YES, as long as the transaction is for business purposes rather than for consumption purposes, as a local Chinese court rules in Yang v. Yucheng Huayu Machinery Manufacturing Co., Ltd. (2021).
International Civil Litigation in China
China's Supreme Court made a final judgment applying HCCH 1965 Service Convention to serve a Japanese litigant by post in 2019, under the situation where the government of Japan opposed to postal service but the Japanese litigant agreed to accept it.
China's Supreme Court issued the Guiding Opinions on the Service and Safeguard of the People's Court for the Further Opening-up in September 2020, indicating its readiness to participate in the global competition of the cross-border dispute resolution market.
Judge Shen Hongyu of China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) talked about the SPC's response to the COVID-19 pandemic in Nov. 2020, and introduced cross-border dispute resolution in the post-pandemic era.
Samming Intermediate Court in Fujian rendered a first-instance judgment on the case of returning the Buddha statue with the mummified body of Zhanggong Zushi.
The Chinese villages win a lawsuit in China to repatriate a Mummified Buddha Statue hold by a Dutch Collector
What Role has Private International Law Played?
In Chinese judicial practices, unless the jurisdictional clause clearly stipulates that is "non-exclusive", it is more likely that the agreement of jurisdiction would be deemed as "exclusive".
Not so easy to answer. China's Supreme Court Justice Song Jianli (宋建立) provides his views by discussing the possible impacts of the Convention on China.
China's Supreme Court Judge Gao Xiaoli (高晓力) gave a speech titled "Exploration and Innovation of the One-stop Diversified Settlement Mechanism of International Commercial Disputes of the Supreme People's Court" in November 2019.
China to Centralize Jurisdiction over International Cases, Starting from Hainan's Two Foreign-related Tribunals
Hainan's newly-established First and Second Foreign-related Civil and Commercial Tribunals marks China's first step towards a more centralized administration system on international cases.