Enforcement of foreign judgments in China
Enforcement of foreign judgments in China

Enforcing Judgments in China While Litigation in Another Country/Region

Can I sue Chinese companies in a district court in California, U.S., or in Paris, France, and then enforce a judgment in China from those courts? Most likely, you don’t want to have to go so far away as to sue a Chinese company. You may just want to take your case in the court on your doorstep because you are more familiar with your home state.

Time and Expenses – Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in China

For the recognition or enforcement of foreign judgments in China, the average length of proceedings is 584 days, the court costs are no more than 1.35% of the amount in controversy or 500 CNY, and the attorney’s fees are, on average, 7.6% of the amount in controversy.