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Decree of the General Administration of Customs
No.168

The Decision of the General Administration of Customs concerning Amending the Measures of the Customs of the People's Republic of China for the Supervision of Processing Trade Goods has been deliberated and adopted at the executive meeting of the General Administration of Customs on January 4th, 2008. It is hereby promulgated, and shall enter into force as of March 1, 2008.

Minister: Mou Xinsheng
January 14, 2008
Decision of the General Administration of Customs concerning Amending the Measures of the Customs of the People's Republic of China for the Supervision of Processing Trade Goods

For the purpose of adapting to the changes in processing trade and regularizing the relevant business of processing trade, the General Administration of Customs has decided to make the following amendments to the Measures of the Customs of the People's Republic of China for the Supervision of Processing Trade Goods (Decree No.13 of the General Administration of Customs, hereinafter referred to as the Measures):

1.
Paragraph 11 of Article 3 of the Measures is amended as: "The term 'outward processing' refers to the act that an operating enterprise, due to the restrictions from its own production characteristics and conditions, upon the approval of the customs and after having gone through the relevant formalities, entrusts a contracting enterprise to process the goods processing trade and transport the processed goods back to the operating enterprise within the prescribed time limit for final re-export."

Paragraph 12 of Article 3 of the Measures is deleted simultaneously.

2.
Paragraph 1 of Article 23 of the Measures is amended as: "The operating enterprise may undertake outward processing business upon the approval of the customs, and it shall abide by the relevant administrative provisions on outward processing."
3.
Article 24 of the Measures is amended as: "Upon the approval of the competent customs of the place where the operating enterprise is located, it is allowed not to carry back the finished products and residual materials of outward processing as well as the leftover materials, shoddy and defective products, byproducts and other processing trade goods generated during the processing."
4.
Item 2 of Article 25 of the Measures is deleted.
5.
Article 42 of the Measures is amended as: "Where any one, in violation of the present Measures, commits smuggling or any other act against the customs supervision provisions or the Customs Law, it/he shall be punished by the customs according to the relevant provisions of the Customs Law of the People's Republic of China and the Regulation of the People's Republic of China on the Implementation of Customs Administrative Punishment; in case a crime has been constituted, the offender shall be subjected to criminal liabilities."

The present Decision shall enter into force as of March 1, 2008.

The Measures of the Customs of the People's Republic of China for the Supervision of Processing Trade Goods shall be amended in light of the present Decision, and then re-promulgated.