JT/T 617 Revisited After 10 Months: A Cornerstone of China’s Regulatory Framework for Road Transport of Dangerous GoodsTakehome: Following the release of JT/T 617 regulations in November last year, several official documents and standards have been devised or revised with the series as a reference. The Provisions on the Administration of the
- Takehome: China has made great institutional efforts to ensure safe road transport of dangerous goods. The Measures for Safety Administration of Road Transport of Dangerous Goods is expected to be published soon and take
- Takehome: On 11th July, MEM released the revised Administrative Measures on Emergency Response Plan for Workplace Accidents. Amendments have been made to adapt the Measures to the current online service system.
- China will roll out a new expedited customs clearance system based on a 2-step process in which goods can be quickly cleared after approval of basic customs declaration documents.
- Takehome: China MOT released the new draft of Regulations on the Management of Domestic Waterway Transport. Some provisions involving dangerous goods transport were added.
- Takehome: Zhejiang released a notice mandating that hazardous chemical transport vehicles will be prohibited from driving on the highways within the province from 0 a.m. to 6 a.m.
China MOT Consults on Program for Management of Atmospheric Tank Vehicles for Transporting Liquid Dangerous GoodsOn July 5, 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) released a notice to seek feedback on the Program for Management of Atmospheric Tank Vehicles for Transporting Liquid Dangerous Goods. The public
- Takehome:The road transport of dangerous goods has been a major focus of Chinese policymakers ever since the implementation of China ADR, JT/T617 series in Dec, 2018. The government subsequently published a notice and draft
- On Feb 25, Mr. Yu Xingyuan, the chief of freight and logistics management in MOT, made a speech regarding the “regulations and supervisions in dangerous goods road transport in China” during the “Sino-German Dangerous Goods
China Consults on Third Draft of Measures for the Safety Administration of Road Transport of Dangerous GoodsOn February 15, 2019, the Chinese Ministry of Transport (MOT) published the third draft of Measures for the Safety Administration of Road Transport of Dangerous Goods for public consultation.
- China MOT issued 11 transport industry standards, made revisions to JT/T 999-2015, and repealed 4 other industry standards at the same time.
Exemption Criteria under China Road Transport of Dangerous Goods Regulations - JT/T617-2018： Small QuantityChina’s new RTDG regulation JT/T617-2018 adds exemptions for dangerous goods transport in the general provision which will reduce the compliance obligations and financial burdens for relevant stakeholders. Although it doesn’t
- During CRAC 2018, REACH24H Group invited Mr. Chan (former MOT official) to share his opinion and suggestion on the transport and use of small packages of dangerous goods.
- On 6 September 2018, China MOT officially published the Regulation on Road Transportation of Dangerous Goods (JT/T 617).
- On 1 August 2018, MOT published the standard Safety technical specifications for a commercial vehicle carrying dangerous goods (危险货物道路运输营运车辆安全技术条件) for public feedback. The consultation will close on 20 Aug 2018.
- In 2017, China witnessed 10% annual growth in hazardous chemical transportation with an overall volume exceeding 1.6 billion tons. More rapid growth is being hindered by insufficient railway capacity, insufficient storage, and