ANNOUNCEMENT 10 Aug 2015

In August 2015, the government of China announced a change to the import-specific domestic duties.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Sep 2015 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Internal taxation of imports

On 10 August 2015, the Ministry of Finance issued Notice No. 90 that reintroduces the import VAT and local consumption VAT on chemical fertilizers. The VAT rate is 13%, and the measure will become effective on 1 September 2015. 
 
The affected tariff lines include: 

  • 28342110
  • 31042090
  • 31043000
  • 31052000
  • 31053000
  • 31056000

 
This is the sixth time that China adjusted its VAT regulations on chemical fertilizers. Starting from 1 September 2015, the previous 5 announcements issued between 2001 and 2007 will become invalid.

AFFECTED SECTORS