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Government-affiliated agencies control preliminary development of land under new land reserve measures
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 26 2008

The Chinese central government issued a set of measures on the administration of land reserves in late 2007, which represent the Chinese government’s regulatory effort to establish a unified, government-backed, national land reserve system to reduce real estate developers’ capacities to engage in land speculation


Central government encourages efficient and intensive land use
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 26 2008

On January 3, 2008 the State Council issued the Circular of the State Council on Promoting Efficient and Intensive Land Use ( No.3 2008 of the State Council, the Circular


Farmland occupation tax rates up and exemptions for foreign-invested enterprises discontinued
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 26 2008

In the past few years, the Chinese government has heightened its legislative efforts to curb the decrease in farmland acreage


China further strengthens administration of consumer real estate loans
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 26 2008

In September 2007, the Chinese government issued the Circular on Strengthening the Administration of Commercial Real Estate Loans ( Circular 359) in order to cool the overheated real estate market


China updates the rules for land registration in order to keep pace with the Property Law
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 31 2008

The Measures for Land Registration (the Measures) went into effect in China on February 1, 2008, signifying a step by the Ministry of Land and Resources (the MLR) to implement the relevant provisions in the Property Law, which went into effect on October 1, 2007


Administrative measures for the Shanghai land-transaction market
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • June 30 2008

In order to regulate transactions involving state-owned land-use rights (Land Transactions) and to add transparency to the transaction process, the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government (the Shanghai Government) opened the Shanghai Land Exchange (the Exchange) on March 1, 2008


China’s property law: impact on the real estate sector
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • December 9 2008

China’s Law on Rights in Rem, which took effect on October 1, 2007, contains many important legislative innovations and sets forth a number of ground-breaking rules that have had a profound impact on China’s economy, particularly in the real estate sector


Amendments of Provisional Regulations on Urban Land Use Tax of PRC
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 27 2007

For the purpose of rationalizing the use of land in cities and towns, regulating the income differential on land, improving efficient use in use and strengthening land management, the State Council amended Provisional Regulations on Urban Land Use Tax ("the “New Regulations”


New rule to collect land value-added tax
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 27 2007

On December 28, 2006, the State Administration of Taxation (“SAT”) issued the Circular on the Relevant Issues Concerning the Settlement Management of Land Value-added Tax on Real Estate Development Enterprises 2006187, the “Circular 187”) for the purpose of further strengthening the settlement management of land value-added tax on real estate Development enterprises


China sets standards for minimum price for transfers of industrial land
  • Hogan Lovells
  • China
  • March 27 2007

As part of a drive to further strengthen the control and administration of industrial land and promote intensive utilization of land, the Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) issued the Circular on Distributing and Implementing the Standards for Minimum Price for Transfers of Industrial Land 2006307 ?, the “Circular 307”) on December 23, 2006, which came into force on January 1, 2007