The China International Commercial Court (CICC) is established by the Supreme People’s Court of China (SPC) to adjudicate international commercial cases. CICC’s objective is to try international commercial cases fairly and timely in accordance with the law, protect the lawful rights and interests of the Chinese and foreign parties equally, create a stable, fair, transparent, and convenient rule of law international business environment. The First International Commercial Court is situated in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, and the Second International Commercial Court in Xi'an, Shaanxi Province. The Fourth Civil Division of SPC is responsible for coordinating and guiding the two international commercial courts.
The First International Commercial Court The Second International Commercial Court
The CICC is a permanent adjudication organ established by the Supreme People’s Court to deal with international commercial disputes, and cases tried by the International Commercial Court shall be heard by a collegial panel consisting of three or more judges. The CICC practices the “First Instance being Final”. The judgments and rulings made by the CICC are final and binding on the parties and with legal effect.
The definition of "International Commercial Cases" of the CICC
*The original text is Chinese and has been translated into English for reference only. If there is any inconsistency or ambiguity between the Chinese version and the English version, the Chinese version shall prevail.