China Market Intelligence

June 23rd, 2016
By Nick Marro and Owen Haacke

China’s regulatory framework on data flows and other technology advances are restricting international companies in ways not seen in other markets. China’s policies affect not just international companies in the information and communications technology sector, but also companies that use digital information in sectors such as aviation, finance, healthcare, or consumer goods. Technology security, internet...

June 22nd, 2016
By Zhang Lipei and Jake Parker

The State Council this week established a fair competition review mechanism that could mark a significant step forward, if its implementation matches the rhetoric. Reviewed and approved by the 23rd meeting of The Central Leading Group for Comprehensively Deepening Reforms chaired by President Xi in April 2016, and released by the State Council on June 14, the Opinions on Establishing a Fair Competition Review...

June 22nd, 2016
By Zhang Lipei and Jake Parker

The State Council this week established a fair competition review mechanism that could mark a significant step forward, if its implementation matches the rhetoric. Reviewed and approved by the 23rd meeting of The Central Leading Group for Comprehensively Deepening Reforms chaired by President Xi in April 2016, and released by the State Council on June 14, the Opinions on Establishing a Fair Competition Review Mechanism in...

June 22nd, 2016
By USCBC staff

At the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) June 15 China Operation Conference in Beijing, government officials and leading experts in business, policy, and economics shared insights on the challenges and opportunities faced by foreign companies operating in China. Representatives of from Time Warner, ADM, Visa, and Ford Motor Company were among the 50 USCBC member companies in attendance.

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June 22nd, 2016
By Jake Parker

Senior US and China lawmakers met in Beijing on June 14-15 to discuss network protection, cybercrime prevention, and enforcement collaboration at the US-China Cyber Crime Dialogue. This is third time the two governments have met, including a cybercrime and network protection “tabletop” exercise in April, during which officials from the United States and China discussed roles and responsibilities for responding...

June 22nd, 2016
By Anna Ashton

Online game publishers now must submit new mobile games for approval at least 20 business days before launch, according to a Notice of Administration on Mobile Game Publishing issued June 2 by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television (SAPPRFT). Games available for download before July 1 must receive SAPPRFT approval by October 1 to remain in compliance with the new rules. In...

June 9th, 2016
USCBC Staff

Following the conclusion of the eighth Strategic and Economic Dialogue, the United States and China released a tentative schedule of upcoming S&ED related events: 

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June 14: 2nd High-level dialogue on Cybercrime and Related Issues to be held in Beijing. It will follow up on cyber issues discussed during the S&ED.

Mid-June: Both countries to submit revised...

June 8th, 2016
Zoe Sophos

During the eighth Strategic & Economic Dialogue which concluded early this week in Beijing — the final round for the Obama administration, China said it would offer a revised Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) negative list next week in Washington, DC, according to statements made by Vice Premier Wang Yang and Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew.

The S&ED — the widest-ranging dialogue on the bilateral calendar — consists of two separate tracks covering economic and strategic topics in...

June 8th, 2016
Anna Ashton

 

China is one of 11 countries presenting the most significant concerns regarding IPR protection and enforcement, according to the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) annual Special 301 Report. USTR places trading partners on the Priority Watch List or the Watch List for problems with IPR protection, enforcement,...

June 8th, 2016
Zoe Sophos

 

At USCBC’s May 31 annual membership meeting in Washington, DC, leading experts in business, policy, and economics shared their insights on issues affecting US company operations in China. Representatives of from AT&T, Dell, Facebook, and Ford Motor...

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