On April 28, 2021, the Ministry of Commerce of China (“MOFCOM”) released an updated version of Guiding Opinion of the Ministry of Commerce on the Establishment of Internal Compliance Mechanism for Export Controls on Exporters of Dual-Use Items (“Order No. 10”) which was first published in August 2007 (“Order No. 69”). As an implementing rule of the Export Control Law (“ECL”), Order No. 10 aims to provide companies with “guidance and reference” in their establishment or enhancement of internal export compliance programs (“ECP”) to promote compliance under China’s new export control regime.

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