Moderate optimism about the outlook for doing business in China, despite uncertain economic and policy waters, was the overarching theme of the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) annual China Operations Conference (CHOPs) in Beijing, where government, think tanks, and business executive panelists shared their insights and opinions on the operating market in China.
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The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) latest report of China’s economic reform efforts shows marginal improvement, but the overall impact on the
Companies can expect some openings in China’s newly issued list of industries off-limits to foreign investment in the recently unified free trade zones (FTZs), though many investment restrictions important to industry groups remain unchanged.
When a foreign company wants to construct a new building in China, it is required to work with a so-called “design institute,” a Chinese company that must approve every part of the design. Although this is ostensibly a simple process, US companies have found a number of challenges that frequently arise when working with design institutes.