China to Relax Foreign Ownership Limits in Value-Added Telecommunication Services


China has launched a pilot program in specific regions to relax foreign ownership restrictions on certain value-added telecommunication services. The program aims to attract foreign investment and boost market activity.

China’s Draft Certification Standards for Cross-Border Personal Information Transfer (Updated)


China’s standards committee has begun soliciting feedback on standards for third-party agencies to certify companies for personal information export.

Cross-Border Data Transfer – New Measures Clarify Security Review Requirements


China has released long-awaited measures detailing requirements for security assessments for transferring data out of the country.

Standard Contract Measures for Personal Information Export Come into Force June 1, Additional Guidelines Released


The CAC has adopted measures for the streamlined “Standard Contract” procedure for exporting personal information. Here’s how it works.

Shanghai’s Lingang New Area Launches First Cross-Border Data Service Center to Facilitate Data Export


The new cross-border data service center will provide consulting services to companies in Shanghai and facilitate data export.

US-China Relations in the Biden Era: A Timeline


Timeline tracking key developments affecting US-China bilateral trade and business engagement under the Joe Biden administration.

China Releases Technical Standards Guiding the Classification of “Important” Data


A new set of data classification technical standards will help companies and regulators in China identify different types of data for regulatory compliance.

China Adopts New Regulations to Facilitate Cross-Border Data Flows 


Nre regulations from China’s cybersecurity regulator significantly facilitate cross-border data transfer processes for foreign companies by lowering compliance burdens.

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