Login

Reload

Remember me Forgot it?

Not a subscriber?

Click on the button below to create your account and get immediate access to Xinhua Silk Road Database.

Start a Free Trial

Subscribe

Belt & Road Weekly Subscription Form

Research Report

The full edition of the report is available at Xinhua Silk Road Database. You can click the “Table of Content” to have a general understanding of it.

Click on the button below to create your account and get immediate access to thousands of articles.

Start a Free Trial

Policy & Politics

HOME > Policy & Politics


China to further ease foreign investment restrictions

December 6, 2018


Abstract : China has intensified efforts to implement policies designed to ease foreign investment restrictions and improve the business environment, Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily reported Thursday.

中国经济

BEIJING, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) -- China has intensified efforts to implement policies designed to ease foreign investment restrictions and improve the business environment, Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily reported Thursday.

Authorities have started to clear up restrictive regulations on foreign investment that go beyond the official negative list, the newspaper reported.

Gao Feng, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Commerce (MOC), said the ministry will work with other departments to go through relevant regulations in various sectors and finish their revision or abolition by the end of 2019.

By the end of March 2019, China will lift all barriers to foreign investments not included on the negative list and launch a special inspection to ensure foreign investors are treated fairly in the process of government procurement, financial support and qualification, MOC official Tang Wenhong told a press conference earlier in November.

To improve investment and the business environment, provide legal protection for foreign investors and further facilitate opening-up, the country will speed up the unification of regulations on domestic and foreign investment, Tang said.

By the end of this year, provincial authorities will establish and improve mechanisms to handle complaints from foreign businesses, the newspaper said.


Related Coverage

Focus

Think Tank

  • EU plan won't stop Chinese investment

    December 6, 2018

    Once the final mechanism of the screening framework comes into force, the EU...

  • 5G more deserving of investment than transportation

    December 6, 2018

    while improving traditional transportation infrastructure, the central gover...

  • On way to becoming a world-class city cluster

    December 5, 2018

    As Beijing's non-capital functions are shifted to Xiongan, the rapid develop...

  • FTZ to further deepen reform and opening-up

    December 5, 2018

    As China accelerates the pace of its opening-up, the number of and scales of...

  • Ask Us A Question

    If you have any questions, please enter them in the box below.

    Reload

    Write to Us

    Do you want to be a contributor to Xinhua Silk Road and tell us your Belt & Road story? Send your articles to silkroadweekly@xinhua.org and share your stories with more people.

    Click on the button below to create your account and get imhttp://img.silkroad.news.cn/templates/silkroad/en2017te access to thousands of articles.

    Start a Free Trial