Ammonium sulfate and other fertilizer exports can be exempted

AQSIQ and General Administration of Customs announced that as of February 1, 2018, no exit inspection and quarantine will be conducted on 94 customs commodities. Fertilizer products related to ammonium sulfate, diammonium phosphate (within quotas and quotas), potassium chloride, magnesium sulfate, zinc sulfate and ferrous sulfate. The above-mentioned fertilizer products to carry out inspection and quarantine of entry and exit 10 years, this simplifies the fertilizer export procedures.

Data show that from January to December 2017, China exported 6.4 million tons of dibasic ammonium phosphate, down 5.8% from a year earlier; 230,000 tons of potassium chloride were exported, down 20.6% from a year earlier.

Export-oriented inspection and quarantine will no longer be conducted for magnesium sulfate, ferrous sulfate, zinc sulfate, other potassium chloride, ammonium sulfate, diammonium phosphate (within quota) and diammonium phosphate (quota) Simplify procedures and reduce costs. Eliminating the need to go through customs formalities such as exit of goods, so that exports more peace of mind. At the same time, each ton of fertilizer to reduce the intermediate agent and the cost of about 10 yuan.

Will this move to promote fertilizer exports? The head of the relevant business of a large-scale enterprise said that the enthusiasm of enterprises for exporting fertilizers mainly depends on the supply and demand of the domestic and foreign markets, which has little effect on the export of fertilizers.

After being exempted from exit inspection and quarantine, the fertilizer production enterprises should also strengthen self-inspection on product quality and quantity. The Implementing Regulations of the Law of the People’s Republic of China on Import and Export Commodities stipulate that random inspection and quarantine inspection shall be conducted on import and export commodities other than statutory inspection and entry-exit inspection and quarantine agencies. Where a random inspection fails, the technical inspection may be carried out under the supervision of an exit and entry inspection and quarantine agency. After reexamination, those who pass the inspection shall be allowed to export. If they are unable to carry out any technical treatment or technical inspection, they will not be reexamined and shall not be allowed to export.

Fertilizer with potassium nitrate, other animal and plant fertilizers without chemical treatment, chemical treatment of other animal and plant fertilizers, chemical-treated animal-derived ingredients (such as manure, feathers, etc.) Animal and plant fertilizers and other exports still need exit Inspection and Quarantine .

The exemption fertilizer products from May 15, 2007 implementation of entry-exit inspection and quarantine, lasted 10 years.

In addition, according to the Notice on Clearing a Number of Policies Concerning Administrative Business Fees, Cai Shui [2017] No. 20, effective from April 1, 2017, the QA department has stopped the entry-exit inspection and quarantine fee.