The General Office of the State Council’s legislative work plan for 2018 indicates that several policies affecting foreign companies may be revised this year, including foreign investment restri
China Market Intelligence
China’s legislative body is expected to deviate from the typical economic agenda when it convenes March 5 for its final session before the 19th Com
The start of 2016 brought several personnel shifts in China’s central government, including in agencies responsible for publishing economic data and for taxation, financial system, and state-owned enterprise (SOE) regulation.
China has announced further details about plans to gradually decrease government control over investment decisions.
Hindered by redundancies in the approval process, problems securing suitable data for clinical trials, and disparities in the drug classification system between China and other countries, foreign companies have rarely found it easy to navigate China’s
The State Council’s long-awaited framework for reforming China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) marks limited progress on areas of SOE reform such as mixed ownership, asset management, and SOE classification.
The State Council on March 23, 2015 issued a notice requiring all ministries and affiliated institutions under the State Council to complete and publish English translations of relevant trade-related department rules.
The State Council on March 26 released the full text of a new standards reform plan that will have major implications for companies in China, including those using product standards as well as those participating in standards-setting processes.