*Taiwan Taiwan adds export provisions for waste thermoplastics

Taiwan adds export provisions for waste thermoplastics

On November 8, 2023, the Ministry of Environment of Taiwan announced a partial amendment to the Notice “Industrial waste classified as industrial materials”, export provisions for waste thermoplastics are added. According to the Article 38 (1) of the “Waste Disposal Act”, before importing/exporting industrial waste, a permit must be obtained from the competent authority, however, waste that is categorized as industrial raw material by the central competent authority after consultation with the industrial competent authority is not subject to this provision.

Author / Responsibility

LIU Yake

Researcher, Research & Consulting Dept. EnviX Ltd.

Business Performance

worked as a research assistant at Department of Environmental Planning and Management, School of Environment, Tsinghua University for 4 years, and then joint in Envix in April, 2022, currently is mainly responsible for consulting on EHS regulation compliance in East Asia.


MA, Environmental Econimics, Hiroshima University