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A Brief Introduction of China International Commercial Court

From: CICC         Updated: 2018-06-28   

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,and  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.

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   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 CICC 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 

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The First International Commercial Court and the Second International Commercial Court of the 

Supreme People's Court Started to Operate Officially in June 29,2018


The Supreme People's Court Established the International Commercial Expert Committee 

First Group of 31 Chinese and Foreign Experts were Appointed as the Members of the Expert Committee


Second Group of 24 Experts were Appointed as the Members of the International Commercial Expert Committee in December 8, 2020


 The  Supreme People's  Court  held a China International Commercial Court International Commercial Expert Committee reappointment ceremony and seminar on cross-border dispute resolution on August 24, 2022

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*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.