China Market Intelligence

February 27th, 2019
By USCBC Staff

In meetings over the past week, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met in Beijing and Shanghai with senior representatives from the National People’s Congress Legislative Working Committee, which is responsible for drafting the Foreign Investment Law, to discuss USCBC’s recommendations.

February 13th, 2019
By Chris Miller

The regulations aim to limit growth of traditional automobile production, encourage NEV production from strong and competitive companies, and weed out weaker producers through M&As and increased competitive pressure.

February 13th, 2019
By Angela Deng and Ricky Altieri

Some of China’s top officials have started to endorse “competitive neutrality,” a principle under which enterprises of all forms of ownership and sizes are treated equally.

February 13th, 2019
By USCBC Staff
Despite moderating GDP growth, the Chinese economy expanded 6.6 percent in 2018, exceeding the official growth target of 6.5 percent.
February 13th, 2019
By Vivian Zhu

The US-China Business Council held its 38th annual Forecast conference in Washington, DC, on January 31. The program featured comprehensive projections for the Chinese economic environment, US trade policy, the state of US-China relations, and commercial best practices for businesses with operations in China, with a focus on the ongoing trade negotiations.

January 30th, 2019
By Angela Deng

Trade talks to date have touched on a wide range of issues, but have not narrowed differences on structural issues like IP protection, forced tech transfers, and subsidies to China’s state-owned enterprises.

January 30th, 2019
By Ricky Altieri

Further information on the Ministry of Public Security’s 2018 Personal Information Standard may provide clarity for companies on data management measures.

January 16th, 2019
By Chynna Hawes

Draft amendments make some progress in strengthening China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) system, including by increasing penalties, extending patent term for designs, and adding patent term restoration for innovative pharmaceuticals.

January 16th, 2019
By Melinda Xu and Owen Haacke

Most of the changes are consistent with central government reforms of 2018, such as the restructuring of agencies in market supervision, health, insurance, environmental protection, natural resources, and science and technology.

January 16th, 2019
By USCBC Staff

China has loosened market access restrictions over the past couple of years in several industries including financial services and new energy vehicles (NEVs), but other market access barriers remain.

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