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The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation
Circular of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation Concerning the Relevant Issues on Strengthening the Examination and Approval of Sugar Import for Processing Trade
WaiJingMaoGuanFa  No.154
March 15, 2000
Commissions (departments, bureaus) of foreral Government and municipalities separately listed on the State plan:
In order to carry out the instructions of the State Council on administration of sugar for use in processing trade, and in line with the Interim Measures for the Examination and Approval of Processing Trade (WaiJingMaoGuanFa  No.314, hereinafter referred to as No.314 document), the circular on strengthening the examination and approval of sugar import for processing trade is hereby publicized as follows:
The import of raw sugar for processing trade shall be approved by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation together with the State Bureau of Light Industry (see attached table for commodity code).
All kinds of companies engaged in processing trade with imported raw sugar as the raw material shall hand in relevant documents to the competent authority in charge of foreign trade and economic cooperation at provincial level in the light of the requirements of Document No. 314. After auditing, the provincial authority shall submit its report, the certificate of the throughput of the processing trade companies (the enterprises with foreign investment shall submit their annual inspection certificate), the import and export contracts and duplicated copy of the processing agreement, etc. to the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation and the State Bureau of Light Industry.
The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation audits the documents submitted by the provincial foreign trade and economic authority, and goes through procedures to give a written reply after taking into consideration of the opinions of the State Bureau of Light Industry.
The provincial authority in charge of foreign trade and economic cooperation signs and issues the certificate of approval to processing trade business against the written reply of the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation.
The provincial authority in charge of foreign trade and economic cooperation examines and approves the import of the granulated sugar and soft sugar for processing trade in accordance with the existing regulations.
The Circular enters into force on the date of issuance. Contracts with approved import of raw sugar, which has registered on the customs registration book, before the effective date of the Circular, can be executed till the termination of the contracts.
Catalogue of Controlled Imported Raw Sugar for Processing Trade (omitted)