New CBEC Regulations to Come into Effect After the End of the Grace Period China has decided to improve existing policies on retail imports via cross-border e-commerce after the end of the Grace Period.

Excellent news for foreign businesses utilising cross-border e-commerce came last night (Nov 21, 2018) from China Premier, Li Keqiang, during a regular conference at The State Council. It was announced …

China Administration for Market Regulation’s “Three Decisions” Announcement Responsibilities of CFDA, SAIC and AQSIQ Remains Unchanged Prior to the “Three Decisions” Announcement

Public Announcement: To clarify, before the “Three Decisions” announcement from the China Administration for Market Regulation and the State Food and Drug Administration, the revision, approval, supervised inspections, quarantine inspections, …

Brief Interpretation of China’s New Food Safety Law With a focus on health food, infant formula, and FSMP industries

In December of 2015, the Chinese government released the New Food Safety Law in the wake of the past decade of food and product safety scandals. Consumers are so mistrustful …

Daigou Trade – China’s Last Unregulated Import Channel The pros and cons of importing through daigou traders

Knoppers, a German snack biscuit, is the most recent beneficiary of China’s daigou trade — Chinese shoppers who purchase foreign goods abroad to resell illegally in the mainland at cheaper …

Seminar on China’s New Food Safety Law for Citigroup Knudsen&Co September 2016 Presentation in Sydney & Melbourne

During 20. -22. September 2016, Citi Group invited KnudsenCRC to provide seminars on “The Chinese Food Safety Law” in Sydney and Melbourne, Australia. These seminars examined the substance, implications, and …

China’s New CBEC Regulation Grace Period Extended to the End of 2017 Implications for cosmetics, health food, and infant formula industries

As the Chinese government continues to tighten the regulations for food and cosmetic product safety, foreign companies should be aware of the significant market implications of the new Administrative Measure …