On January 8th, the China Publishers Association(中国出版工作者协会),the China Book Distribution Industry Association(中国书刊发行业协会)and the China Xinhua Bookstore Association(中国新华书店协会)(collectively the “Three Associations”) jointly published the “Book Fair Trade Rules” (“BFTR”). Its enactment generated widespread outcry at its suspected violation of China’s Anti-Monopoly Law (“AML”). BFTR became effective upon its release. Continue Reading Chinese Readers Upset Over No-Discount Rule