China Market Intelligence

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.

January 16th, 2019
By Chris Miller and Owen Haacke

Early enforcement is focused on business license verification, illegal reselling of cross-border goods, and tax evasion.

January 2nd, 2019
By Shen Wang and Yujin Zhang

Throughout 2018, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) tracked the progress of China’s government

January 2nd, 2019
By Melinda Xu and Sun Yi
By mid-November, all Chinese provinces and municipalities’ government restructuring plans were approved by the central government, resulting in many new leadership appointments at the local level.
January 2nd, 2019
By Angela Deng

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.

January 2nd, 2019
By Yan Yu and Chynna Hawes

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.