ANNOUNCEMENT 08 Oct 2014

In October 2014, the government of China announced a change in import duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 15 Oct 2014 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import tariff

On 8 October 2014, the General Administration of Customs issued the Notice of the Adjustment on the Import Duties of Coal Products. (GAC Notice '2014' No.73)

Upon the approval of the State Council, from 15 October 2014, the provisional zero import duty on coal products i.e. anthracite (HS Code 27011100), coking coal (HS Code 27011210), other bituminous coals (HS Code 27011290), other coals (HS Code 27011900) and briquette (HS Code 27012000) shall not be applied. The MFN duty shall resume to be applied at the rates of 3%, 3%, 6%, 5%, and 5%, respectively.

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