The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s Ecommerce Law on August 31, creating a framework for regulating China’s rapidly growing ecommerce ma
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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
Recent rebukes from Chinese regulators have prompted a review of corporate websites to ensure the classification of place names are consistent with international diplomatic protocol and Chinese regulations.
To assist companies as they plan for the year ahead, US-China Business Council staff compiled short summaries of the recent laws and regulations in China and those expected to be acted on in 2018. The first of this series of summaries focuses on agriculture, healthcare and intellectual property rights.
A recently released draft regulation requires a 30-day public comment period for all rules and measures issued by agencies under the authority of the State Council, as well as provincial and local governments.
The 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, which concluded its recent bimonthly session April 28 in Beijing, passed
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
Explosions at a Tianjin chemical plant in August—resulting in at least 160 dead, 14 missing, and hundreds still hospitalizedd—have prompted a strong response from t
New and broader guidelines for investment reviews and approvals in China are on the way, according to the Draft Regulations on Government Approval and Filing of Investment Projects released by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) on June 12.