China ECAs - Implementation Scheme dated 30 November 2018
At the end of last year, the Association issued a circular by our Chinese correspondents relating to the above; Circular Ref No PNI1816. Reference was made therein to the Chinese Ministry of Transport’s (MOT) new regulations.
The MOT has now published an English translation of its implementation scheme on its official website. If Members have any questions relating to the same, your usual contact at the Club would be pleased to assist.
Implementation Plan on China ECA 2018 - Official English Translation (1 MB)
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