departure, travelers must fill in Exit Registration Cards and have their passports
and visas checked. All articles you have declared on the Customs Luggage Declaration
Form upon arrival should be brought out of China. If any item is missing, a certificate
by the relevant department is required or else a certain amount of import duty
would be charged on it. All the articles detained by the customs upon your arrival,
except those are already rotted or out of date, could be gotten back.
there are two channels for your choice. Anyone matches condition listed as followings
should take the red channel:
taking with antiques, valuable articles and samples
taking with the articles that were required to take out of China when entering.
the amount of sliver, gold and currency you take exceeds that you has declared
the articles you taking go beyond the limitation (in amount or sum) of the customs
Restrictions on some exporting articles:
earlier than 1795, ancient paintings and calligraphy as well as some modern ones
are forbidden to export.
of the antique is required on departure. All the antiques you brought in China
should bear a red seal, otherwise they would be confiscated by the customs without
Gold and Silver
receipt should be presented to the customs when you prepare to export some gold
or silver ornaments you bought in China.
C.Traditional Chinese Medicinal Materials
those who go abroad, the total value of Chinese medicinal materials should be
less than RMB 300 yuan; to those heading for Hong Kong and Macau, the upper limit
is RMB 150 yuan.
Medicinal materials made from rare animal, such as muskiness,
antler, leopard and tiger bone, rhinoceros horn and elephant skin, are restricted
or forbidden to export.
Note: The value of these materials is based on the
purchase receipt you got from the store.
Travelers who want to convert Renminbi (RMB) back to foreign currency at the airport
before leaving China will be required to show the exchange slip provided when
they exchanged foreign currency into RMB on arrival or at banks. The total amount
of currency each people could take out is less than RMB 6000 yuan.
are some items which are forbidden to export:
the articles which are forbidden to import
cultural relics and rare books relating to Chinese history, culture, and art
animals, plants and their seeds
materials, films, tapes, photos and others that are related to state secrets