Posted on 05/04/2013 in category Legislation

Operation Green Fence in China - Update

Dear BIR Member,

Further to our news dated 2 April 2013 (also posted on our website) we would like to inform you that Operation Green Fence was set up merely to ensure the correct enforcement of existing legislation on waste imports by the customs authorities at all major ports of entry in China.

There is no new legislation.

BIR Members are requested to continue to abide by the former Chinese regulations as published on the BIR website (Members’ Area/Chinese Legislation).

See in particular BIR news dated 20 April 2010 on Customs Notice 21 and the explanatory documents.

A BIR Delegation has been invited by our US Member Association ISRI to a meeting with Chinese Officials during the ISRI Convention in Orlando next week.

Should BIR hear about any new developments in this respect, we will inform our members accordingly.