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||TRA CR 1015/41
4 January 2021
Strategic Trade Controls Circular No. 1/2021
Air Transhipment Cargo Exemption Scheme
for Specified Strategic Commodities (SCTREX):
List of Valid Registrants (as at 1 January 2021)
The Trade and Industry Department implements the Air Transhipment Cargo Exemption Scheme for Specified Strategic Commodities (SCTREX) (referred below as “the Scheme”) to facilitate the air transhipment of specified strategic commodities through Hong Kong. Registrants under the Scheme are, subject to certain conditions, exempted from licensing requirements under the Import and Export Ordinance (Cap. 60) and the Import and Export (Strategic Commodities) Regulations (Cap. 60G) (referred below as “the Regulations”) in respect of air transhipment cargo of specified strategic commodities.
Scope of Exemption
2. The Scheme applies to airlines, ground handling agents and freight forwarders successfully registered and granted with a Certificate of Exemption by the Director-General of Trade and Industry.
3. The Scheme covers specified strategic commodities listed in Schedule 1 to the Regulations, except products listed in Schedule 2, which are air transhipment cargo handled by registrants under the Scheme and remain within the confines of the cargo transhipment area of the Hong Kong International Airport pending onward flights. The licensing requirements for the import and export of strategic commodities specified in Schedule 1 that are not on the air-to-air transhipment mode and those in Schedules 2, 3 and 4 of the Regulations are not affected by the Scheme. Transhipment of strategic commodities not granted exemption under the Scheme must be covered by valid import and export licence.
4. As at 1 January 2021, the following 19 companies are registered under the Scheme:
||CARGOLUX AIRLINES INTERNATIONAL S. A.
||HONG KONG AIR CARGO TERMINALS LIMITED
||CHINA AIRLINES LIMITED
||UPS PARCEL DELIVERY SERVICE LIMITED
||ASIA AIRFREIGHT TERMINAL COMPANY LIMITED
||JARDINE AIRPORT SERVICES LIMITED
||LINEHAUL EXPRESS (HK) LTD
||FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION
||KOREAN AIR LINES CO., LTD
||TNT EXPRESS WORLDWIDE (HK) LTD
||JAPAN AIRLINES CO., LTD
||GATEWAY GLOBAL LOGISTICS (HK) LIMITED
||DHL AVIATION (HONG KONG) LIMITED
||FEDERAL EXPRESS (HONG KONG) LIMITED
||EXPEDITORS HONG KONG LIMITED
||KINTETSU WORLD EXPRESS (HK) LIMITED
||CATHAY PACIFIC SERVICES LIMITED
||HONG KONG AIR CARGO INDUSTRY SERVICES LIMITED
||VANTEC HITACHI TRANSPORT SYSTEM (HONG KONG) LIMITED
5 . If you have any enquiry concerning the Scheme, please contact the following officers or send email to us at firstname.lastname@example.org .
|Name of Officer
|Ms S N CHOI
|Mr Daniel LEUNG
Strategic Trade Controls Branch
Trade and Industry Department