A buyer who is purchasing from various suppliers in China via sea and even overland, asked me a few questions about the VAT system and how the VAT rebate is sorted out between the government, exporter and buyer.  Here are some highlights: Buyer:  I’d like to receiving data about size of VAT compensation based on…

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I’m negotiating with a Chinese manufacturer the conditions for products under HS code 843149200. What is VAT rebate for these types of products? Thanks in advance for your support. ANSWER: Thank you for your email. I have consulted with a Chinese customs official and can confirm that the VAT rebate rate for HS code 843149200 is…

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It was interesting to read your article: http://www.smartchinasourcing.com/negotiating/china-tax-understanding-the-china-vat-rebate.html Thank you for volunteering to clarify on VAT impact. Our company is an Electrical Engineering manufacturer of Switchgears in India. We are importing Porcelain Insulators and Aluminium Casting duly machined for use in Switchgear Industries under HS code 8538900000 – Copper Tungsten contacts… Can you please inform…

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Would you mind keeping me up to date on China’s VAT repeal on fasteners. My current US harmonized tariff codes are: 7318.16.0085, 7318.22.0000, 7318.15.2065, 7318.15.5090, 7318.23.0000, 7318.15.4000 Thank you. ANSWER: Dear Doug, The VAT rebate is 5% for all the HS codes above according to current VAT rebate schedule in China. Wishing you successful China…

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What is the current VAT refund rate in China for HS Code 854370? Would you expect the VAT refund rate to be stable or would you expect it to change? My company is considering assembling mechanical separator machinery in China both for the domestic Chinese market and for export out of China. Thanks for your…

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