China Market Intelligence

December 20th, 2013

US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), an annual high-level discussion on business, commercial, and trade topics held this year in Beijing.

December 19th, 2013
The US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT)
December 19th, 2013
Owen Haacke

Accelerating the adoption of vehicle emission standards and promoting natural gas development were among key commitments agreed upon by US and Chinese representatives in a joint statement released at the end of Vice President Joseph Biden’s December visit to Beijing.

December 19th, 2013
Ryan Ong

During his trip to Asia earlier this month, Vice President Joseph Biden held a full day of meetings in China, marked by detailed discussions with key Chinese government officials including President Xi Jinping, Vice President Li Yuanchao, and Premier Li Keqiang as well as a

December 16th, 2013
Shelly Zhao

China’s top year-end economic policymaking conference closed with an apparent statement of support for “steady” negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty with the United States. The conference also called for accelerating negotiations on free trade zones, without clarifying if this was a reference to external trade agreements or the pilot Shanghai Free Trade Zone.

December 11th, 2013
Stephanie Henry

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese government agencies, ensuring USCBC member issues were prioritized on the US government agenda for bilateral engagement, providing timely analysis of market and regulatory developments in China, and hosting informative events on a wide range of operational, political, and tra

December 11th, 2013
Sue Hao and John Lenhart

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has renewed its pledge to step up antimonopoly and price-fixing efforts in a year that has already seen an unprecedented number of price-related investigations.

December 11th, 2013
Angela Fan and Nicolas Marro

China’s leaders have emphasized accelerating and improving tax reform in the decision document they released following the third plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress.

December 11th, 2013
Owen Haacke

Speaking at the 40th anniversary celebration of the US-China Business Council (USCBC), former secretary of state and national security adviser Dr. Henry Kissinger said that the United States and China “have a special obligation” when it comes to ensuring global peace and stability.

December 6th, 2013
Catherine Matacic

At a breakfast co-hosted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) in Beijing, Vice President Joe Biden urged China to establish a level playing field for foreign and private businesses operating in China.


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