By Jonathan Grant, Wang Kaiding, Intan Eow and Boer Ma King & Wood Mallesons

In China’s push to create an open yet orderly economy, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has issued new rules on Chinese outbound investments, effective from 1 March 2018.

In an attempt to refine the rules following the Chinese government’s tightening of capital controls last year which affected the majority of Chinese outbound investments, the new Administrative Measures for Enterprise Outbound Investment (Regulation No.11) provide for clearer and more streamlined regulation of Chinese outbound investments, but also place more scrutiny on investments that may be contrary to China’s economic policies.  
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