The rapid growth of the Chinese software industry has attracted attention from all over the world. Meanwhile, software requirements selection has a crucial impact on the final value of a software product and the satisfaction of stakeholders. This paper presents an empirical study, which focuses on the decision-making criteria for requirements selection in market-driven software development projects in international companies in China. The outcome shows that some criteria, such as business strategy, customer satisfaction, and software features, are more important than others when making decisions for requirements selection.