On April 8, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), in consultation with the Ministry of Commerce, released the Draft Market Access Negative List to be piloted in Tianjin, Shanghai, Fujian and Guangdong.
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China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), an initiative to support regional infrastructure development, officially launched January 17 when President Xi Jinping hosted
Over the past month, leaders from across the globe have met in a series of forums to discuss global trade, investment, and security across the Asia-Pacific.
Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at this year’s US-
China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to make his first formal state visit to the United States the week of September 21, making stops in three American cities: Seattle, Washington, DC, and New York.
Zhang Kunsheng, China’s assistant foreign affairs minister and former secretary at the PRC’s embassy in the US, was recently removed from his post under suspicion of corruption, according to a January 2 statement on the foreign ministry’s website.
The United States and China wrapped up three days of commercial negotiations in Chicago yesterday, making progress on competition policy, intellectual property rights (IPR), and product approvals in agriculture and medical devices.
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming process. But when Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping met in mid-November, they hammered out a deal that could ease burdens on Chinese and American travelers alike.
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral deals on a range of issues important to US companies doing business in China, including a significant change in visa policy, reduced tariffs for trade in information technology products, and new targets related to climate change.
Though China did not play a major role in many congressional midterm elections, the makeup of the new Republican-led Congress may have a significant impact on US-China commercial and trade issues in 2015 and beyond.