China and the WIPO signed a memorandum of understanding, placing particular emphasis on the use of Madrid System.

According to statistics, China ranked sixth in 2015 in terms of the number of applications filed under the Madrid System, with 2,321 applications filed by Chinese applicants.

"In the future, we'll continue to encourage Chinese enterprises to use trademarks in their 'Go Global' strategy, strengthen the promotion, training and consultancy of the Madrid System, and carry out universal education on international registration of trademarks," said SAIC minister Zhang Mao. 0512_1268875.html