China revises minerals export tariffs in 2017
Published: Monday, 09 January 2017
China has revised its tariffs on some minerals in 2017. The move comes after complaints last year to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) from the EU and the US against China’s export duties on a number of essential metals and minerals.
China has rolled out provisional tariffs on a number of
minerals, with effect from 1 January 2017, according to the
country’s ministry of finance on 19 December 2016.
Under the revision, China will cut its existing export duty
for apatite to 15% in 2017, down by 5 percentage...