China’s 2017 Foreign Investment Catalogue: Liberalization, Control, and both

On 28 June 2017, China’s Ministry of Commerce released the long-expected Foreign Investment Industrial Guidance Catalogue (Amended in 2017) [《外商投资产业指导目录(2017年修订)》], which is the seventh revision of the catalogue, a positive list of economic sectors in which foreign investors are allowed to invest, with various degrees of restrictions and incentives.  Below are a few online discussions on the new catalogue: