Posted on 06/03/2008 in category Legislation


Shipmentsof recyclables to China

NewSEPA Regulation (Notice 11/2008) as from March 1, 2008

Furtherto ourNews (and bulk e-mail) of 05/03/08, we are enclosing an unofficial English translation of Notice 11,published on January 22, 2008 by SEPA, GACC, AQSIQ.

Thisnotice whichcame into force on March 1, 2008 encloses:

  1. The list of waste whichare prohibitedfrom importation in China.

  2. The list of waste whichmay be used as raw materials and importedunder restrictions. - Under restrictions means that the importer needs the approval from the municipal (EPB), provincial (BPB) and state (SEPA) authorities.

  3. The list of waste whichmay be used as raw materials and importedwith automatic import permission. - Automatic import permission means that the importer only needs the approval from SEPA (state level)

WE WISH TO THANKOUR U.S. MEMBERFEDERATION “ISRI” FOR ARRANGING FOR THIS UNOFFICIAL ENGLISHTRANSLATION.