This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-2B7WD9

Certification and testing of vehicle imports in China affecting UK exporters

in China

Trade barrier summary

This affects UK exporters of road vehicles to China. To obtain approval to export vehicles to China, vehicle manufacturers from overseas must conduct various tests and inspections. These procedures can sometimes pose challenges, including duplicating testing requirements by different government departments, mandatory in-country testing requirements, as well as unpredictable testing periods. Testing requirements at the local or regional level can also pose additional compliance costs.

Sectors affected

  • Automotive



Date reported

9 September 2020

Last updated

18 December 2020

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