China Market Intelligence

June 13th, 2007

In the wake of international warnings regarding toothpaste and wheat gluten made in China, the PRC State Council last week publicized China's 11th Five-Year Plan (FYP, 2006-10) for Food and Drug Safety. The FYP broadly aims to better monitor food and pharmaceutical safety and clamp down on the production and sale of counterfeit and inferior foods and drugs and other related illegal activities.

Phase One Tracker

We are tracking over 150 commitments—several of which had never been offered before—on items ranging from market access to improving intellectual property rights protection and administrative reforms.