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New Directory: Registration of Health Food Products in China

New Directory: Registration of Health Food Products in China

With improved living standards in urban cities and a heightened belief that vitamins contribute to better health, Chinese urbanites have been showing a greater demand for nutritional supplements in recent years. More reasons

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Delegation of CNCA Visited Israeli Ministry of Economy

A delegation from the Certification and Accreditation of China (CNCA) headed by the Deputy Director General Madam Bo Yumin visited the Ministry of Economy (MOE) of Israel from 24th to 26th Feb. The

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China’s Legislature Adopts Amendment to Trademark Law

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The Standing Committee of National Peoples Congress adopted an amendment to Trademark Law that further facilitate trademark applications, safeguard a fair competitive market order and strengthen protections to exclusive trademark rights. The

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China Makes Significant Amendment to New Cosmetic Ingredients Registration

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On 23 Jan 2014, CFDA announced the draft release concerning amendments made to registration of new cosmetic ingredients (NCIs) in China. The new regulation if passed successfully will have significant implications for

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Organic Food Sees a Pickup in Sales in China

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With more big-name businessmen in China tapping into the organic food market, including this country’s richest man Wang Jianlin who has recently built an organic food farm in outskirt of Beijing, organic

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China Drafts a Consolidated List of 8641 Existing Cosmetic Ingredients (IECIC 2014)

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On 21 Jan 2014, CFDA opened for public consultation a consolidated list of 8641 cosmetic ingredients that have already been used in approved cosmetic products in China, namely the Inventory of Existing

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NHFPC Issues National Standards for Foods for Special Medical Purposes and Special Dietary Uses

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  On Jan. 10, 2014, NHFPC promulgated four new national food safety standards including General Standard for the Labeling of Prepackaged Foods for Special Dietary Uses (GB13432-2013). These national standards are mainly related to the

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Garnier to Withdraw from Chinese Market

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The Chinese cosmetics market is proving a decidedly tough nut to crack for European and American interests with news that another major investor is closing up shop. L’Oreal has decided to withdraw

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Parent of China P2P Lender Raises $130m

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Beijing Renren Youxin Investment Co Ltd, which runs the leading peer-to-peer (P2P) lender Renrendai.com, on Thursday said it has raised $130 million from the first round of financing. The investment was made

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Shanghai Adjusts Supervision of Cosmetics Production

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As previously reported, the former supervisory system placed cosmetics production under the dual regulation of both CFDA and AQSIQ. A cosmetics manufacturer in China was required to not only obtain a Hygiene

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