China Adds 151 Items to Cross-Border E-Commerce Retail Imports List
21 April 2016
Chinese state authorities including the Ministry of Finance and the National Development and Reform Commission jointly released the List of Cross-Border E-Commerce Retail Imports (Second Batch), effective 16 April. The list covers 151 commodities under the 8-digit HS code, including food (e.g. fresh or dried fruits), special food (e.g. health supplements) and medical devices (e.g. blood pressure monitor).
For commodities sharing the same HS code with those included in the list released earlier by 11 departments including the Ministry of Finance (Circular No. 40 ), the notes contained in the latest list (that is, Second Batch) shall apply.
For further information on the Second Batch, please visit the following webpage of the Ministry of Finance (Chinese only):