China

Convention of 18 March 1970 on the Taking of Evidence Abroad in Civil or Commercial Matters

Accession accepted by / Entry into force between China and Date of acceptance Entry into force
Albania 14-XII-2010
Andorra 6-I-2018
Argentina 6-I-2000 6-III-2000
Armenia 15-I-2017
Australia 20-VII-1999 18-IX-1999
Belarus 25-VIII-2003
Bosnia and Herzegovina 27-III-2009
Brazil 26-VIII-2014
Bulgaria 25-VIII-2003
Colombia 15-I-2017
Costa Rica 30-X-2016
Croatia 27-III-2010
Cyprus 31-V-2006 30-VII-2006
Czech Republic 27-II-1998 28-IV-1998
Denmark 7-VII-1999 5-IX-1999
Estonia 14-XII-2001 12-II-2002
Finland 24-IV-1998 23-VI-1998
France 6-I-1999 7-III-1999
Germany 7-V-1998 6-VII-1998
Greece 29-IX-2005 28-XI-2005
Hungary 15-I-2017
Iceland 15-I-2017
India 15-I-2017
Israel 13-III-1998 12-V-1998
Italy 17-VI-1998 16-VIII-1998
Kazakhstan 17-XI-2017
Kuwait 25-VIII-2003
Latvia 28-VII-2004 26-IX-2004
Liechtenstein 15-I-2017
Lithuania 25-VIII-2003
Luxembourg 10-II-1998 11-IV-1998
Malta 31-I-2012
Mexico 6-VIII-2013 5-X-2013
Monaco 5-I-2009 6-III-2009
Montenegro 15-I-2017
Morocco 31-I-2012
Netherlands 6-II-1998 7-IV-1998
Nicaragua 19-X-2019
North Macedonia 20-IX-2009
Norway 23-VIII-1999 22-X-1999
Poland 6-IV-1998 5-VI-1998
Portugal 12-X-2001 11-XII-2001
Republic of Korea 16-VII-2010
Romania 16-X-2005
Russian Federation 25-VIII-2003
Serbia 8-I-2011
Seychelles 15-I-2017
Slovakia 6-VII-1998 4-IX-1998
Slovenia 25-VIII-2003
South Africa 24-XI-1998
Spain 20-VII-1999 18-IX-1999
Sri Lanka 25-VIII-2003
Sweden 16-V-2002 15-VII-2002
Switzerland 11-I-2002 12-III-2002
Türkiye 15-I-2010 16-III-2010
Ukraine 25-VIII-2003
United States of America 24-VI-1998 23-VIII-1998
Viet Nam 29-VI-2020

Albania

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Albania on 15 October 2010)

Andorra

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Andorra on 7 November 2017)

Armenia

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Armenia on 16 November 2016)

Belarus

(China had accepted Belarus' accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

Bosnia and Herzegovina

(the P.R. of China has accepted the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina on 26 January 2009)

Brazil

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Brazil on 27 June 2014)

Bulgaria

(China had accepted Bulgaria's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

Colombia

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Colombia on 16 November 2016)

Costa Rica

(China had accepted Costa Rica's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 31 August 2016)

Croatia

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Croatia on 26 January 2010)

Hungary

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Hungary on 16 November 2016)

Iceland

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Iceland on 16 November 2016)

India

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of India on 16 November 2016)

Kazakhstan

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Kazakhstan on 18 September 2017)

Kuwait

(China had accepted Kuwait's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

Liechtenstein

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Liechtenstein on 16 November 2016)

Lithuania

(China had accepted Lithuania's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

Malta

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Malta on 2 December 2011)

Montenegro

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Montenegro on 16 November 2016)

Morocco

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Morocco on 2 December 2011)

Netherlands

(for the Kingdom in Europe and Aruba)

Nicaragua

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Nicaragua on 20 August 2019)

North Macedonia

(the P.R. of China accepted - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - the accession of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on 22 July 2009)

Republic of Korea

(The Government of the People’s Republic of China declares for the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao, acceptance of the accession of the Republic of Korea on 17 May 2010)

Romania

(China accepted Romania's accession on 17 August 2005, on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao)

Russian Federation

(China had accepted the Russian Federation's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

Serbia

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Serbia on 9 November 2010)

Seychelles

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of the Seychelles on 16 November 2016)

Slovenia

(China had accepted Slovenia's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

South Africa

(The Government of the People's Republic of China represents the Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region to declare its acceptance of the accession of South Africa on 25 September 1998.)

Sri Lanka

(China had accepted Sri Lanka's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

Ukraine

(China had accepted Ukraine's accession - also on behalf of the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - on 26 June 2003)

Viet Nam

(the P.R. of China - including the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao - accepted the accession of Viet Nam on 30 April 2020)