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China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), Ministry of State Security (MSS), and State Taxation Administration (STA) have jointly published a notice, outlining plans to ease secondhand vehicle trading regulations in the country, as reported by Caixin on April 19. The new rules will start trial operations...

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker NIO [NIO:US] and state-owned oil enterprise Sinopec [SNP:US] signed a strategic collaboration agreement on April 15 to build EV battery swapping stations across the country, as reported by Caixin on April 16. NIO plans to accelerate the establishment of its...

Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) published on March 22 that it planned to add a clause to the Detailed Rules for the Implementation of the Tobacco Patent Sales Law, indicating that electronic cigarettes and other new tobacco products shall be subject to the...

State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) on April 10 announced administrative punishments on Alibaba [BABA:US] for the abuse of its dominant market position according to the Anti-Monopoly Law, as reported by Caixin on the same day. SAMR ordered Alibaba to stop its illegal acts and...

China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) started a public consultation on a draft regulation set for the entry administration of the domestic intelligent connected vehicle (ICV) industry, as reported by Caixin on April 8. The draft regulation clarifies the definition of ICVs, and...

China Central Television (CCTV) has removed the advertisements of online education enterprises from its platforms, amid the tightening of policy supervision in the domestic online education industry, as reported by Caixin on April 1. The trigger was that in mid-January, four institutions were exposed to...

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