China Market Intelligence

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.

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.

December 13th, 2017
By Meg Kelly

The complicated US-China relationship is a reflection of the successes of both nations, rather than failures, according to former National Security Advisor General Brent Scowcroft, who was honored at the US-China Business Council’s 2017 Gala on December 6.

September 14th, 2017
By Anna Ashton

Recent Pew Research Center surveys show that as more Americans hold a favorable opinion of China and America’s image has weakened globally, global perceptions

January 6th, 2016
Taoyu Liu

As of January 1, married couples in China can have two children, marking the official end to the 35-year, one-child policy.

August 5th, 2015
Owen Haacke and Yiling Yin

Modern tools like WeChat, the world’s largest instant messaging service, allow companies in China to communicate more efficiently, make quick internal decisions, and close sales on the go. However, embracing new communication technologies in China also presents new challenges for companies in maintaining compliance with US and Chinese anti-corruption legislation.

April 1st, 2015
Owen Haacke

Minster of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) Yin Weimin announced on March 10 that China will slowly extend the mandatory retirement age, a policy that impacts companies’ ability to retain and hire seasoned talent. Adjustments to the retirement age will take time; Yin indicated the new changes will be implemented as late as 2022.

February 18th, 2015
Nick Marro and Yan Yu

Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing issues facing the nation. And indeed, the topics discussed in 2014's NPC meeting did see movement.

August 6th, 2014
Shuting Xiong

China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor mobility, and open up new investment opportunities in urban infrastructure.

August 1st, 2014
Andrew Gong

American views on China are dimming, even while Chinese attitudes toward the United States have become more positive in recent years, according to an annual survey by the Pew Research Center.

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