Below are some SEMA-member products, corresponding government code
(harmonized system [HS]) and the tariff rates. Don’t see your product
here? Members can contact firstname.lastname@example.org to find out their tariff rates to export product to China.
SEMA recently interviewed a number of off-road shops throughout China—in
Hangzhou, Yunnan Province, Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen—about the
type of vehicles they are currently working on, how brand-aware are
their customers and typical customizations.
Sellers of accessories and performance products hailing from every
corner of the Chinese mainland who have registered for the
upcoming SEMA CIAPE China Business Development Conference have identified the products they wish to source from American manufacturers on their growing wish list.
It’s hard to miss news about the fast growth of China’s
passenger-vehicle market. Sales rose by 37% in 2010 to 11.9 million
units, according to J.D. Power and Associates. In the United States,
sales of light vehicles rose by 11% to 11.6 million units.
Bushwacker Inc. and SCT Performance are among those SEMA-member brands being actively promoted in China. SEMA China eNews—a
Chinese-language monthly SEMA publication being distributed to
thousands of distributors and retailers thoughout China—will feature
these two SEMA manufacturers as well as others interested in selling to
the largest automotive market in the world.
The Classic Vehicle Union of China (CVUC) has about 800 classic cars
among its 400 members, but that is bound to grow, figures CVUC
president Yang Li. There are up to 10,000 classic cars in China, he