FILE PHOTO: Plastic bags of Fentanyl are displayed on a desk on the U.S. Customs and Border Security region on the Global Mail Facility at O’Hare Global Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 29, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Lott/File Portray

BEIJING (Reuters) – China will add fentanyl-associated substances to a supplementary list of managed narcotic medication from Might also 1, the authorities said on Monday.

The inform became as soon as collectively issued by the Ministry of Public Security, the National Health fee and National Clinical Products Administration.

U.S. Alternate Advertising and marketing and marketing consultant Lighthizer said in March he would procure to encompass China’s commitments to curb fentanyl in any commerce settlement.

A senior China diplomat said in December China and the United States had agreed to motion within the tackle an eye fixed on of narcotics including fentanyl.

Reporting by Beijing Monitoring Desk; Editing by Sam Holmes