China Sets Threshold for 3G Mobile Phone Makers
From Forbes.com: China Sets Threshold for 3G Mobile Phone Makers
"China rules that manufacturers must present their applications and obtain approval before producing and selling mobile telecommunication equipment and mobile phones, including 2G and3G switch equipment, base station equipment, and cell phones."
"China also rules that the registered capital of the new mobile phone manufacturing project must be no less than CNY 200 million (US$ 23 million), and the manufacturers must establish research and development centers, owning perfect development platforms and research environment, having designing capability in complete phones and cell circuit hardware, and etc." Read more