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January 14, 2020

China’s second-generation financial credit reporting system may come online Jan 20

These second-generation credit reports are expected to incorporate some core social credit system data sets.


January 10, 2020

Central bank official Mu Changchun: “Credit reporting is not a super cop”

Mu published an important Caixin op-ed urging checks on the expansion of the social credit system (SCS).


December 20, 2019

State Council: grading system for China’s government services to be complete by end of 2020

The plan aims to tackle inefficiency and transparency and through the establishment of a “national integrated online government service platform”.


December 3, 2019

China lays new policy groundwork for domestic credit rating industry

The policy is also a critical component in the ongoing opening-up of China’s financial markets.


November 27, 2019

Health officials respond: Not donating blood will not negatively effect social credit

But they did double down on the inclusion of blood donation in the system overall.


November 25, 2019

In the news: Inclusion of blood donation in China’s social credit system sparks debate

A new policy raises questions about whether or not the inclusion of blood donation in social credit records extends the boundaries of the system beyond what is reasonable.


November 15, 2019

China’s market regulators toughen food safety rules

On November 12, Sun Meijun, deputy director of the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) briefed reporters on the the newly-revised implementation rules for the Food Safety Law (FSL). Some…


November 13, 2019

China’s tax bureau details social credit repair procedures for tax violations

The faster a company repairs their social credit tax records after a violation, the more complete the repair will be.


November 11, 2019

Ministry of Commerce: Foreign investor info to be rolled into the social credit system

The new requirements are designed to support the implementation of the Foreign Investment Law scheduled to take effect at the beginning of 2020.


November 2, 2019

New environmental impact assessment regulations for construction projects go into effect

The regulations include details on a new “National Unified Environmental Impact Credit Platform”, which will track acts of dishonesty in environmental impact reporting.


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