外贸人注意！10月外贸新规重点Attention of foreign trade people! Key points of new foreign trade regulations in October
越南《越南+》9月29日报道，越南政府刚发布有关电子商务领域投资的第 85号令，对2013年发布的第 52号令作出一些补充。明确指出：提供电商服务是对外国投资者限制性行业。85号令将自2022年1月1日起生效。根据该令，外国商人和外国组织在越南提供电子商务服务的网站须符合以下类型：网址使用越南域名；显示语言为越南语；一年内来自越南的交易量超过 10万笔。
泰国投资促进委员会（BOI）近日发布公告，对半导体制造业投资优惠政策进行修改。具体内容涵盖三大类别，分别为：半导体制造业、先进印刷电路板（PCB）制造业、印刷电路板组件 (PCBA) 的制造。
据中国驻卡拉奇总领事馆，巴基斯坦《黎明报》报道，9月23日，巴基斯坦国家银行（SBP）宣布调整购买进口汽车贷款政策，贷款期限从最长 7 年缩短至 5 年，贷款利率上调 25 个基点至 7.25%，贷款最低首付从 15% 提高到 30%，允许贷款人的最高负债率已从 50% 降至 40%。
Attention of foreign trade people! Key points of new foreign trade regulations in October
New regulations on foreign investment in e-commerce in Vietnam
Vietnam + reported on September 29 that the Vietnamese government has just issued Order No. 85 on investment in e-commerce, which supplements Order No. 52 issued in 2013. It is clearly pointed out that the provision of e-commerce services is a restrictive industry for foreign investors. Order No. 85 will enter into force on January 1, 2022. According to the order, websites of foreign businessmen and foreign organizations providing e-commerce services in Vietnam must meet the following types: websites use Vietnamese domain names; The display language is Vietnamese; The volume of transactions from Vietnam exceeded 100000 in a year.
The goods pre registration system was officially launched on October 1
According to the business office of the Chinese Embassy in the Arab Republic, Egypt officially launched the cargo pre registration system on October 1. Overseas goods without the system will not be able to enter Egyptian ports. The system helps to shorten customs clearance time and reduce import and export costs. Egypt encourages enterprises to join the goods pre registration system. If they register at the end of August this year, they will reduce the subscription fee of the unified electronic platform of the national trade "window", 30% in early September and 20% in late September.
Sugar export subsidies may be cancelled from October 1
According to the representative office of China Council for the promotion of international trade in India, the recent rise in international sugar prices has reached a new high in recent four years due to the disaster of sugarcane in Brazil, the world's major sugar exporter. As the world's second largest sugar producer after Brazil, India's rise in international sugar prices is conducive to the export of Indian sugar enterprises. It is expected that from October 1, Indian sugar factories will increase raw sugar production and expand exports. It is expected that the rise in sugar export prices will enable the Indian government to cancel subsidies for domestic sugar exports from October.
Eurasian Economic Union
Simplify customs declaration procedures from October 1
The resolution on simplifying customs declaration procedures adopted by the Eurasian Economic Commission on October 27, 2020 will officially enter into force on October 1, 2021. After the resolution takes effect, the customs declaration procedures will be greatly simplified, and participants in foreign trade activities only need to submit electronic customs declaration forms. The implementation of electronic customs declaration procedures will effectively calculate and feed back tariff and tax information, and effectively improve the transparency of the billing of import tariffs, special taxes, anti-dumping duties and countervailing duties.
Revise the limit standard of lead and cadmium in food
According to 12360 customs hotline, recently, the EU issued regulations 2021 / 1317 and (EU) 2021 / 1323 to amend the limit standards of lead and cadmium in some foods in regulation (EC) no 1881 / 2006. These two regulations will come into force on the 20th day from the date of promulgation. Foods that have been legally put on the market before the entry into force of the regulations can continue to be sold until February 28, 2022.
Revise the template and regulations of animal derived food certificate of origin
According to the website of the General Administration of customs, on September 10, the European Commission issued regulation (EU) 2021 / 1469 to amend the Implementation Regulations (EU) 2020 / 2235 and (EU) 2021 / 405, that is, the template and provisions of the certificate for the transfer of animal derived products originating in the EU to a third country for storage and shipment back to the EU. The main contents of the revision are as follows: (1) add the template of health certificate for animal derived products that are transferred from the EU to a third country and transported back to the EU after unloading, storage and reloading in a third country; (2) When authorized animal derived food is moved to a third country or region for unloading, storage and reloading, only third countries or regions authorized by the EU are allowed to be transported back to the EU. The regulation shall enter into force on the date of publication in the official gazette of the European Union.
