China Imposed Tariffs On Refractory Materials Imported from US

- May 23, 2019-

China Imposed Tariffs On Refractory Materials Imported from US 

In response to the tariffs imposed by the US, Beijing announced its plans to impose tariffs on $60 billion worth of American products  since 1st, June, 2019. 

When it comes to refractories industry,  the new tariff policy refers to imported goods from the US including some important refractory raw materials. The detailed information is listed as follows.


Additional 10% tariff on refractory raw materials:


67 25041010 Natural flake graphite

68 25061000 Quartz

69 25070010 Kaolin

70 25081000 Bentonite

71 25085000 Andalusite, kyanite and silimanite

72 25086000 Mullite

73 25111000 Native sulfate of barium (Barite)

74 25120010 Diatomite

75 25132000 Corundum rock, natural corundum sand, natural garnet and other natural abrasives

80 25232900 Other portland cement

81 25239000 Other hydraulic cement

93 28100020 Boron

98 28181090 Other artificial corundum


Additional 20% tariff on refractory raw materials:


53 25083000 Fireclay

54 25084000 Other clay

 

Additional 25% tariff on refractory raw materials:


193 25041091 Spherical graphite

194 25049000 Other natural graphite

195 25059000 Other natural sand, whether colored or not

196 25062000 Quartzite

197 25070090 Kaolinic clay

218 25231000 Cement clinker

219 25233000 Bauxite cement

222 25280010 Natural borax and its concentrate, whether calcined or not

235 26151000 Zircon sand and its concentrate

262 28181010 Brown fused alumina

263 28182000 Alumina