各有关单位： To all units concerned,
Certain Measures for Facilitation of the Development of Parallel-import Automobiles in Shenzhen Municipality have been approved by Shenzhen Municipal People's Government and is hereby issued to you for your conscientious implementation. Any problem encountered in the process of implementation shall be directly reported to the Economy,Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality.
深圳市人民政府 Shenzhen Municipal People's Government
2021-11-29 November 5, 2018
Certain Measures for Facilitation of the Development of Parallel-import Automobiles in Shenzhen Municipality
For the purpose of promoting parallel import car pilot in Shenzhen and accelerating supply-side structural reform in auto industry, the Certain Measures for Facilitation of the Development of Parallel-import Automobiles in Shenzhen Municipality are formulated.
I. To Improve Supporting Facilities at the Ports
(I) To Facilitate Construction of Parking Lot for Imported Cars. Temporary parking lot for imported cars shall be set up within Port of Da Chan Bay Phase I to host 1,500 imported cars. (Units concerned: Bao'an District People's Government, Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, Transport Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Planning and Natural Resources Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, State-owned Assets Supervision and Management Commission of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government)
(II) To Improve Testing Facilities of Parallel-import Cars. The Shenzhen Government shall facilitate to set up "2 out of 10" testing laboratory for on-site testing of imported cars at local ports. Efforts should also be made to support construction of motor vehicle management service site, large-scale vehicle management service window and motor vehicle inspection site, thereby realizing nearest handling of parallel import car management business at the ports in Shenzhen. (Units concerned: Bao'an District People's Government, Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Planning and Natural Resources Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality)
II. To Intensify Financial Support
(III) To Foster and Amplify Major Players in Imported Car Market. The Shenzhen Government shall introduce multinational imported car enterprise headquarters, regional headquarters, settlement centers and larger automobile trading groups into Shenzhen, and strengthen investment promotion for enterprises engaging in overseas goods sources, ocean routes, automobile finance, components supply, after-sales service, warehousing and logistics, thereby realizing scale economy and building industrial clusters. The certification approaches for parallel-import car pilot enterprises shall be optimized. Functional areas, such as auto show transactions, financial services, components collection and distribution and cultural experience, shall also be built. (Units concerned: Invest Shenzhen, Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, Municipal Development and Reform Commission, Bao'an District People's Government, Office of Port of Entry and Exit of Shenzhen Municipal People's Government, Planning and Natural Resources Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Transport Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Shenzhen Municipal Financial Service Office)
(IV) To Lower Operating Costs of Parallel-import Car Enterprises. Enterprises engaging in parallel import of cars will be rewarded as per standards for each car. They will be funded as appropriate concerning allocation logistics, bonded warehousing costs, operating service charges, roll-on and roll-off transportation costs, documentary credit bill interest and L/C issuing charges. Enterprises shall be encouraged to apply for China Compulsory Certification independently (excl. facelift, upgrading and displacement certification), and therefore funded as appropriate upon approval. New after-sale repair platforms and refitting production lines should be given a boost. (Units concerned: Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, Finance Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality)
III. To Optimize Business Environment for Imported Cars
(V) To streamline customs clearance service. Shenzhen Government shall set up business counter at the customs center of the port of entry to provide "one-stop service" and "5 + 2" personalized appointment customs clearance services. Qualified imported car enterprises shall be supported in getting access to quick customs clearance services such as the pre-entry valuation. After entering the special customs supervision zone, the imported cars may undergo inspection, testing and spot-check certification. As a result, overall clearance time can be cut by one third, electronic transmission and checking of imported car declaration data can be realized relying on "One Counter" for international trade, and import clearance service will be more convenient. (Units concerned: Shenzhen Customs District, Office of Port of Entry and Exit of Shenzhen Municipal People's Government, Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality)
(VII) To Diversify Financial Services. Shenzhen Government shall strengthen the cooperation between banks and enterprises, bolster banking institutions to provide rational financial support for enterprises at a lower risk of exchange rate by means of financial services, such as customs guarantee, banking guarantee, future cargo pledge, warehouse receipts pledge and long-term settlement and sales of foreign exchange. To lower financing cost of car import enterprises, Export-Import Bank of China, China Development Bank, China Export & Credit Insurance Corporation and other policy-oriented financial institutions and commercial banks shall be guided to strengthen their cooperation with parallel-import car pilot enterprises or import-export trading enterprises. Qualified enterprises shall be encouraged to establish auto financial companies which will provide car loans and other financial services for individuals as well as car dealers. (Units concerned: Shenzhen Municipal Financial Service Office, Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality)
IV. To Improve the Comprehensive Security Mechanism
(VII) To Establish Pilot Working Mechanism. The Municipal Government shall establish a joint meeting system on parallel import car pilot under the charge of Municipal officials. Its members include Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality, Municipal Development and Reform Commission, Finance Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Transport Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Market Supervision and Regulation Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, Public Security Bureau of Shenzhen Municipality, State-owned Assets Supervision and Management Commission of Shenzhen Municipal People’s Government, Office of Port of Entry and Exit, Authority of Qianhai Shenzhen-Hong Kong Modern Service Industry Cooperation Zone of Shenzhen Municipality, Bao'an District People’s Government and Shenzhen Customs District. This joint meeting system seeks to address the difficulties and issues arising in the development course of parallel import car industry and provide comprehensive coordination services. The units concerned shall promulgate corresponding measures within half of a month after the implementation of these Measures.
(VIII) To Improve Industry Service Mechanism. Shenzhen Government shall advance establishment of industry association to serve as a bridge between industry institutions and government for better communication. The industry association will undertake to reflect enterpries' reasonable appeals timely and build a self-regulating system for enhanced self-management under the guidance of competent authorities.
(IX) The enterprises referred to in these Measures are registered in Shenzhen. Cars are required to be imported via the port of entry and exit of Shenzhen. The Economy, Trade and Information Commission of Shenzhen Municipality holds the right for interpretation of these Measures which came into effect from November 20, 2018 and remained in force for the next 3 years.