Implement the e-visa policy for Chinese citizens
According to the Thai Embassy in China, Thailand has implemented e-visa for Chinese citizens to Thailand from September 27, 2021. After the implementation, visa applicants in China do not need to submit passports and relevant paper visa materials to the Thai Embassy and consulate in China, but only need to apply online. Once the visa is approved, the system will automatically send the e-visa certificate to the visa applicant, and the applicant can enter and leave the country with the e-visa certificate printed in advance.
Revise the preferential policies for investment in semiconductor manufacturing industry
The Thai Investment Promotion Council (BOI) recently issued an announcement to modify the preferential policies for investment in semiconductor manufacturing industry. The specific content covers three categories: semiconductor manufacturing, advanced printed circuit board (PCB) manufacturing and printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) manufacturing.
No safeguard measures shall be taken for imported motor vehicles
According to the China Chamber of Commerce for mechanical and electrical industry, on August 23, the WTO Safeguard Measures Committee issued a notice from the Philippine government to the Committee. According to the circular, the Philippines terminated the investigation of general safeguard measures for specific imported vehicles (passenger vehicles and light commercial vehicles), returned the collected temporary safeguard measures tariffs, and did not impose formal safeguard measures tariffs on the investigated automotive products.
Adjust the loan policy for the purchase of imported cars
According to the report of the Chinese Consulate General in Karachi and the Dawn newspaper of Pakistan, on September 23, the National Bank of Pakistan (SBP) announced to adjust the loan policy for the purchase of imported cars, the loan term was shortened from 7 years to 5 years, the loan interest rate was increased by 25 basis points to 7.25%, the minimum down payment of the loan was increased from 15% to 30%, and the maximum debt ratio of the lender was reduced from 50% to 40%.
Tax inspection on imported mobile phones will be strengthened from September 1
According to Cambodia's Cambodian China Daily, the General Administration of Customs of Cambodia issued a notice saying that from September 1, it will strengthen the tariff collection and inspection of all kinds of imported mobile phones and SIM cards.
Expand the service scope of Online Business Registration Platform
According to China News Network and the Cambodian Ministry of Finance and Economics on August 26, the online business registration platform will expand its service scope from September and allow enterprises to apply for licenses and permits of four departments and institutions online. It is reported that the online business registration platform was announced by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in 2019 and officially launched in June 2020. The platform can accept and approve applications for establishing and engaging in business activities in Cambodia, thus significantly reducing the time and capital required for enterprise registration.
Lifting the tire export ban
According to the business office of the Chinese Embassy in Iran, in order to alleviate the oversupply, the Iranian government has decided to allow the export of up to 30% of products related to agriculture, roads and industrial machinery, and 10% of the output of automobile tires can also be used for export.
Gulf Cooperation Council
The investigation of safeguard measures for imported steel products has been terminated
On September 8, the WTO Safeguard Measures committee released the safeguard measures notification submitted by Bahrain on behalf of the Gulf Cooperation Council on September 7. The Ministerial Committee of the Gulf Cooperation Council did not approve the safeguards recommendations of the Standing Committee and decided to terminate the safeguards investigation of imported steel products and not implement safeguards for the products involved.
The People's Republic of Bangladesh
Release the automobile industry development policy and provide financial subsidies
According to the business office of the Chinese Embassy in Bangladesh, the Bangladesh government has issued the first ever automobile industry development policy for the next decade and provided a series of financial and other incentives. The draft policy was approved by the cabinet of the Bangladesh government on June 14. According to the policy, a certain amount of income tax refund will be obtained for the purchase of vehicles locally assembled or manufactured in Bangladesh. Foreign investors in the local auto parts manufacturing industry in Bangladesh will be able to remit all their profits out of Bangladesh in accordance with the policy. The first investment in establishing automobile manufacturing industry in Bangladesh will be regarded as green investment and will receive a one-time 100% tax exemption to import machinery and other spare parts.
The anti-dumping investigation of socks related to China has been terminated
The Brazilian Foreign Trade Secretariat issued announcement No. 54 of 2021 in the official gazette of the Federation, saying that the final anti-dumping award was made on socks originating in mainland China, Paraguay and Hong Kong. Due to the insufficient and inaccurate information provided by the applicant, the anti-dumping investigation of the case was terminated and the evaluation of public interests was ended. This case involves all 24 sub item products under the tax number 6115 and all 4 sub item products under 6111 of Mercosur. The announcement will take effect from August 30.
