Chinese Regulation

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New Chinese SPS Requirements for Food Imports in October

Last month, China's General Administration of Customs (GACC) published sanitary requirements for various food imports from countries in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central America, as China tries to boost agricultural imports.

Beijing Issues Draft, Facilitating Cross-Border Data Flows

Last week, Beijing issued a draft provision for cross-border data flows, potentially lowering the compliance cost for companies and waiving regulatory requirements for some data exports. The draft, however, is awaiting finalization, which could bring more changes.

Beijing Okays More Fruit Imports

In recent weeks, China's customs agency released sanitary requirements for fruit imports from Benin, Venezuela, Cambodia, and Zambia, as follow-ups to recent high-level meetings with the leaders of those countries.

Beijing Allows More Beef Imports, Sets Rules for Dairy Exports

Over the first half of September, China's customs agency made several announcements that will impact trade in beef and dairy products.

China Sanctions Two U.S. Defense Firms

Last week, Beijing announced that it will sanction two U.S. companies -- Northrop Grumman and a Lockheed Martin unit -- over their arms sales to Taiwan. But experts pointed out that what comes next as part of the sanctions is unclear at the moment.

Beijing Announces Ban on Japanese Aquatic Products

As Japan started discharging its treated radioactive water into the Pacific Ocean today, China’s General Administration of Customs (GACC) announced that it is banning all imports of aquatic products from Japan.

Beijing Suspends Mango Imports from Taiwan

Today, China's Customs agency announced that it would suspend mango imports from Taiwan, citing pest concerns. This is the same justification previously offered by Beijing for bans on Taiwanese sugar apples and wax apples, although the ban on sugar apples has been lifted.
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