China Market Intelligence
The US-China Business Council partnered with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Freeman Chair in China Studies on April 10 to host the US-China Innovation Forum, a platform for experts from industry, finance, government, and think tanks to discuss how to best foster, protect, and advance innovati
Processing times in Shanghai have increased to over two months for US business visa applications, according to data provided by the US State Department, though shorter times have been reported for other l
Two major developments have emerged in ecommerce in China over the past year: the Ecommerce Law, which took effect January 1 of this year, and the concerted effort directed by the State Council to improve the environment for cross-border goods sales to the benefit of both consumers and retailers.
China’s legislative process continues to evolve, particularly after the 2018 National People’s Congress (NPC), which launched a mass government restructuring and strengthened the role of the Chinese Communist Party (CPP) in the constitution.
At last year’s National People’s Congress (NPC), China launched a massive government restructuring to streamline policymaking and enforcement. Throughout the months-long reorganization process, the government continued to move ahead with policy reforms in some areas, while other regulations on the NPC 2018 work plan were not addressed.