China issues new rule on release of financial information by foreign agencies
GOV.cn Thursday, April 30, 2009

China's State Council Information Office, the Ministry of Commerce, and State Administration for Industry and Commerce on Thursday issued a regulation on the release of financial information in China by foreign organizations.

The regulation aimed to enhance service and management of foreign organizations that release financial information in China, to better meet the demands of Chinese subscribers for such information, and to boost the financial information service industry in a healthy and orderly manner, said an official with the State Council Information Office.

The Office is the authorized administration for the approval of the release of financial information in China by foreign organizations, according to a State Council notice issued on Jan. 29.

The new regulation covers the approval, investment, supervision and legal responsibilities of foreign organizations that release financial information in China.

The regulation will take effect from June 1.

Editor: Fang Yang
Source: Xinhua