ANNOUNCEMENT 31 Dec 2014In December 2014, the government of China announced a change in the tax legislation for exporters.
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On 31 December 2014, the Ministry of Finance published Notice No. 150 to adjust the current VAT rebate policy to include exports on additional product codes. Based on the notice, 246 product sectors (635 products on the HS 6-digit level) will now benefit from 5% to 17% of the export tax rebate, including processed corn products, high value added products, and textiles.
Due to a lack of recent data, the affected trading partners were identified using UN Comtrade numbers from 2013.