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China: No Foreign On-Site Export Control Investigation

(Nov. 2, 2007) On September 11, 2007, China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) issued a public announcement to reiterate that without the MOC's approval, "no enterprise or public institution registered in China shall promise to accept or accept any on-site interview or investigation concerning export control carried out by representatives of foreign governments." (Public Announcement No. 60 of 2007 of the Ministry of Commerce, iSinoLaw online subscription database, ID No. 76687;77205 – 10028245; Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo Shangwu Bu gonggao 2007 nian di 60 hao, MOC Web site, Sept. 12, 2007; Announcement No.60, 2007 of Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China, MOC Foreign Economic Cooperation Web site, Sept. 13, 2007.)