China Market Intelligence

August 5th, 2009

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) this week released a list of recommendations for improving intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in China.

August 5th, 2009

The number of Internet users in China hit 338 million in June 2009, according to the China Internet Network Information Center's (CNNIC) latest report on Internet use in China.

August 5th, 2009

The US-China Legal Cooperation Fund, supported by leading American companies engaged in trade and investment with the People's Republic of China, recently announced the latest grants in its continuing program of support for US-PRC cooperation in China's legal development.

August 5th, 2009

Since China's Antimonopoly Law (AML) took effect in August 2008, China has taken steps to clarify rules that govern mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and ensure that its M&A regulations remain consistent. Three recently released documents provide greater clarity for companies planning M&A deals in China.

August 5th, 2009

The PRC Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) recently issued new technology-related industrial policies that lay out general goals and principles, tasks, and promotion policies for China's science and technology industry.

July 22nd, 2009

The PRC Ministry of Health (MOH) on July 8 downgraded its threat classification of Novel Influenza A (H1N1), or "swine flu"--from a "class B infectious disease which is managed as a "class A" to simply "class B infectious disease"--according to US-China Business Council (USCBC) sources.

July 22nd, 2009

In the months following the release of the long-awaited healthcare reform plans, China's health-related ministries and agencies have been working on concrete measures to address the broader, overarching goals laid out in initial documents.

July 22nd, 2009

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) on Wednesday released a report that provides an overview of China's current government procurement rules, describes the barriers faced by foreign companies--including foreign-invested enterprises (FIEs)--in participating in government procurement

July 22nd, 2009

Economic data released last week by the PRC National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) suggests that China's economy is picking up steam and may reach the government's full-year growth target of 8 percent. Breakdowns of growth by sector and geography show an uneven recovery, however.

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