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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

24-hour hotline : 23 922 922

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Ref. : EIC 631/2

27 November 2020

Dear Sirs,

Commercial Information Circular No. 855/2020

The Mainland of China : "Notice on Matters Related to the Full Prohibition Against Import of Solid Waste"

Four governmental organisations including the Ministry of Ecology and Environment of the People's Republic of China promulgated on 24 November 2020 the "Notice on Matters Related to the Full Prohibition Against Import of Solid Waste", which will take effect from 1 January 2021. 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 Rowena LUI)
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.