15 April 2016
China Announces Cross-Border E-Commerce Retail Imports List
In preparation for the implementation of import tax policies on cross-border e-commerce retail goods, 11 departments including the Ministry of Finance and National Development and Reform Commission jointly announced the List of Cross-Border E-Commerce Retail Imports on 8 April 2016.
The list covers 1,142 commodities under the 8-digit HS code. These are mainly daily consumer goods which have a considerable consumer demand in China, meet the requirements of the relevant supervisory departments, and can enter the country by way of express mail or regular mail. Included on the list are certain foods and beverages, garments, footwear and headgear, home appliances, as well as certain cosmetics, paper diapers, children’s toys and thermo mugs.
The list will be updated regularly in accordance with such factors as development of cross-border e-commerce and changes in consumer demand.
For further information on the List, please visit the following webpages of the Ministry of Finance (Chinese only):