Foreign Investment Law

Foreign Investment Law of the People’s Republic of China

[CURRENT TEXT: not yet enacted]

  • Status: Pending
  • Laws to be abolished
    • Chinese-Foreign Equity Joint Ventures Law [中外合资经营企业法]
    • Wholly Foreign-Owned Enterprises Law [外资企业法]
    • Chinese-Foreign Contractual Joint Ventures Law [中外合作经营企业法]
  • Legislative body (Vote): NPCSC (TBD)
  • Drafter & Submitter: State Council
  • Legislative Plans
    • Five-year: 12th NPCSC Category II, 13th NPCSC Category I
    • Annual: 2015 (preparatory), 2016 (preparatory), 2018
  • Legislative History & Texts
    • NPCSC deliberation – 1st round: December 2018 (draft TBR)
    • State Council solicitation of public comments: January 2015 (Chinese, English)
  • Legislative Records: TBR
  • Press Conference: TBD

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