The United States and China have both fired warning shots on the growing field of bilateral trade disputes, though the most significant battle is likely still weeks away.
China Market Intelligence
China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) announced on April 2 that it would implement tariffs on 128 US products to offset the impact of US steel and
Enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML)—an ongoing priority for the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the business community—has remained prominent in recent bilateral discussions.
In a move towards transparency, Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) Director General Shang Ming met with various groups in Washington, DC, last week to discuss China’s antitrust and competition policy priorities for 2015.
Although foreign companies have seen a slowdown in competition investigations over the last several months, new data released on April 3 from the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) shows that the agency’s reviews of merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions continue to rise. Data thr