China Market Intelligence

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

April 27th, 2016
Lipei Zhang and Jake Laband

The Beijing Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Court added 20 judges at the end of 2015 to assist with its burgeoning caseload, US-China Business Council member companies learned during a recent visit to the court.

April 27th, 2016
Owen Haacke

China recently issued new rules that that offer mixed implications for foreign company qualification for innovation-related tax breaks.

April 27th, 2016
Jake Laband

The State Administration of Taxation (SAT) recently requested that approximately 1,000 foreign and domestic companies provide a wide range of

April 13th, 2016
Erin Ennis

During President Xi Jinping’s recent Washington visit, China missed its self-imposed deadline to provide a revised offer for the US-China bilateral investment treaty (BIT) negotiations and has not set a new target date to do so.

April 13th, 2016
Anna Ashton

China’s proposed revisions to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL) create greater consistency between measures such as the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML), Advertising Law, and Trademark Law.

March 30th, 2016
Owen Haacke

Chief Financial Officers in China have a first-hand perspective on China’s slowing economic growth and its effect on company profit.

March 16th, 2016
Yan Yu and Nick Marro

The recently released, and newly effective Administrative Regulations for Online Publishing Service explicitly restricts foreign investors from providing online publishing services, sets licensing and approval requiremen

January 20th, 2016
Jake Laband and Lipei Zhang

The enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML) remained a priority for the United States throughout 2015, despite the fact that few new cases were launched last year.

November 24th, 2015

Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at this year’s US-

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