China’s National Health Commission (NHC) announced on December 26, 2022 that from January 8, 2023, the management of Covid-19 infections would be downgraded from severity category A to B.
China National Knowledge Infrastructure (CNKI), China’s biggest platform for sharing academic papers and theses, was slapped with a fine of 87.6 million yuan (US$12.9m) for monopoly on December 26, 2022, equal to 5 percent of CNKI’s domestic sales revenue in 2021.
China’s home-made regional jetliner the ARJ21 was delivered to TransNusa in Indonesia on December 18, 2022, the plane’s first entry to the overseas market.
China’s State Council has approved a 10-year national program on desertification, defining the protection objectives between 2021 and 2030.
At the end of 2022, China’s State Council released a document on establishing fundamental institutions for data management, covering data property rights, data exchange and transaction and data safety.
When the last set of units of China’s Baihetan Hydropower Station went into operation in late December 2022, China finished building a clean energy corridor on the Yangtze River.