China Market Intelligence

August 7th, 2019
By Chris Miller and Owen Haacke

In July of last year, several arms of China's government released the first in a series of documents detailing the country’s latest national crime reduction campaign, encouraging stronger enforcement of existing laws and regulations. While several similar initiatives have occurred in the past, many US companies and risk management experts note that consistent rule-of-law type enforcement is the new normal.

December 12th, 2018
By Ricky Altieri

China’s new Intellectual Property (IP) Court will bring much needed subject matter expertise to adjudicate technical IP cases between foreign and domestic companies when it begins operations January 1.

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.

August 8th, 2018
By Ian Hutchinson

As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spreads, having accounted for $250 billion in construction in about five years, it is inevitable that commercial disputes will emerge.

June 28th, 2018

China’s economic policymakers today released a revised list of restricted sectors for foreign investment, which incorporates liberalizations announced during recent months.

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.

Phase One Tracker

We are tracking over 150 commitments—several of which had never been offered before—on items ranging from market access to improving intellectual property rights protection and administrative reforms. 

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