China Market Intelligence

September 5th, 2018
By Owen Haacke and Melinda Xu

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s Ecommerce Law on August 31, creating a framework for regulating China’s rapidly growing ecommerce ma

March 21st, 2018
By He Jiao and USCBC Staff

The General Office of the State Council’s legislative work plan for 2018 indicates that several policies affecting foreign companies may be revised this year, including foreign investment restri

February 7th, 2018
By USCBC Staff

Recent rebukes from Chinese regulators have prompted a review of corporate websites to ensure the classification of place names are consistent with international diplomatic protocol and Chinese regulations.

January 24th, 2018
By USCBC staff

To assist companies as they plan for the year ahead, US-China Business Council staff  compiled short summaries of the recent laws and regulations in China and those expected to be acted on in 2018. The first of this series of summaries focuses on agriculture, healthcare and intellectual property rights.

May 31st, 2017
By Lipei Zhang & Jake Parker

A recently released draft regulation requires a 30-day public comment period for all rules and measures issued by agencies under the authority of the State Council, as well as provincial and local governments.

May 11th, 2016
Yan Yu and Nick Marro

The 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, which concluded its recent bimonthly session April 28 in Beijing, passed

October 28th, 2015
Nick Marro

Hindered by redundancies in the approval process, problems securing suitable data for clinical trials, and disparities in the drug classification system between China and other countries, foreign companies have rarely found it easy to navigate China’s

September 2nd, 2015
Ryan Ong

Explosions at a Tianjin chemical plant in August—resulting in at least 160 dead, 14 missing, and hundreds still hospitalizedd—have prompted a strong response from t

June 24th, 2015
Nick Marro

New and broader guidelines for investment reviews and approvals in China are on the way, according to the Draft Regulations on Government Approval and Filing of Investment Projects released by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on June 12.

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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