This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-B8D5JB

Ban on foreign ownership of Chinese TV production companies

in China

Trade barrier summary

Foreign ownership of TV production companies is not permitted under Chinese regulations. This limits the ability of UK television companies to produce content in the Chinese market.

Sectors affected

  • Creative industries



Date reported

6 September 2019

Last updated

18 December 2020

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