ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Oct 2012

On 31 October 2012, Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) annouced the export quotas for agricultural and industrial products for 2013 (MOFCOM Annoucement No.74). Qualified applicants may apply for the quota to the MOFCOM or to local commerce authorities. The MOFCOM will receive the application from 1 November 2012 to 15 November 2012. According to the announcement, there are no changes of export quotas for agricultural products. The only changes concern the quotas of the following industrial products: Remark: Export quota on alumina and silicon carbide are removed from the list.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

2

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 1 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Jan 2013 | Removal date: 01 Jan 2014
Still in force

Export tax

Tin and articles thereof (metal content): limited from 18,000 tons to 17,000 tons Phosphate ore: limited from 1,200,000 tons to 1,000,000 tons
Inception date: 01 Jan 2013 | Removal date: 01 Jan 2014
Still in force

Export tax

Talcum powder: increased from 680,000 tons to 750,000 tons