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GACC Enables Information System on Entry-Exit Postal Parcels

2018-11-23

On Nov 8, to further inspect the entry and exit postal parcels, the General Administration of Customs of China (GACC) will apply Entry-Exit Postal Parcels Information System in all customs. The [2018] 164th Announcement will be implemented

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From 2019, Almost All Goods from Australia Will Be Tariff-free

2018-11-23

On Nov 8, China and Australia expressed support for free trade and open markets as they reaffirmed their fifth tariff reduction which will implemented on Jan 1, 2019. The two countries have reduced taxes on goods traded with each other sinc

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GACC Initiates Verification for Infant Formula, Health Food

2018-11-08

On Oct 26, 2018, the General Administration of Customs, China (GACC) issued the No. 142 Announcement in 2018 regarding to online verification on certificates of infant formula, food for special medical purpose, health food. According to the

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Anufood Teamed up with Antion for On-Site Food Regulatory Advice

2018-11-08

Anufood is the leader event of food industry in North China. Teaming up with Antion (Beijing) Information Consulting Co., Ltd., during the event, there is on-site food regulatory advice for exhibitors and professional visitors, in order to

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Further Tariff Cuts will Implemented in November

2018-11-08

The decision to cut import tariffs from the start of next month is expected to reduce Chinas overall tariff from 9.8 percent to 7.5 percent, which along with other measures will work to reduce tariffs by nearly 60 billion yuan ($8.7 billion

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China Suspends Porcine Products from Japan, Bulgaria, Belgium

2018-11-08

Joint Circular of GACC MARA on suspending the hog, wild boar and their products from Japan, Bulgaria, Belgium due to the outbreaks of African Swine Fever in Bulgaria, Belgium, and outbreak of Classic Swine Fever in Japan. The issue of the Q

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SAMR Approved 2 FSMP Intended for Infants

2018-11-08

On Oct 8, SAMR issued information about 2 formulas for special medical purpose intended for infants. The total number of foods for special medical purpose (FSMP) reaches 18, of which 14 products are intended for infants. There are 5 domesti

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The Evolution of Rules Concerning "Novel Food" in China

2018-09-28

he basic law regulating food safety regulation in general, and "novel food" regulation in particular, from 1983 to May 31, 2009, was the Food Hygiene Law. As of June 1, 2009 the Food Safety Law has provided the legal foundation for regulatin

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