certificate refers to the certification issued by the General
Admission of Quality Supervision, Inspection, and Quarantine of the
People’s Republic of China to foreign suppliers of scrap or waste
goods and materials. Before a foreign company can export waste goods
to China, it must first get AQSIQ certificate. This particular
license or certification is mandatory for foreign countries that
wish to trade with China in terms of waste goods exportation.
The importance of AQSIQ certificate:
AQSIQ certificate plays an important role in the trade of waste
materials for pre-shipment inspection. Undertaking the task of the
quality inspection is important for Chinese enterprise to purchase
the waste raw materials from overseas. Waste of raw materials such
as, waste plastics (PET/PP/PVC/ABS etc.), scrap metal (copper, iron,
aluminium, steel, etc.), mixed metal scrap (recovery of copper,
aluminum, iron and other metals), waste paper and so on.
In the trade of scrap material, goods only after passing quality
inspection by overseas Chinese commodity inspection agency with CCIC
seals can be shipped to China. Otherwise, the goods will not be
Before the enterprises receive AQSIQ certificate, they must be
rigorously scrutinised by AQSIQ of China. Therefore, to obtain the
certificate is to reflect the company strength on waste trade. In
the waste trade, Chinese companies would be willing to trade with
the overseas enterprises with AQSIQ certificate.