The question of whether a foreign judgment is capable of being enforced in China should be taken into account by all foreign investors who see China as a potential ground for expansion and development. The following should provide some clarity:

 

Article 126 of the Contract Law of the People’s Republic of China states:

 

"Parties to a contract with a foreign element may choose the law to apply to the handling of disputes, unless otherwise provided by law. If parties to a contract with a foreign element have not made a choice, the law of the State with the closest connection applies"
 

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