China Market Intelligence

May 20th, 2009

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) conducts an annual survey of its member companies on the opportunities and challenges they face in China's business environment. The results of the survey help prioritize the top issues for USCBC's reporting, advisory, and advocacy work in the United States and China on behalf of its membership.

May 20th, 2009

US-China trade declined sharply in the first quarter of 2009, as the global economy continued to struggle. Most US exports to and imports from China dropped, with no major exports to China seeing year-on-year growth. Despite this trend, however, US trade with China fared better than US trade with the rest of the world.

May 20th, 2009

The Obama administration met with business associations in Washington, DC, on May 15 to provide an update on the status of plans for the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) and the next round of the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT).

May 20th, 2009

The PRC Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) in March issued new policies that expanded the foreign investment approval authority of local commerce departments. In a similar vein, MOFCOM recently released measures that delegate administrative authority over certain types of foreign-invested services companies to local departments.

May 6th, 2009

US-China Business Council (USCBC) Vice President of China Operations Bob Poole and a delegation of 15 USCBC member-company representatives joined PRC government officials and business leaders for the fourth annual Central China Expo held April 26-28 in Hefei, Anhui.

May 6th, 2009

The State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) recently issued for comment two draft regulations based on China's landmark Antimonopoly Law (AML): the Regulations on Prohibition of Monopoly Agreements and the 

May 6th, 2009

China last week announced it would delay the implementation and scale back the scope of testing and certification requirements for information security products for sale within China.

May 6th, 2009

PRC regulators overseeing intellectual property rights (IPR) issues have been active on IPR issues in recent weeks, releasing China's annual IPR work plan and new regulations governing the well-known trademark process.

April 29th, 2009
USCBC Hosts PRC Commerce Minister
April 22nd, 2009

China released two documents earlier this month that set the scope and tone for China's healthcare reform for the next decade: the State Council Opinion on Deepening Healthcare System Reform and Ministry of Health (MOH) 

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