Suning Logistics is signing a strategic cooperation agreement with the world's largest direct sales company Amway.
U.S.-based nutrition company Herbalife can now conduct its direct-selling business in the southern Chinese province of Yunnan.
Swiss food and beverage firm Nestle announced the launch of its new Yiyang brand in China, marking its entry into the Chinese protein market.
All 15 companies that are approved to run direct-selling businesses in China, have signed a self-discipline pact.
According to Yan Zhirong, the executive president of Amway Greater China, the company's sales in China increased by 28% to CNY17 billion in 2008.