Tag Archives: Catalog

FOREIGN INVESTMENT CATALOG – 6th REVISION
Mar. to Jun. 2015 China Bulletin

The 6th revision of the Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalog (Catalog) became effective April 10, 2015, replacing the 2011 5th revision.  All versions of the Catalog have served to regulate the inflow of foreign investment into China.  The 2015 Catalog does not adopt a negative list, as implemented in the free trade zones, but it substantially reduces the number of industries in the restricted category, Continue reading

DRAFT TELECOM BUSINESS CLASSIFICATION CATALOG
June-July China Bulletin

The Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) issued a new draft Telecommunications Services Classification Catalog (Catalog) for public comment through June 24, 2013. The Catalog lists and classifies the kinds of services for which an operations license is required in China and also divides telecom services into two main categories: basic telecom services, including telecom infrastructure, and value-added telecom services (VATS), which include services other than infrastructure, such as most Internet-related services. It further divides each main category into Type I and Type II services. Continue reading

CENTRAL & WESTERN CHINA – FOREIGN INVESTMENT CATALOG
April-May China Bulletin

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued the revised Encouraged Foreign Investment Project Catalog for Central and Western China (Central & Western Catalog).  The revised Catalog, which became effective June 10, 2013, provides favorable policies and incentives to 500 manufacturing and labor-intensive industries and service sectors that are located in the central and western provinces of China and Hainan Island.  It expands the types of eligible foreign investment being encouraged, and adds over 170 additional key target sectors. Continue reading