China Market Intelligence

June 19th, 2019
By Chris Miller

China is aggressively phasing out fossil fuels and encouraging the development of new energy vehicles in its auto sector to improve the industry’s carbon footprint. Some of the policies associated with these goals have set impractical deadlines and created market distortions, but there is room for optimism in the government’s ongoing efforts to refine its approach.

August 23rd, 2018
By Huihui Shen and Owen Haacke

US companies are looking at potential opportunities in China’s island province of Hainan—a historically tourism-driven economy that is promoting further openings to foreign business as part of its new status as a free trade zone (FTZ).

October 15th, 2014
Zoe Sophos

As US and Chinese government officials prepare for a busy season of bilateral engagement—including the November meetings of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and a November bilateral meeting between Presidents Obama and Xi, US officials and their Chinese counterparts are hard at work on the

December 20th, 2013
USCBC Staff

US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT), an annual high-level discussion on business, commercial, and trade topics held this year in Beijing.

October 2nd, 2013
By Shelly Zhao

US officials continued to push for the lowering of trade and investment barriers into China at the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) mid-year review, which took place in Beijing on September 11.

May 15th, 2013
USCBC Staff

On May 3, the State Council released draft regulations for public comment on Administration Regulation of Entry and Exit of Foreigners.

May 14th, 2008

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is continuing to receive mixed reports on China's recent tightening of visa application processes in the run up to the Beijing Olympic Games in August. Changes appear primarily to be affecting business travelers based in Hong Kong and foreign nationals currently in China whose existing visas are about to expire.

April 30th, 2008

In an effort to tighten immigration controls before the Olympics, the PRC government is tightening enforcement of existing visa application document requirements and shortening visa durations for "F" (business) and "L" (tourist) visas.

March 26th, 2008

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) last week approved two nonstop flights to China that will start daily operation next year: a route from Atlanta to Shanghai operated by Delta Air Lines, Inc. and a route from San Francisco to Guangzhou, Guangdong, operated by United Airlines Corp. DOT also proposed to award four other US carriers with nonstop routes beginning in 2009.

March 5th, 2008

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) last week approved two nonstop flights to China that will start daily operation next year: a route from Atlanta to Shanghai operated by Delta Air Lines, Inc. and a route from San Francisco to Guangzhou, Guangdong, operated by United Airlines Corp. DOT also proposed to award four other US carriers with nonstop routes beginning in 2009.

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