China’s top leadership closed its annual economic planning meeting with a number of signals as to how the China business environment may evolve in the next twelve months, but maintained the general call to expand market access for foreign companies while also strengthening the state sector.
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Import tariff reductions that went into effect in China earlier this month on a wide range of goods will have a positive effect on sales for several US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies.
Following its November 8 inaugural meeting, China’s newly-established Financial Stability and Development Committee (FSDC) released details of its role in a range of issues related to financial affairs The committee could help coordinate China’s multiple financial regulators and reduce interagency conflicts, but skepti
The complicated US-China relationship is a reflection of the successes of both nations, rather than failures, according to former National Security Advisor General Brent Scowcroft, who was honored at the US-China Business Council’s 2017 Gala on December 6.
Despite indications that US companies expect growth in revenue and profitability next year in China, concern about possible trade actions was evident in polling USCBC members who attended the Shanghai China Operations Conference on November 30.
Since its inception in late 2015, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court’s (BIPC) pilot program to build an IP case system in China has produced meaningful reform, but more can be done to protect businesses from IP infringement and deliver swift punishment to offending parties.
President Donald Trump called for China to unilaterally balance the US-China economic relationship during his state visit to Beijing earlier this mon
While media attention focused on the most senior political leadership changes at the conclusion of China’s Communist Party Congress, a number of notable government and party position changes at the central and provincial levels have also occurred.
In a renewed push by China after the 19th Party Congress, officials are calling on foreign companies to support the creation of party organizations among their em
Mandatory across the board production capacity cuts that went into effect November 15 are causing companies to cut production capacity to ensure adherence to the new rules.