China Market Intelligence

February 22nd, 2017
By Patrick Lozada

China’s new draft ecommerce law, the first comprehensive policy governing the $630 billion online retail market, presents companies with new regulatory requirements related to consumer data, intellectual property, and licensure.

 

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February 22nd, 2017
By Jiang Xiaojuan and Yin Ziyang

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 Communist Party Congress in the fall. Instead, the focus will be on preparing for the Party Congress and a leadership shuffle for President Xi Jinping’s second five-year term.

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January 11th, 2017
By David Solomon

China’s energy planners seek to increase production, distribution, and consumption of renewable energy as a means to diversify energy supply. However, as China attempts to transition from coal to other energy sources, it struggles to utilize existing renewable capacity. This inefficiency, caused by overcapacity and grid limitations, has hindered the country’s ability to achieve renewable sector development...

December 14th, 2016
By David Solomon

The newly released Catalog of Encouraged Imported Technology and Products identifies key technologies and products that Chinese companies are encouraged to buy from abroad, potentially positive news for US companies looking to expand sales in China.

 

The national catalog, jointly issued by the National Development and...

March 16th, 2016
USCBC Staff

China’s central government closed its annual National People’s Congress on Wednesday on a positive note, touting successful implementation of its previous Five-Year Plan and setting new targets for the years ahead.

Premier Li Keqiang highlighted several key points on China’s economy in his closing news conference:

US-China Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT)   Li stated that China will actively advance BIT negotiations, and “reduce or gradually...