China Market Intelligence

February 3rd, 2016
Nick Marro

After more than a decade, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on December 28, 2015 released a revised edition of China’s Telecommunications Catalogue, effective March 1, 2016. First issued in 2003 by the then-Ministry of Industry and Information, the catalogue serves as the licensing basis for China’s telecom and Internet-related sectors, and indirectly governs foreign company market access into these areas.

The 2015 revision expands the...

January 20th, 2016
Zoe Sophos

Squeezed by an economic downturn and the tepid pace of economic reforms, domestic Chinese companies share the concerns of US companies, who also face a more challenging operating environment in China, as indicated by an annual survey that measures challenges for domestic firms.

According to the China Center for the Promotion of Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Development, an organization within China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT), the...