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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Early enforcement is focused on business license verification, illegal reselling of cross-border goods, and tax evasion.
Throughout 2018, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) tracked the progress of China’s government
Restrictions on incoming foreign investments in, and exports of, US critical technologies will impact almost every type of business relationship, requiring in-depth export-controls analyses by US businesses.
The revised draft Foreign Investment Law includes stronger language on intellectual property rights (IPR) protection and forced tech-transfer, potentially addressing key US concerns ahead of January trade talks.
China’s new Intellectual Property (IP) Court will bring much needed subject matter expertise to adjudicate technical IP cases between foreign and domestic companies when it begins operations January 1.
Following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the G20, China’s government appeared to address key US concerns around intellectual property rights (IPR) in several announcements.
At the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 45th Anniversary Gala on December 5, Ambassador Carla A.