Virtually No Changes in Import & Export Tariffs on Copper Related Products 2012

Data Analysis 10:09:59AM Jan 19, 2012 Source:SMM

SMM Reports December 21st: The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council has recently issued notice on the Tariff Implementation Plan for 2012. Compared with 2011 tariff regulations on copper related products, there are virtually no changes in the Import & Export Tariff Sheet for 2012, despite some small details listed under some of products.

It can be seen from the Import & Export Tariff Sheet for 2012 that China's government still encourages imports of copper raw materials, implementing zero tariffs. With regard to exports, the government is inclined to support deep processing copper products but levies relatively high export tariffs on products of low added-value. (SMM)

Sheet of Exported Goods Tariffs

HS Code
Product
Export Tariff (%)
2011 (%)
2012(%)
26030000
Copper Grit and Concentrate
 
10
10
26203000
Major Copper Ash and Slag
 
10
10
74010000
Copper Matte and Precipitated Copper (Cement Copper)
 
15
15
74020000
Unrefined Copper, Copper Anode Used for Electrolytic Refining
30
15
15
74031111
Ultrahigh Pure Copper Cathode (Cu>99.9935%)
30
5
5
74031119
Other Copper Cathodes
30
10
10
74031190
Other Copper Cathode Profiles
30
10
10
74031200
Refined Copper Wire Bar
30
10
10
74031300
Refined Copper Billet
30
10
10
74031900
Other Unwrought Refined Copper
30
10
10
74032100
Unwrought Copper-Zinc Alloy (Brass)
30
5
5
74032200
Unwrought Copper-Tin Alloy (Bronze)
30
5
5
74032900
Other Unwrought Copper Alloys
30
5
5
74040000
Copper Waste and Scrap
30
15
15
74050000
Copper Master Alloy
 
10
10
74071010
Chrome Copper Bar, Rod and Profile
30
0
0
74071090
Other Refined Copper Bars, Rods and Profiles
30
0
0
74072100
Copper-Zinc Alloy Bar, Rod and Profile
30
0
 
74072111
Copper-Zinc Alloy Bar and Rod With Straightness≤0.5 mm/m
30
 
0
74072119
Other Copper-Zinc Alloy Bars and Rods
30
 
0
74072190
Other Copper-Zinc Alloy Profiles
30
 
0
74072900
Other Copper Alloy Bars, Rods and Profiles
30
0
0
74081100
Refined Copper Wire, Max. Cross-Sectional Dimension>6 mm
30
0
0
74081900
Other Refined Copper Wires
30
0
0
74082100
Copper-Zinc Alloy Wire
30
0
0
74082200
Copper-Nickel Alloy Wire or Copper-Nickel-Zinc Alloy Wire
30
0
 
74082210
Copper-Nickel-Zinc-Lead Alloy Wire (Adding Lead and German Silver)
30
 
0
74082290
Other Copper-Nickel Alloys or German Silver Wire
30
 
0
74082900
Other Copper Alloy Wires
30
0
0
74091110
Refined Copper Plate, Sheet and Strip in Coils, Containing Oxygen≤10PPM
30
0
0
74091190
Other Refined Copper Plates, Sheets and Strips in Coils
30
0
0
74091900
Other Refined Copper Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0
74092100
Copper-Zinc Alloy Plate, Sheet and Strip in Coils
30
0
0
74092900
Other Copper-Zinc Alloy Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0
74093100
Copper-Tin Alloy Plate, Sheet and Strip in Coils
30
0
0
74093900
Other Copper-Tin Alloy Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0
74094000
Copper-Nickel or Copper-Nickel-Zinc Alloy Plate, Sheet and Strip
30
0
0
74099000
Other Copper Alloy Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0

Interim Sheet of Imported Goods Tariffs

HS Code
Product
Most Favored Nation Tariff
2011(%)
Interim Tariff 2011(%)
Most Favored Nation Tariff
2012(%)
Interim Tariff 2012(%)
74010000
Copper Matte
2
0
2
0
74020000
Unrefined Copper, Copper Anode Used for Electrolytic Refining
 
 
2
0
74031111
Copper Cathode With Cu>99.9935%
2
0
2
0
74031119
Other Copper Cathodes
2
0
2
0
74031190
Copper Cathode Profiles
2
0
 
 
74031200
Refined Copper Wire Bar
 
 
2
0
74031300
Refined Copper Billet
 
 
2
0
74031900
Other Unwrought Refined Copper
 
 
2
0
74040000
Copper Waste and Scrap
1.5
0
1.5
0
74081900
Other Refined Copper Wires, Containing Oxygen<5PPM
 
 
4
2
74101100
Copper Clad Laminate and Printed Wiring Board-Use Copper Foil With Thickness≤0.15 mm
4
3
4
3
74111019
Other Refined Copper Tubes, Containing Oxygen<5PPM With Diameter≤25 mm
 
 
 
4
2
74181990
Table, Kitchen or Other Household Articles and Parts of Copper
 
18
10
18
10
74182000
Sanitary Ware and Parts of Copper
18
10
18
10
85441100
Copper Winding Wire
10
6
10
6
92051000
Brass Instrument With Tax-Including Price≥USD 2,000
17.5
1
17.5
1

Relative News

Virtually No Changes in Import & Export Tariffs on Copper Related Products 2012

Data Analysis 10:09:59AM Jan 19, 2012 Source:SMM

SMM Reports December 21st: The Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council has recently issued notice on the Tariff Implementation Plan for 2012. Compared with 2011 tariff regulations on copper related products, there are virtually no changes in the Import & Export Tariff Sheet for 2012, despite some small details listed under some of products.

