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Trade and Industry Department The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Brand Hong Kong - Asia world city

Commercial Information Circulars

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Ref. : EIC 631/2
EIC 631/2/5

15 March 2019

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 198/2019

The Mainland of China : Notice on Prohibition Against Manufacturing, Circulation, Use and Import and Export of Persistent Organic Pollutants Including Lindane

Eleven governmental organisations including the the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People's Republic of China promulgated on 4 March 2019 a notice on prohibition against manufacturing, circulation, use and import and export of persistent organic pollutants including lindane, which will take effect from 26 March 2019. Please refer to Appendix (pdf format) for the notice (available in Chinese only).


2.If you have any questions on the content of the document mentioned in this circular, please contact the issuing authority of the Mainland of China direct. For other questions on this circular, please contact Mainland Branch (I) (tel: 2398 5444) of the Department.

Yours faithfully,

(Miss Lydia MOK)
for Director-General of Trade and Industry

Note: While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the above information, the Department cannot guarantee this to be so and will not be held liable for any reliance placed on the same.