A new national-level appeals court will improve IP protection for foreign businesses in China – especially for those in high-tech fields – from January 1, 2019.
Intellectual property protection in China remains a major concern for foreign businesses and a key target for establishment reforms. Get familiar with China’s laws.
The State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) is a new administrative body that subsumes the responsibilities held by various regulators and will oversee all manner of market controls in China.
China’s recent incentives to facilitate foreign investment in the country ties in with its ongoing structural economic reforms that have gained momentum since the trade war with the US.
Doing Business in China 2018-19 is designed to comprehensively guide new investors and established businesses in China with the most recent and relevant policy changes.
China’s new e-commerce law will come into effect in 2019, introducing stricter compliance requirements, IP protections, and consumer safeguards.
Guangdong has released a 10-point incentives plan to attract foreign investors – easing market access, strengthening IP, offering R&D support, among others.
Shanghai recently launched a new online platform to facilitate the business registration of foreign-invested enterprises in the city.