The new CIETAC Arbitration Rules came into effect on 1 January 2015 and follow the changes adopted in the arbitration rules of major institutions.  Key changes include the possibility of multi-contract arbitrations (Article 14), joinder of  additional parties (Article 18), consolidation of arbitrations (Article 19), recourse to an  emergency arbitrator (Article 23.2) and an increased threshold for summary procedure (amount in  dispute below USD 325).

For more information about the new CIETAC Arbitration Rules, click here.