China has rolled out preferential policies on tax, finance, social security, subsidies, and rent reduction to help SMEs affected by the coronavirus outbreak.
New measures support technology import-exports, reduce import tariffs, and more channels of financial assistance for foreign trading businesses.
We discuss whether disruption caused during the coronavirus constitutes “force majeure” and, if so, will the breach of contract incur liabilities under law.
The 2019 amendments to China’s Trademark Law strengthen trademark protections, aggressively targeting bad faith applications and penalizing infringement.
New rules detailing the recall obligations of producers and sellers of consumer products in China came into effect January 1, 2020.
China’s State Council has approved the establishment of 24 pilot cross-border e-commerce zones, which are expected to trial new policies and tax breaks.
The US products subject to retaliatory tariffs imposed by China as of July 6, 2018, can claim for exclusion from the tariffs.
China investors should note that access to industries has widened as the 2019 Market Access Negative List liberalized more sectors.