China Market Intelligence

January 4th, 2007

In early November 2006, one of China's most influential and intrepid unofficial newspapers, Southern Weekend (Nanfang Zhoumo), published a list that ranked Fortune 500 companies by their "impact" in China. The ranking considered each company's overall influence in China, social responsibility, and regional contributions, among other factors.

January 4th, 2007
Chinese court upholds Pfizer's patent

The Beijing No. 1 Intermediate People's Court last week ruled that US-based Pfizer, Inc.'s patent on Viagra, the male impotence drug, is valid and ordered two Chinese companies to stop producing counterfeit pills.

January 4th, 2007

The PRC State Council recently announced the 2007 PRC holidays. In addition to the New Year Holiday, which ran January 1-3, other holidays for 2007 are as follows:

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