China Market Intelligence

December 11th, 2019
By Yue Chen and Hanchen Zheng

On November 15, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) released the Guiding Opinion to Deeply Integrate Advanced Manufacturing and Modern Service Industries, outlining a plan for updating China’s manufacturing capabilities by 2025.

April 10th, 2019
By Jack Kamensky
Late last month, an explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu killed 78 people.
March 27th, 2019
By USCBC Staff

At last year’s National People’s Congress (NPC), China launched a massive government restructuring to streamline policymaking and enforcement. Throughout the months-long reorganization process, the government continued to move ahead with policy reforms in some areas, while other regulations on the NPC 2018 work plan were not addressed.

November 7th, 2018
By Ricky Altieri

China’s SOE reforms aim to strengthen the companies by reducing overcapacity and mitigating high levels of debt

June 27th, 2018
By Jake Laband

While US-China trade tensions are front of mind for many executives in Beijing, attendees of the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) Beijing China Operations Conference last week indicated that other operational issues continue in the background.

March 5th, 2018

China’s legislature began its annual meeting today with the delivery of the Premier’s Government Work Report, which set an economic growth target of “around 6.5 percent” for the year. The National People’s Congress (NPC) is slated to discuss a variety of policy changes over the course of the next two weeks. Premier Li rehashed a series of previously promised market entry liberalizations.

January 11th, 2018
By Jake Laband

China’s senior Communist Party leaders will start the year approving a slate of nominations for high-level government positions, including the head of the legislature, the vice president and vice premiers. The candidates will then be confirmed in March, when China’s top legislative body meets.

January 3rd, 2018
By USCBC Staff

The US-China Business Council (USCBC)’s updated report on compliance best practices finds that the anti-corruption campaign has resulted in an improved business environments for American companies operating in China.

December 20th, 2017
By USCBC Staff

China’s top leadership closed its annual economic planning meeting with a number of signals as to how the China business environment may evolve in the next twelve months, but maintained the general call to expand market access for foreign companies while also strengthening the state sector.


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