I. From 1st of August, 2012, Export Enterprises won’t be Required to Go through the Formalities of Collection, Verification, Writing-off of Export Proceeds in Foreign Exchange
The State Administration of Foreign Exchange, the General Administration of Customs and the State Administration of Taxation jointly issued the Announcement on Reform concerning to Foreign Exchange Administration System of Goods Trade, and the reform will be implemented nationally on 1st of August, 2012. Reportedly, from 1st of December, 2012, the reform has been piloted in 7 provinces such as Jiangsu, Shandong, etc.. The reform covers the administration method including the cancellation of paper of collection, verification and writing-off of export proceeds, no need to go through the formalities of collection, verification and writing-off of export proceeds; implementation of dynamic sort management referring to classifying the enterprises into 3 sorts according to the compliance and the consistency of export and import of goods; and adjustment to declaration process for export, etc.. Meanwhile, the State Administration of Foreign Exchange has delivered new laws and regulations for administration of foreign exchange of goods trade to the local departments of foreign exchange and banks authorized to deal with foreign exchanges, accordingly the old documents are abolished.