In July, the collection of new foreign trade regulations, new requirements for US imported aluminum products, South Korea K-REACH revised, and other | ‘ s foreign trade events this week


A list of new foreign trade regulations in July

New foreign trade rules that began implementation in July include:

Cross-border e-commerce B2B export supervision pilot was promoted to the national customs; pluggable terminal blocks, CPU connector and road studs reflector should be noted.

The General Administration of Customs shall adjust the catalogue of import and export commodities that are subject to inspection;

China and Thailand and Mauritius recognize self-service printing preferential certificate of origin;

New EU VAT regulations were implemented;

Agency system for EU CE logo products;

The EU has made initial anti-dumping cuts on aluminum conversion foil products;

Hai Hehe will impose anti-dumping tax on aluminum alloy products;

India adjusts and service tax on epidemic prevention-related products (GST);

New rules on oxygen concentrator import in India;

Brazil has lowered import tariffs on 23 products;

Vietnam has updated the new rules on the certificate of origin of export products to the UK;

The new ACID import regulation in Egypt, originally scheduled to implement on July 1, was postponed until October 1.

In 2021, the new foreign trade rules are packaged and download. Please pay attention to the official account "Focus Vision", enter the main page of the official account, click the keyboard button in the lower left corner, reply to the "new rules" in the input box, and directly obtain the document.
The United States

Imported aluminum products are required to apply for import licenses

The U. S. Department of Commerce in December announced the establishment of the Aluminum Import Monitoring and Analysis System (AIM), similar to the Steel Import Monitoring and Analysis System (SIMA), requiring imported aluminum products to apply for permission and provide relevant import information.

The Department of Commerce announced June 28,2021 on requests for imported aluminum products,

Aluminum importers shall be registered and licensed on the AIM website, free and automatic, free and automatic, including information, import amount, import amount, expected import date, product customs tax number, origin, nearest casting site (most recent cast), imported aluminum smelting site (smelted), etc.

The Ministry of Commerce gives a buffer period (grace period) for imported aluminum products (country of smelt).

South Korea

 K-REACH Implementation Order Amendment

The Korean Ministry of the Environment (MOE) issued partial amendments to the HICSA Implementation Order (K-REACH) on June 3,2021. The amendment aims to enable the information exchange of South Korean administrative organs to confirm whether the enterprise has truthfully fulfilled the relevant compliance obligations such as registration and declaration under K-REACH before manufacturing and import, improve the regulatory mechanism and promote the performance of compliance obligations.

 This revision mainly involves: the designated process of authorized substances, cross-departmental linkage law enforcement, the transmission of chemical substance safety information, aggravating administrative punishment and other contents.

It is not difficult to see that South Korean officials will gradually tighten their regulation under the K-REACH. South Korean importers are bound to be more cautious in choosing suppliers to avoid penalties. Therefore, only with the positive compliance of relevant domestic chemical enterprises can they ensure the smooth progress of trade with South Korea.

The REACH of Korea (K-REACH), all known as the Korean Chemicals Registration and Assessment Act (The Act on Registration and Evaluation of Chemicals), was formally implemented on January 1,2015.

The "Indian Medical Device Certification +" program was officially launched

On 18 June 2021, the Quality Commission of India and the Medical Device Industry Association of India officially launched the "Indian Medical Device Certification +" program (Indian Certification of Medical Devices Plus, as ICMED 13485 Plus). The Indian Medical Device Certification + program is designed to integrate the quality management system and integrate the product quality verification process through the witness testing of the product according to the product standard specifications. It is also the world's first certification program to combine the quality management system and product certification standards with regulatory requirements.

So far, India has introduced the following three types of medical device certification programs:

 ICMED 9000 Certification-modification of ISO 9001: Quality Management System;

 ICMED 13485-modified the use of ISO 13485: Medical Device One Quality Management System One for the requirements of regulations;

Product technical specifications specified by the ICMED 13485 Plus-Indian Department of Health and Family Welfare (MoH FW).

The European Union

Relax the immigration sampling inspection of Chinese wolfberry

The European Commission recently announced the lifting of the 20% of the entrance sampling inspection rate that China lost to the EU wolfberry, whose export to the EU was adjusted to random sampling inspection. It is reported that in October 2019, the EU official implemented strict inspection measures, the export of Chinese wolfberry dried fruit sampling frequency increased to 20%. Due to the strengthening of the EU inspection measures, Chinese wolfberry dried fruit clearance time extended for about 10 days, testing cost and storage costs have increased.


From November 1, shoes must have a QR code added

Since November 1,2021, all footwear goods circulating in Kazakhstan must be labeled with a Data Matrix QR code, and other countries (including EEU countries) will be banned from entering the Kazakhstan market.

The above regulation concerns all market participants in footwear goods from producers, importers to retailers. All market participants must log on the commodity label and traceability information system for registration procedures, and obtain the QR code automatically generated by the system. Importers must attach digital labels before commodity clearance, either in the production country or in the customs bonded warehouse located in Kazakhstan. For stock footwear items not digitally labeled, continued sales are allowed within one year (before November 1,2022).

Shoe businesses can get useful information about digital shoe targets on the portal.



The epidemic has caused the explosion of import orders for home products

During the epidemic, Brazilians ' consumption habits changed, buying more home supplies, such as haircuts, pens, air fryers or grill, dishwashers, and even musical instruments. Imports from January to May 2020, ovens, vacuum cleaners, stoves and electric grill more than doubled in 2021, compared with 2020; dishwashers and tablets; and pen power by 73%. In terms of personal care, haircut increased by more than 80%, household hair dryer increased by more than 60%, and direct flat clips doubled.

Imports from January to May 2021 totaled $ 509 million, representing 26.3%, compared to only 17% and 13.2% in 2020 and 2019.


Complete the RCEP domestic approval procedures

Japan's Economic and Industry Minister Hongzhi Kajiyama said at a press conference after a cabinet meeting on Monday that the cabinet meeting has approved the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) and completed the domestic approval process.


The Ministry of Transport responds to the current maritime problems of foreign trade enterprises

On June 24, Zhao Chongjiu, Vice Minister of Transport, said at a press conference that the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Commerce and other ministries have actively implement policies and measures to stabilize foreign trade and unimpeded international logistics to ensure smooth China's international shipping and deal with the "one box is difficult to find" in the international shipping market.

The Ministry of Communications will actively cooperate with the market supervision and price departments to strengthen the supervision of charges at maritime ports, and investigate and punish illegal charges in accordance with the law. We will guide local transportation departments to ensure the stable and smooth flow of the international logistics supply chain while doing a good job in epidemic prevention and control.

Post time: Jul-06-2021