Posts Tagged ‘State Administration for Industry and Commerce’

Countdown Looms For BTCC’s Bitcoin Trading End

As BTCC enters its final week of Bitcoin trading operations, all eyes are on how the impact of the shutdown …


ICOs Are Dead In China As Chinese Government Nixes Cryptocurrencies

Seven Chinese regulatory bodies issued initial coin offering rules that totally ban the practice by cryptocurrency and Bitcoin wannabes. ICOs …


Chinese E-commerce Customer Complaints Up 174.4% In Q1 2015

Consumer complaints during the first quarter of 2015 for Internet shopping increased by 174.4% year-on-year to 24,100 cases, according to statistics published by State Administration for Industry and Commerce of China. The State Administration revealed that China’s nationwide industry and commerce administrative units received a total of 1.701 million consumer complaints, reports and inquiries in […]


Chinese Government Steps In To Regulate Internet Retail Services

China’s Ministry of Commerce has drafted the “Network Retailing Management Approach”, which will cover more than 40 guidance items surrounding e-commerce activities in China. The “Third-party Network Trading Platform Management Approach” is also expected to be launched at the end of 2012. In early 2012, Chen Deming, minister at the Ministry of Commerce, said during […]


SIPO Takes Special Measures For World Expo Intellectual Property Protection

Gan Shaoning, deputy director of the State Intellectual Property Office of China, has disclosed to local media that SIPO will provide two methods for intellectual property protection of the World Expo 2010.
According to Gan, the first relief channel is judiciary relief, that is, to protect the intellectual property rights of the World Expo through civil […]


Hanwang’s Registration Of “i-phone” Trademark Blocking iPhone’s Entry Into China

Adding another layer of confusion to Apple’s iPhone entry to China, a Chinese company is claiming that it owns the trademark rights for the iPhone smartphone.
According to Wang Hao, general manager for Beijing-based BSFD Intellectual Property Agency Limited, Apple’s iPhone can not enter the Chinese market, because Hanwang Technology previously registered the “i-phone” trademark, and […]


Taobao.com Accused Of Violating Chinese Consumers’ Internet Rights

Wang Hai, China’s famous consumer rights advocate, has submitted to a 3000-word report to both the Zhejiang Provincial Department for Industry and Commerce and the Consumer Rights and Interests Protection Department of China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce, accusing Chinese online auction website Taobao.com of infringing on consumers’ rights.
In his report, Wang listed five […]


China Launches Campaign Against Vulgar Websites

Seven Chinese government departments held a teleconference in Beijing today and announced that they would start a nationwide campaign to fight websites that spread pornography and vulgarity on the Chinese Internet.


Chinese Ministries Will Blacklist Online Transactions Of Banned Goods

Seven Chinese ministries, including the State Administration for Industry and Commerce and the Ministry of Commerce, have jointly issued a circular on strengthening the online transaction of goods banned by the government.