China Market Intelligence

August 7th, 2019
By USCBC Staff

On July 31, US-China Business Council (USCBC) President Craig Allen testified before the US-China Economic Security Review Commission (USCC) on US companies’ access, risks, and opportunities in China’s health market. His testimony was part of a full day of hearings titled “Exploring the Growing US Reliance on China’s Biotech and Pharmaceutical Products.”

USCC was created to monitor and investigate the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship, and...

February 27th, 2019
By USCBC Staff
The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were extended, it will be important to watch how China’s government deals with key issues such as the Foreign Investment Law, which is expected to pass. USCBC will be monitoring outcomes daily to provide members timely information on major developments.

The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC), China’s top legislature, will begin in Beijing on March 5 and last around...

September 20th, 2018
By Jack Kamensky and Owen Haacke

The increase of environmental enforcement actions following the implementation of China’s Environmental Protection Law in January 2015 has had a mixture of positive and negative effects on the business operations of US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies. Temporary shutdowns and supply chain disruptions have negatively affected company operations, leading many to consider how to proactively mitigate the effects. At the same time, fairer enforcement has helped level the...

August 31st, 2017
By Jake Laband

Changes stemming from the implementation of China’s Food Safety Law threaten to block imports of a wide range of food products from countries unable to provide the necessary certificates. The new regulations from the General Administration of Quality, Supervision, Inspection & Quarantine (AQSIQ) take effect October 1 and require food and beverage importers to secure a certificate from government authorities in the originating country guaranteeing that the entire process of...

August 6th, 2013
John Lenhart and Shunta Nagano

Increasing insurance coverage, improving service in state-owned hospitals, and controlling healthcare prices were key priorities outlined in a document recently released by the State Council’s Healthcare Reform Leading Group. The State Council published the 2013 edition of its annual Work Agenda for Deepening Healthcare System Reform on July 18, with Chinese media stating that this year’s reform priorities are more substantive than previous years. The State Council’s work agenda also...