China Market Intelligence

April 24th, 2019
By Ricky Altieri

To increase transparency and lower costs in a range of functions, Chinese government ministries have recently found new applications for blockchain technology, which allows for the creation of an incorruptible digital ledger of transactions. However, the government’s interest in blockchain technology comes with Chinese characteristics.

April 24th, 2019
By Chynna Hawes
China’s IP regulator has boosted efforts to provide a more immediate solution to malicious trademark application while more comprehensive revisions to the Trademark Law are underway. Long awaited draft amendments to the Trademark Law were adopted at this week’s NPC Standing Committee meeting.
April 24th, 2019
By Angela Deng
The US Department of Commerce recently added 37 Chinese entities to its Unverified List (UVL), a list of entities whose end-use credentials could not be verified by US authorities.
April 24th, 2019
By USCBC Staff
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) this week approved amendments to eight laws, including the Trademark Law, the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL), and Administrative Law.
April 24th, 2019
By Melinda Xu and Sun Yi
Leadership changes were made at the Securities Regulatory Commission, Ministry of Commerce, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Finance, and other departments. Shanghai and Guangdong provinces have promoted several new deputies, vice-governors and vice-mayors.
April 24th, 2019
By Erin Slawson

The US-China Business Council partnered with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Freeman Chair in China Studies on April 10 to host the US-China Innovation Forum, a platform for experts from industry, finance, government, and think tanks to discuss how to best foster, protect, and advance innovati

April 10th, 2019
By USCBC staff

Processing times in Shanghai have increased to over two months for US business visa applications, according to data provided by the US State Department, though shorter times have been reported for other l

April 10th, 2019
By Shen Wang and Yan Yu
China’s State Council announced that it will be reducing the tax rate on a variety of daily consumer goods, including books, cameras, and bicycles.
April 10th, 2019
By Jack Kamensky
Late last month, an explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu killed 78 people.
April 10th, 2019
By Angela Deng
A new financial policy called “financial supply-side structural reform” could lead to more funds being funneled into the private sector.

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