China Market Intelligence

April 24th, 2019
By Melinda Xu and Sun Yi
Leadership changes were made at the Securities Regulatory Commission, Ministry of Commerce, National Development and Reform Commission, Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Finance, and other departments. Shanghai and Guangdong provinces have promoted several new deputies, vice-governors and vice-mayors.
April 24th, 2019
By Erin Slawson

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

April 10th, 2019
By USCBC staff

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

April 10th, 2019
By Shen Wang and Yan Yu
China’s State Council announced that it will be reducing the tax rate on a variety of daily consumer goods, including books, cameras, and bicycles.
April 10th, 2019
By Jack Kamensky
Late last month, an explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu killed 78 people.
April 10th, 2019
By Angela Deng
A new financial policy called “financial supply-side structural reform” could lead to more funds being funneled into the private sector.
April 10th, 2019
By USCBC Staff
Across meetings, officials committed to finalizing a bilateral agreement, but concerns about a unilateral enforcement mechanism and the rate of tariff reductions are stalling the process.
March 27th, 2019
By Chris Miller

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.

March 27th, 2019
By Chynna Hawes and Jack Kamensky

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.

March 27th, 2019
By USCBC Staff

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.

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