China Market Intelligence

August 7th, 2019
By Chris Miller and Owen Haacke

In July of last year, several arms of China's government released the first in a series of documents detailing the country’s latest national crime reduction campaign, encouraging stronger enforcement of existing laws and regulations. While several similar initiatives have occurred in the past, many US companies and risk management experts note that consistent rule-of-law type enforcement is the new normal.

August 31st, 2017
By Owen Haacke

New policies simplifying the visa process to attract foreign talen

January 25th, 2017
By Melinda Xu

The 2012 launch of China’s anticorruption campaign has renewed US companies’ attention to anti-bribery, competition, and corruption-related po

January 25th, 2017
By Owen Haacke

Costs of complying with China’s environmental protection laws are rising as companies operating there face higher compliance costs, more frequ

June 22nd, 2016
By Zhang Lipei and Jake Parker

The State Council this week established a fair competition review mechanism that could mark a significant step forward, if its implementation

May 25th, 2016
Pianpian Huang and Owen Haacke

As the Group of 20 (G20) Summit—the annual, large-scale global government conference—heads for Hangzhou, China in September, companies with operations in the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) region are planning for expected disruptions to

February 18th, 2015
Nick Marro and Yan Yu

Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing issues facing the nation. And indeed, the topics discussed in 2014's NPC meeting did see movement.

January 7th, 2015
Stephanie Henry

From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese officials have continually made bold statements about reform intentions.

December 11th, 2013
Stephanie Henry

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese government agencies, ensuring USCBC member issues were prioritized on the US government agenda for bilateral engagement, providing timely analysis of market and regulatory developments in China, and hosting informative events on a wide range of operational, political, and tra

October 16th, 2013
By USCBC Staff

Rising costs and intensifying domestic competition are combining to squeeze margins for many American companies in China, according to the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 2013 China Business Environment Survey.

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