On August 28, the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Science and Technology adjusted and issued the "Catalogue of China's Export Prohibited and Restricted Technologies" (Announcement No. 38 of the Ministry of Commerce of the Ministry of Science and Technology of 2020, hereinafter referred to as the "Catalogue").
The adjustment of the "Catalogue" has successively solicited opinions from relevant departments, industry associations, industry academic circles and the public, involving a total of 53 technical items: one is to delete 4 technical items that are prohibited from export; the other is to delete 5 technologies that restrict exports. The third is to add 23 new technology items that restrict exports; the fourth is to modify the control points and technical parameters of the 21 technology items.
According to the "Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of Technology Import and Export", all technologies involved in the transfer of technology abroad, whether through trade, investment or other means, must strictly abide by the "Regulations of the People's Republic of China on the Administration of Technology Import and Export". For technology export, you must apply for a technology export license to the provincial commerce department, and only after obtaining approval can you conduct substantive negotiations and sign a technology export contract.