ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Oct 2011

In October 2011, the government of China announced an altered export quota.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jan 2012 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2012
Still in force

Export quota

On 31 October 2011, Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) annouced the total export quota for agricultural and industrial products in 2012. Qualified applicants may apply for the quota to the MOFCOM or to local commerce authorities. The MOFCOM will receive the application from 1 November 2011 to 15 November 2011. 
 
Most of the agricultural products' export quotas remain unchanged. However, exports of live chickens are limited from 13,400,000 units to 6,400,000 units. Within this change, live chickens exported to Hong Kong are now limited from 10,000,000 units to 3,000,000 units. 
 
As for the export of industrial products, quotas are changed as follows:

  • Tungsten and articles thereof: limited from 15,700 tons to 15,400 tons
  • Tin and articles thereof: limited from 18,900 tons to 18,000 tons
  • Antimony and antimony product(metal content): limited from 60,300 tons to 59,400 tons
  • Molybdenum and articles thereof: limited from 25,500 tons to 25,000 tons
  • Alumina: limited from 830,000 tons to 700,000 tons 
  • Silver (metal content): limited from 5,670 tons to 5,387 tons
  • Phosphate ore: limited from 1,500,000 tons to 1,200,000 tons
  • Talcum powder: increased from 610,000 tons to 680,000 tons 
  • Licorice and products: limited from 6,500 tons to 6,300 tons