China to adjust import tariffs for some products starting Jan. 1

Updated:Dec 23,2019 09:52 AM Xinhua

BEIJING, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- China will adjust import tariffs for a range of products starting Jan. 1, 2020 to promote high-quality development of trade, the Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council said Monday.

Approved by the State Council, the commission recently released a circular on the adjustments of import tariffs to implement the spirit of the 19th Communist Party of China (CPC) National Congress, the spirit of the second, third and fourth plenary sessions of the 19th CPC Central Committee, as well as the spirit of the Central Economic Work Conference.

The adjustments will be made to expand imports, promote the coordinated development of trade and environment, advance the high-quality development of the jointly building of the Belt and Road, the commission said.