8 Feb 2018
China Ends Pollution Discharge Fee Requirement
Pollution discharge fees (including all fees relating to the discharge of waste water, exhaust gases and solid waste) and marine engineering sewage charges (including all fees relating to the discharge of industrial waste water, engine room waste water, domestic sewage and household waste) were abolished on a nationwide basis as of 1 January this year.
The cancellation of the fees was confirmed in the Notice on Matters Relating to the Ending of Pollution Discharge Fees and Other Administrative Charges, a circular jointly issued by the Ministry of Finance, the National Development and Reform Commission, the Ministry of Environmental Protection and the State Oceanic Administration.
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