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China’s Tough Cyber Rules Raise Risk of Infiltration, U.S. Business Group Says

Posted February 07, 2018

Under Economic Issues, International Trade Issues

(Wendy Wu – South China Morning Post)

The call from the US-China Business Council is part of a series of detailed recommendations to the Chinese government in response to its controversial cybersecurity law, which came into effect in June.

In a report released on Monday, the council said China should follow best international practice by opening access to cloud computing services, levelling the playing field in technology procurement and allowing foreign firms to send copies of data abroad for analysis and processing.

It suggested the government narrow the definition of national security and state secrets, and have a clear system for appeals against data export security reviews. Click here to read more.

Related: Updated Recommendations to Improve China’s Information Technology Environment (USCBC)