China Market Intelligence

July 25th, 2018
By Owen Haacke

US companies with an “in China, for China” strategy regularly work to improve responsiveness to consumer demands in an effort to remain competitive. The pace of change is faster in China than other global markets, and constant adaptation of strategy and products can be necessary.

China market competitiveness is the top priority for many companies, and quickly developing products tailored to the China market can help firms achieve that goal. However, companies...

March 19th, 2014
Ryan Ong

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative licensing issues in China in a yearly submission to US government trade talk representatives this week. The recommendations—submitted in advance of the annual US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) talks—also address industry-specific issues in areas like healthcare, express delivery, financial services, agriculture, and media.

The 170...

March 19th, 2014
Stephanie Henry

US exports to China experienced a surge at the end of 2013, capping off a year of steady bilateral trade growth and continuing economic recovery. US exports to China grew by 24 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2013, led by oilseeds and grains, according to data from the US International Trade Commission. October through December were strong months for US exports to China, with each month seeing an increase in exports of at least 20 percent, compared to the same month in 2012...

December 11th, 2013
Sue Hao and John Lenhart

China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) has renewed its pledge to step up antimonopoly and price-fixing efforts in a year that has already seen an unprecedented number of price-related investigations. Between 2008—when the Antimonopoly Law (AML) was passed—and 2012, the NDRC conducted just over 20 price related investigations. In 2013 alone, the agency has investigated more than 80 companies, mainly concentrated in the pharmaceutical, infant formula, and Chinese liquor...