China Securities Regulatory Commission

The expansion would include Shenzhen Stock Exchange and potentially European stock exchanges, and would permit overseas issuers to raise capital in China through CDR listings.

By Chris Horton, James Inness, Anna Ngo, Terris Tang, Cathy Yeung, and Johannes Poon

On 17 December 2021, the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) launched a consultation that proposes a major expansion to the scope of the Shanghai London Stock Connect programme. The Stock Connect currently allows eligible companies listed on the Shanghai Stock Exchange or the London Stock Exchange to list depositary receipts on the other exchange that can be traded under local rules in the local time zone.