It can be seen from the Import & Export Tariff Sheet for 2012 that China's government still encourages imports of copper raw materials, implementing zero tariffs. With regard to exports, the government is inclined to support deep processing copper products but levies relatively high export tariffs on products of low added-value. (SMM)

Sheet of Exported Goods Tariffs

HS Code
Product
Export Tariff (%)
2011 (%)
2012(%)
26030000
Copper Grit and Concentrate
 
10
10
26203000
Major Copper Ash and Slag
 
10
10
74010000
Copper Matte and Precipitated Copper (Cement Copper)
 
15
15
74020000
Unrefined Copper, Copper Anode Used for Electrolytic Refining
30
15
15
74031111
Ultrahigh Pure Copper Cathode (Cu>99.9935%)
30
5
5
74031119
Other Copper Cathodes
30
10
10
74031190
Other Copper Cathode Profiles
30
10
10
74031200
Refined Copper Wire Bar
30
10
10
74031300
Refined Copper Billet
30
10
10
74031900
Other Unwrought Refined Copper
30
10
10
74032100
Unwrought Copper-Zinc Alloy (Brass)
30
5
5
74032200
Unwrought Copper-Tin Alloy (Bronze)
30
5
5
74032900
Other Unwrought Copper Alloys
30
5
5
74040000
Copper Waste and Scrap
30
15
15
74050000
Copper Master Alloy
 
10
10
74071010
Chrome Copper Bar, Rod and Profile
30
0
0
74071090
Other Refined Copper Bars, Rods and Profiles
30
0
0
74072100
Copper-Zinc Alloy Bar, Rod and Profile
30
0
 
74072111
Copper-Zinc Alloy Bar and Rod With Straightness≤0.5 mm/m
30
 
0
74072119
Other Copper-Zinc Alloy Bars and Rods
30
 
0
74072190
Other Copper-Zinc Alloy Profiles
30
 
0
74072900
Other Copper Alloy Bars, Rods and Profiles
30
0
0
74081100
Refined Copper Wire, Max. Cross-Sectional Dimension>6 mm
30
0
0
74081900
Other Refined Copper Wires
30
0
0
74082100
Copper-Zinc Alloy Wire
30
0
0
74082200
Copper-Nickel Alloy Wire or Copper-Nickel-Zinc Alloy Wire
30
0
 
74082210
Copper-Nickel-Zinc-Lead Alloy Wire (Adding Lead and German Silver)
30
 
0
74082290
Other Copper-Nickel Alloys or German Silver Wire
30
 
0
74082900
Other Copper Alloy Wires
30
0
0
74091110
Refined Copper Plate, Sheet and Strip in Coils, Containing Oxygen≤10PPM
30
0
0
74091190
Other Refined Copper Plates, Sheets and Strips in Coils
30
0
0
74091900
Other Refined Copper Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0
74092100
Copper-Zinc Alloy Plate, Sheet and Strip in Coils
30
0
0
74092900
Other Copper-Zinc Alloy Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0
74093100
Copper-Tin Alloy Plate, Sheet and Strip in Coils
30
0
0
74093900
Other Copper-Tin Alloy Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0
74094000
Copper-Nickel or Copper-Nickel-Zinc Alloy Plate, Sheet and Strip
30
0
0
74099000
Other Copper Alloy Plates, Sheets and Strips
30
0
0

Interim Sheet of Imported Goods Tariffs

HS Code
Product
Most Favored Nation Tariff
2011(%)
Interim Tariff 2011(%)
Most Favored Nation Tariff
2012(%)
Interim Tariff 2012(%)
74010000
Copper Matte
2
0
2
0
74020000
Unrefined Copper, Copper Anode Used for Electrolytic Refining
 
 
2
0
74031111
Copper Cathode With Cu>99.9935%
2
0
2
0
74031119
Other Copper Cathodes
2
0
2
0
74031190
Copper Cathode Profiles
2
0
 
 
74031200
Refined Copper Wire Bar
 
 
2
0
74031300
Refined Copper Billet
 
 
2
0
74031900
Other Unwrought Refined Copper
 
 
2
0
74040000
Copper Waste and Scrap
1.5
0
1.5
0
74081900
Other Refined Copper Wires, Containing Oxygen<5PPM
 
 
4
2
74101100
Copper Clad Laminate and Printed Wiring Board-Use Copper Foil With Thickness≤0.15 mm
4
3
4
3
74111019
Other Refined Copper Tubes, Containing Oxygen<5PPM With Diameter≤25 mm
 
 
 
4
2
74181990
Table, Kitchen or Other Household Articles and Parts of Copper
 
18
10
18
10
74182000
Sanitary Ware and Parts of Copper
18
10
18
10
85441100
Copper Winding Wire
10
6
10
6
92051000
Brass Instrument With Tax-Including Price≥USD 2,000
17.5
1
17.5
1