China: China Releases Plant Variety Protection Regulations for Comment

  |   Attaché Report (GAIN)   |   CH2022-0127

On November 21, 2022, the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs of China (MARA) released the People's Republic of China Plant Variety Protection Regulations (Revised Draft for Comments) (Chinese) for public comment. This report provides an unofficial translation and comparison of the revised draft with the existing regulation. The original comparison in Chinese was provided by MARA. The comment period is open until December 22, 2022. U.S. stakeholders should submit comments either through the MARA website by following the instructions in this report or via email to

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