ANNOUNCEMENT 26 Aug 2013In August 2013, the government of China announced a rule change for import registration.
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E-to-China.com, 3 September 2013, 'MOFCOM-GACC Announcement No. 60 of 2013 China Announces Goods Removed from Automatic Import License': http://www.e-to-china.com/tariff_changes/Policy_Focus/2013/0903/111295.html
WTO-UNCTAD-OECD Tenth Report on G20 Trade and Investment Measures, mid-May to mid-November 2013: http://www.oecd.org/daf/inv/investment-policy/10thG20TradeInvestment.pdf
On 26 August 2013, China announced the removal of 130 tariff lines (at the 10-digit level) from the list of goods subject to automatic import licensing. The products involved fall into the broad categories of base metals (iron, steel, and copper), meat products, waste of paper and paperboard, natural gas, and electrical machinery products (steam turbines, water turbines and other electrical installations, and textile machinery).