China is characterized as 1) A porcelain clay body, with up to one percent absorption, usually translucent; industry fires high to vitrification and glazes low; studio potters usually fire clay and glazes together to high temperatures by the traditional Asian method, or make low-fire porcelain by the European method. 2) Whiteware, vitreous and hard, sometimes translucent. 3) a general term used when discussing any kind of tableware.

see also:
"China" is in the NAICS Code "327111"
  (Vitreous China Plumbing Fixture and China and Earthenware Bathroom Accessories ManufacturingUrinals, vitreous china, manufacturing)


"China" is in the HS Code "4810"
  Paper And Paperboard, Coated On One Or Both Sides With Kaolin (China Clay) Or Other Inorganic Substa

Ref: 122515/2006-10-03


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