October 18 2020

NPC Standing Committee Adopts Law on Export Control

Announcement by National People's Congress (NPC)

The Law on Export Control for the People's Republic of China was adopted on October 17, 2020 at the 22nd session of the Standing Committee of the 13th  National People's Congress, and will come into effect from December 1, 2020.

China may take countermeasures against any country or region that abuses export-control measures and poses a threat to China's national security and interests, according to the law.

The law has also made detailed provisions about export control list, temporary control and full control, export qualifications and export licensing mechanism, as well as end users and end use management.