14 janvier 2022
Client alert | Foreign investment | China
On 27 December 2021, the National Development and Reform Commission ("NDRC") and Ministry of Commerce ("MOFCOM") jointly issued two updated negative lists for foreign investment: the Special Administrative Measures (Negative List) for Foreign Investment Access (2021 Edition) ("2021 National Negative List") and the Special Administrative Measures (Negative List) for Foreign Investment Access in Pilot Free Trade Zones (2021 Edition) ("2021 FTZ Negative List"; together with the 2021 National Negative List, the "2021 Negative Lists"), both went into effect on 1 January 2022. The 2021 Negative Lists further ease market access for foreign investment in more sectors, as well as optimize and improve China's foreign investment management regime.
This Client Alert highlights the key points of the 2021 Negative Lists and their potential impact on foreign investment in China.