On September 4, 2015, the MOEAIC announced the amendment of the “List of Forbidden Manufactured Products From Investments or Technological Cooperation in Mainland Area”.  Restrictions on establishing, acquiring or investing in wafer fabrication facilities in China have been loosened to allow for facilities manufacturing wafers not exceeding 12 inches, provided that the number of newly-established facilities is limited in principle to three, and that the number of acquired or newly-invested facilities are not limited.