China Market Intelligence

March 21st, 2018
By Jack Kamensky

China has created a new agency with broadened investigatory authority to streamline anti-corruption efforts. On March 11, China’s legislature, the National People’s Congress (NPC), passed constitutional amendments that cemented the status of the National Supervisory Commission (NSC) in China’s legal framework. A little more than a week later, on March 20, the NPC passed the Supervision Law, which outlines the commission’s duties and powers. Based on recent trends in corruption...

February 17th, 2016
Stephanie Henry

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will launch 20 workshops with Chinese agencies over the next two years to engage and educate officials about regulatory issues and best practices, USTDA Director Leocadia Zak told business executives at a February 2 US-China Business Council (USCBC) lunch. She also addressed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) financing, market access, and the effects of the anticorruption campaign on US businesses.

USTDA funds...

February 17th, 2016
Owen Haacke

To tackle complex administrative licensing processes, US companies in China are refining their government affairs efforts to focus on transparency and communication challenges, as well as obstacles stemming from the anticorruption campaign. The US-China Business Council (USCBC) pinpointed several Chinese government affairs-related licensing issues during interviews with more than 30 member companies in fall 2015 to better understand how companies address them.

Key licensing...