China Market Intelligence

December 21st, 2015
Zoe Sophos

At the Chinese government’s last major meeting of the year, leaders committed to structural reforms and policies to stabilize a slowing economy.

December 9th, 2015
Stephanie Henry

Over the past month, leaders from across the globe have met in a series of forums to discuss global trade, investment, and security across the Asia-Pacific.

December 9th, 2015
Owen Haacke and Pianpian Huang

China’s 12th Five-Year Plan ends along with 2015, and it is important to reflect on what was and was not accomplished as China maps out the next five years.

December 9th, 2015
Ryan Ong

US officials seeking resolution of a high-profile, ongoing accounting dispute hit a roadblock in negotiations in October, but it is unclear how the setback will impact their future negotiating strategy.

December 9th, 2015
Zoe Sophos

In a largely symbolic decision, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) last week announced it will add the yuan to its Special Drawing Rights (SDR) basket of currencies on October 1, 2016.

December 9th, 2015
Owen Haacke and Ryan Ong

American companies are seeing small benefits from China’s national administrative licensing reform agenda, but a number of obstacles continue to challenge companies in licensing and government approvals.

December 9th, 2015
Zoe Sophos

At the first meeting of a new, high-level dialogue on cybercrime, the United States and China agreed on guidelines for requesting assistance on malicious cyber activ

November 24th, 2015

Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at this year’s US-

November 23rd, 2015

China appears to have made new commitments on the protection of trade secrets as part of bilateral meetings with the United States today, although full results of this year’s meeting of the US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) are just beginning to emerge.

November 10th, 2015
Pianpian Huang and Jake Parker

China has announced further details about plans to gradually decrease government control over investment decisions.

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Phase One Tracker

We are tracking over 150 commitments—several of which had never been offered before—on items ranging from market access to improving intellectual property rights protection and administrative reforms. 

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