The insurance market is open to WTO members
According to a recent report by Russia's Tass news agency, foreign insurance companies from WTO member countries can officially set up branches in Russia to carry out automobile compulsory insurance, voluntary insurance and reinsurance business in Russia and enjoy the same operating conditions as Russian insurance companies.
Give priority to the development of the Far East
The sixth Oriental Economic Forum was held at the Far East Federal University in Vladivostok, Russia, from September 2 to 4. At this forum, the development of the Far East has become the focus of attention. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced a series of targeted far east development policies. Putin said that giving priority to the development of the Far East is a long-term and priority for Russia and the common responsibility of governments and business groups at all levels.
the republic of korea
Strengthen the safety management of overseas direct purchase food
According to the South Korean customs, in order to strengthen the safety management of overseas direct purchase food, the South Korean customs office and the food and pharmaceutical safety department signed the business agreement on ensuring the safety of imported food, which further improved the inter departmental cooperation. The improvement of the business cooperation agreement between the two departments mainly includes four aspects: first, share information such as harmful food catalogue to block the customs clearance of harmful food in time; Second, jointly investigate and arrest unregistered, undeclared and other illegal food imports; Third, strengthen the inspection and analysis support for hazardous substances; Fourth, strengthen the publicity of matters needing attention related to the safety management of imported food and improve consumers' safety awareness.
It plans to relax the requirements for foreign workers to apply for residence in Poland
According to the business office of the Chinese Embassy in Poland, the Polish Ministry of the interior plans to amend and simplify the relevant laws and regulations on foreigners' residence application, no longer require foreign workers to have a safe place of residence in Poland and a stable source of income, and only verify whether they have a guaranteed job with a salary not lower than the minimum wage.
Increase support for enterprises settled in special economic zones
According to the business office of the Chinese Embassy in Uzbekistan, on September 14, Uzbek President mirziyev signed the presidential decree on several measures to further support enterprises settled in special economic zones to strengthen the protection of investors' rights and interests. The main contents include: the profit tax preference for enterprises settled in special economic zones has been cancelled since January 1, 2020, However, enterprises entering the zone before October 1, 2020 can still enjoy the profit tax preferential policies for the remaining period; From September 15, 2021, enterprises settled in the special economic zone can suspend (by stages) the payment of value-added tax, import tariff on self used parts and production materials for 120 days. During the period, there is no need to pay security deposit and no late fee.
Parliament passed the industrial parks act
Interfax news agency of Ukraine reported on September 7 that the supreme Rada passed the Industrial Park Act No. 4416-1 on the second reading. The bill was supported by 290 members of Parliament, above the statutory minimum of 226 votes. According to the text of the second reading bill, the following institutions will be allowed to enter the park: park management companies, financial institutions, advertising and marketing companies, educational institutions (including preschool education), science and Technology Park accelerator project, innovation laboratory, conference center, fire department, warehousing and logistics infrastructure and many other facilities.
Release the price limit policy for daily necessities
The Ministry of trade of Serbia has issued a commodity price limit policy, which makes specific provisions on the prices of rice, edible oil, sugar, liquefied gas, milk and other daily necessities, and requires operators to price no more than the government price.
Upcoming e-commerce license
According to Tanzania's daily news, Tanzania's business registration and licensing authority will soon start issuing business licenses electronically to curb corruption promoted by face-to-face service distribution. It is observed that some illegal officials take advantage of the opportunity to provide face-to-face licenses to ask businessmen for money, thus depriving the government of its revenue.
papua new guinea
Revision of laws relating to government procurement
According to the website of the Ministry of Commerce, the new national assembly of Papua New Guinea passed the national procurement (Amendment) act 2021, the public finance (Management) (Amendment) act 2021 and the Regional Development Authority (Amendment) act 2021 by a high vote, giving provincial and regional governments and public and Republic statutory bodies a greater upper limit on the amount of procurement. Among them, procurement within 50 million kina must be awarded to PNG enterprises.
Bitcoin has been officially enabled as legal tender
According to Sina Technology, El Salvador has officially adopted bitcoin as legal tender. El Salvador President naib bukler, who supports the plan, said that in this poor dollarized country, people can voluntarily choose whether to use this digital currency, but using it can indeed exempt Salvadorans from the commission paid by overseas Salvadorans when remitting money to the country.