ANNOUNCEMENT 28 Oct 2014

In October 2014, the government of China announced an altered export quota.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 0 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jan 2015 | Removal date: 01 Jan 2016
Still in force

Export quota

On 28 October 2014, Ministry of Commerce (MOF) annouced the new export quotas ofagricultural and industrial products for 2015. Qualified applicants may apply for the quota to the MOFCOM or to local commerce authorities.
 
Compared to 2014, export quotas for three products have been changed in 2015:

  1. The quota on tungsten and articles has been removed, thus allowing unrestricted exports.
  2. The quota on molybdenum and articles has been removed, thus allowing unrestricted exports.
  3. The quota on magnesite increased from 1,670,000 tons to 1,673,000 tons.

All other listed items remain unchanged.

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