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Standards, Regulations, Laws, and Announcements

China Compulsory Certification (CCC) System

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o General Announcement (in Chinese)

o Table of Contents for Cosmetics raw materials standard Chinese name (in Chinese)

o Complete Table, 2010

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China Customs, Import Duty & Regulations

Import Duty

Customs Valuation & Commodity Classification

Export Processing Trade

Regulation of Solid Wood Packing Materials, Required Certificates (USDA, APHIS)

Manifest Data Information (USDA Foreign Agricultural Service)

Import Licensing Procedures in China (WTO)

Antidumping Duty Proceedings in China

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Payment Issues: Financial Regulations & Standards

Chinese Foreign Exchange Rules and Regulations (China State Administration of Foreign Exchange “SAFE”)

Foreign Investment: New Catalogue on Foreign Investment in Industry
(Hong Kong Trade Development Council)

China Regulations on Short-term External Debt Quotas of Financial Institutions
(China State Administration of Foreign Exchange)

Overview of Control over Foreign Exchange
(Hong Kong Trade Development Council)

Rules for Pre-Payment on Goods Being Imported into China
(China State Administration of Foreign Assets Control, in Chinese)

Enterprise Income Tax Law Highlights
(HK Trade Development Council)

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Chinese Authorities

Standardization Administration of China (SAC) ; SAC standard search

AQSIQ General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine of the People's Republic of China

AQSIQ Certification and Accreditation Administration (CNCA)

AQSIQ China Quality Certification Center (CQC)

State Food and Drug Administration

Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM)

Customs Administration of China

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US Government & Useful Resources

NIST Global Standards Information - China

Sign up to receive NIST’s Notifications on Proposed Technical Regulations for China

International Trade Administration Office of Standards Liaison

US DOC’s Trade Compliance Center, China’s WTO Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT)

US Foreign Agriculture Service
(Research Report Database)

ANSI China Standards Portal (ANSI)

Standards Notes from the US Embassy in Beijing

Standards Attaché at the US Embassy in Beijing

  • Dale Wright, Commercial Officer – Standards, US Embassy Beijing
    Tel: 86-10-8531-4326: Fax: 86-10-85313701: Dale.Wright@trade.gov
  • Shi Huiling, Commercial Assistant – Standards, US Embassy Beijing
    T: 86-10-8531-3419; F: 86-10-8531-4333; Huiling.Shi@trade.gov

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