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Accession of China to the TIR Convention, 1975


18 July 2016 

The Secretary-General of the United Nations, acting in his capacity as depositary, has issued the following depositary notification: 

C.N.503.2016.TREATIES-XIA.16 (also in French) of 15 July 2015, informing that on 5 July 2016 the Government of the People's Republic of China has deposited its instruments of accession to the TIR Convention, 1975. In accordance with its Article 53, paragraph 2, the Convention will enter into force for China on 5 January 2017. With the accession of China, the TIR Convention will have seventy Contracting Parties.