ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Feb 2011
In February 2011, the government of China announced changed rules for foreign investors.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
General Office of the State Council. (2011). Circular of the General Office of the State Council on the Establishment of Security Review System Regarding Merger and Acquisition of Domestic Enterprises by Foreign Investors. Available at http://www.fdi.gov.cn/pub/FDI_EN/Laws/GeneralLawsandRegulations/MinisterialRulings/P020110222352839068480.pdf
On 3 February 2011, the government of China announced the formation of a ministerial committee to evaluate mergers and acquisitions with respect to the national interest. Foreign investment maybe rejected on grounds of national interest or national security reasons in enumerated industries.
These industries are: