Entering the "golden nine", a number of policies and regulations related to the textile industry will be formally implemented. For example, the pilot project of cross-border e-commerce B2B export supervision was expanded; the United States required that goods originating in Hong Kong must be marked as "China"; 6 categories of export commodities were randomly inspected by the customs; Zhejiang made clear the rules and procedures for informing the undertaking of business license of enterprises involved Let's take stock of the specific content today.
1. Implementation of the regulations on the protection of payment for small and medium-sized enterprises
Li Keqiang, premier of the State Council, signed an order of the State Council to promulgate the regulations on guaranteeing the payment of funds for small and medium-sized enterprises, which will come into force on September 1, 2020. According to the regulations, when purchasing goods, projects and services from small and medium-sized enterprises, government organs and institutions shall pay within 30 days from the date of delivery of the goods, projects and services; if otherwise agreed in the contract, the longest term of payment shall not exceed 60 days. Government organs, institutions and large enterprises shall pay overdue interest if they delay to pay small and medium-sized enterprises. In case of serious default, the complaint handling department can incorporate the dishonest information into the national credit information sharing platform according to laws and regulations, and publicize it to the society through the enterprise credit information publicity system, and implement punishment for breach of credit according to law.
2. Zhejiang issued the administrative penalty discretion standard for ecological environment
The benchmark provisions published 26 special and 1 General discretionary tables. At the same time, it is stipulated that the cities with districts are allowed to adjust (increase or decrease) the amount of fines on the basis of the determination of the discretion table in combination with the actual economic development level, industry and scale. The adjustment range (increase or decrease amount) shall be within 10% of the legal maximum fine amount, and the adjusted amount shall not be less than or higher than the statutory fine amount.
3. Zhejiang has made clear the rules and procedures for informing commitment of business license of enterprises involved
The implementation measures of Zhejiang Province on notification and commitment of enterprise related business license will be implemented from September 1. The "measures" clarify the rules and procedures for notification and commitment of business license related enterprises, form a modern governance mode with open standards, fair rules, reasonable expectations, each performing its own duties, and credit supervision, so as to further improve the efficiency of administrative examination and approval, reduce the cost of market access, and innovate and strengthen the supervision in and after the event.
4. Zhejiang has defined new requirements for Internet advertising chaos
In view of the chaos of Internet advertising, the new "Regulations" specify new requirements. For example, Internet advertising agents and advertisement publishers should review the content related to the front-end advertisement in the next level of linked pages when reviewing the advertising content with link pages; the Internet information service provider should indicate the name of the advertisement publisher in its advertisement display page, and stop those who know or should know that there are illegal advertisements. Game advertisements shall not contain contents harmful to the physical and mental health of minors. Special provisions are also made for real estate advertisements, cosmetics advertisements, beauty advertisements, souvenir advertisements and collectibles advertisements. Any unit or individual can complain and report illegal advertisements through the unified administrative consultation and complaint reporting platform of the whole province.
5. Free towing of faulty vehicles on Zhejiang Expressway
The highway regulations of Zhejiang Province will come into effect on September 1. According to the regulations, for the fault vehicles and accident vehicles staying on the main line of expressways, the highway operators and managers shall timely and free drag and pull them to the temporary parking place outside the nearest exit, and the drivers and passengers shall cooperate. If the highway management organization or toll road operator or manager entrusts the maintenance unit to carry out highway maintenance, it shall select the qualified maintenance unit and sign the maintenance contract by means of bidding according to law. The competent departments of transportation of provinces and cities divided into districts shall strengthen the supervision and inspection of expressway maintenance work, and announce the level of highway conditions to the society at least once a year.
Category 6.6 export commodities are inspected by customs
On August 21, the General Administration of Customs issued announcement No. 95 of 2020 (notice on carrying out spot check and inspection of import and export commodities other than statutory inspection commodities in 2020), and decided to carry out spot check inspection on some import and export commodities except for statutory inspection commodities in 2020. The scope of spot check and inspection covers 28 categories of import and export commodities, including 22 categories of import commodities and 6 categories of export commodities. 1、 Import commodities: Children's wear, stationery, necktie, scarves, toilet, dishwasher, air purifier, printer, electric water heater, microcomputer, TV, monitor, garbage food processor, electromagnetic cooker, motor vehicle horn, motor vehicle reflex reflector, brake hose of motor car, automobile interior decoration, dyes, pigments, coloring materials, etc. 2、 Export products: imitation accessories, children's bicycles, children's scooters, electric baby carriages, plush toys, electric faucets, etc.
7. EU extends the policy of "suspending import tariff and value-added tax on medical materials"
At the request of Member States and the United Kingdom, the European Commission has decided to suspend the collection of tariffs and value-added taxes on medical supplies imported from third countries, according to the European Commission website on April 3. Relevant tax-free materials include protective products such as masks, virus detection kits, ventilators, and other medical equipment. The tax exemption period is from January 31, 2020 and is valid for six months. On July 27, the European Union amended its decision to suspend the collection of tariff and value-added tax on imported medical materials, extending the applicable period for three months to October 31.
8. The United States requires Hong Kong origin goods to be marked as "China"
The United States announced on August 11 that since September 25, goods originating in Hong Kong must be marked as "China" when exported to the United States, instead of being labeled "made in Hong Kong". According to the announcement of the federal government of the United States, the United States will give manufacturers a 45 day buffer period from the date of notification, which means that the policy will be formally implemented from September 25, 2020. It is worth noting that in the US 301 survey of trade remedy FAQs, it is currently described as "imports originating in Hong Kong or Macao are not subject to 301 additional tariff". According to the new regulations of September 25, if the origin of goods produced in Hong Kong is marked as "China", it may face the same 301 additional tariff.
9. Bangladesh can apply for ex gratia certificate of origin online
On August 18, the General Administration of Customs announced that since September 10, the "special preferential tariff treatment certificate of origin issuance system" will be pilot operated, which will open the online issuing function of preferential certificate of origin to visa agencies of Bangladesh, Niger, Ethiopia, Mozambique and East Timor, and the initial number of the certificate issued online is "e".
10. Re expansion of cross border e-commerce B2B export supervision pilot
On August 13, the General Administration of Customs announced that on the basis of pilot projects in various cities in the early stage, 12 customs directly under the jurisdiction of Shanghai Customs, Fuzhou Customs, Qingdao Customs, Jinan customs, Wuhan Customs, Changsha Customs, Gongbei Customs, Zhanjiang customs, Nanning customs, Chongqing customs, Chengdu Customs and Xi'an customs will be added to carry out B2B export supervision pilot projects of cross-border e-commerce.