ANNOUNCEMENT 06 Nov 2009In November 2009, the government of China announced a change in import formalities.
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'(2009)435' ? ?http://chinasourcing.mofcom.gov.cn/c/2009-11-23/60795.shtml
On 6 November 2009, the General Administration of Customs and the Ministry of Commerce issued the "Notice on Carrying out the Pilot Program of Custom Bonded Supervision over Goods Imported for the International Service Outsourcing Business" (Shujiahan'2009'No.435).
According to this Notice, imported goods of the certified advanced technology service enterprises in pilot cities, i.e. Shanghai, Dalian, Shenzhen, Nanjing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Harbin, Daqing, Xi'an and Changsha, shall be processed in the bonded zone under the customs supervision. The special treatment amounts to facilitated import procedures for the eligible service firms.