China’s Ministry of Commerce and State Taxation Administration announced the revision of the List of Prohibited Products for Processing Trade on November 5, 2020. The revised list will come into effect on December 1, 2020.
The revision removed a total of 199 items from the list: products that conform to the national industrial policy with high technology rather than high energy consumption and high pollution. In addition, for 37 commodities, the prohibited method was adjusted. Some examples are listed below.
- Products removed from the list (part only)
|Product Code||Product Name|
|2836300000||Sodium hydrogen carbonate|
|8506101110||Button-type mercury-free alkaline manganese primary batteries and primary battery packs|
|3105200001||Chemical or mineral fertilizer|
|3105200090||Chemical or mineral fertilizer|
- Products with adjustments to the prohibited method (part only)
|Product Code||Product Name||Prohibited methods before the amendment||Prohibited methods after the amendment|
|2207100000||Undenatured ethyl alcohol with an alcohol concentration of 80 or more||Import and Export Prohibition||1. Import prohibition
2. Note “except for use in medical supplies” after the name of the product
|2207200010||Modified ethyl alcohol of all concentrations||Import and Export Prohibition||Note “except for use in medical supplies” after the product name|
|2530909910||Waste magnesia bricks||Export Prohibition||Import Prohibition|
The full text can be viewed at the following URL (simplified Chinese)