The Covid pandemic has driven the development of e-commerce at an even more breakneck speed than before. The UK is the world’s third-largest e-commerce market and has been the transit station for e-commerce goods from Hong Kong entering the EU single market. After Brexit, however, the customs clearance procedures and other rules businesses have to follow will inevitably become more complicated. More
As stated by the Customs Tariff Commission (CTC) of the State Council on 26 February (CTC Announcement No. 2 ), a first set of exclusions from the second batch of additional tariffs on US imports expired on 27 February 2021, in line with the CTC Announcement No. 3 (2020). More
The State Council Customs Tariff Commission has issued details of the first tranche of US-origin imports to be exempt from the initial round of retaliatory tariffs imposed by the mainland authorities.
China is to impose additional tariffs of 5-10% on 5,078 categories of US-origin imports (collectively valued at about US$75 billion). These levies are to be introduced on a two-step basis with the first tranche scheduled for 1 September 2019 and then a second batch coming into effect on 15 December 2019. More
Additional tariffs on US imports to China are to be suspended following a meeting between the leaders of the two countries. As a consequence, the proposed tariff increases on 211 categories of US goods have been put on hold by the State Council's Customs Tariff Commission for a three-month period commencing 1 January
China is to impose additional import duties of 25% on some US$50 billion worth of US imports. The move, announced by the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council, will affect 659 product categories and comes in response to the US government’s 15 June decision to impose a similar tariff on Chinese goods of an equivalent value. More