China Market Intelligence

June 29th, 2017
By USCBC Staff

Vice Minister of Finance Zhu Guangyao on June 15 called the 100-day trade agenda and its initial outcomes a demonstration of determined efforts to continue developing commercial relations between the United States and China.

April 27th, 2016
Owen Haacke

China recently issued new rules that that offer mixed implications for foreign company qualification for innovation-related tax breaks.

February 17th, 2016
Owen Haacke

Environmental compliance is taking center stage as US companies face implementation of China’s 2015 Environmental Protection Law (EPL), new regulations on improving soil and air quality, and a

May 11th, 2015
Ryan Ong

Despite progress on competition concerns at the December 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting, competition enforcement under the Antimonopoly Law (AML) remains a high-profile concern for many US companies in China.

February 18th, 2015
Matthew Margulies

China’s State Council has called for an important adjustment of the approval process for foreign and domestic investment projects in a December work plan.

May 29th, 2014
Tim Donovan

China’s economic ascent has turned the Ministry of Commerce’s (MOFCOM’s) Antimonopoly Bureau—China’s merger control authority—into an increasingly influential actor in global M&A.

April 30th, 2014
Lingling Jiang

As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on investigations involving both foreign and Chinese companies, more and more executives are raising questions about what to expect—and how to respond to—investigations by local enforcement agencies like Administrations of Industry and Commerce (AICs).

April 30th, 2014
Jake Laband

Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US stakeholders in recent months, due to widespread reporting on pricing investigations involving foreign companies and a November 2013  National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)

March 5th, 2014
Owen Haacke

China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised a series of company registration regulations that remove requirements for up-front capital contributions, eliminate minimum registered capital requirements for certain business entities, and eliminate required annual inspections in favor of simplified annual reporting.

February 5th, 2014
Owen Haacke and Angela Fan

Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote a more sustainable, innovative, and technologically advanced economy.