporaryTariff Rate of Certain Products" (Announcement '2012' No.17).
 
From 1 April 2012, the temporary tariff rate of the following products were adjusted as followed:

  • Camera eyepiece with diopter adjustment device (90029010)15% --> 10%
  • Other device with diopter adjustment eyepiece(90029090)15% --> 10%
  • Cutter with cross-cutting knives unit (84419010) 4% --> 3%
  • LCD (size >32 inch)(90138030) 3% --> 5%

 
The altered tariff rates were in force until 31 December 2012.

Given that this announcement includes discriminatory as well as liberalizing components, it is coded amber.
 

AFFECTED SECTORS

 

AFFECTED PRODUCTS

 
Inception date: 01 Apr 2012 | Removal date: 30 Dec 2012
Still in force

Import tariff

On 29 March 2012, the General Administration of Customs issued the "Adjustment of TemporaryTariff Rate of Certain Products" (Announcement '2012' No.17).
 
From 1 April 2012, the temporary tariff rate of the following products were adjusted as followed:

  • Camera eyepiece with diopter adjustment device (90029010)15% --> 10%
  • Other device with diopter adjustment eyepiece(90029090)15% --> 10%
  • Cutter with cross-cutting knives unit (84419010) 4% --> 3%
  • LCD (size >32 inch)(90138030) 3% --> 5%

 
The altered tariff rates were in force until 31 December 2012.

Given that this announcement includes discriminatory as well as liberalizing components, it is coded amber.