In 2022, China’s Ministry of Justice dealt with a total of 1692 judicial assistance requests from foreign countries, among which 1,571 were related to the service of documents, and 121 were related to the evidence-taking and the recognition and enforcement of judgments.
Full texts of China's bilateral treaties on recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and other judicial assistance matters are now available. The information comes from the website of the PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The D.C. Circuit upheld the contempt orders against three Chinese banks on 30 July 2019. For Chinese banks, they have been frequently caught in a catch-22 since Gucci v. Weixing Li: violating Chinese laws to produce documents or be held in contempt for refusing discovery. To some extent, perhaps Chinese banks are going through the worst of times after their entry into the U.S. financial markets.
China's Ministry of Justice introduced the current situation of China's judicial assistance and the changes to be made.