CAC to relax security checks for certain data exports

02/10/2023 | Reuters

China is considering relaxing some of its data export rules, which could provide relief to both foreign and Chinese companies trading overseas. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has proposed waiving data export security assessments for activities like international trade, cross-border manufacturing, and marketing that do not contain personal information or important data. The move could also eliminate the need for data export security assessments in certain circumstances, including cross-border shopping, hotel reservations, visa processing activities, and employment purposes.

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