The United States and China are gearing up for the upcoming Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meetings in Guangzhou, scheduled for November 22-
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China’s 13th Five Year Plan (FYP
China’s four free trade zones (FTZs)—the initial Shanghai FTZ and subsequent zones in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian—offer companies a range of select market openings and preferential policies, while serving as a testing ground for reforms that eventually may be implemented nationwide.
This year has been a challenging one for China’s economy.
The State Council’s long-awaited framework for reforming China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) marks limited progress on areas of SOE reform such as mixed ownership, asset management, and SOE classification.
Amidst growing concern nationwide about China’s air quality, in late August the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress (NPC) passed the amended Air Pollution Prevention Law (APPL), incorporating critical changes after a third
As US and Chinese officials prepare for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s late September visit to the United States and bilateral discussions on a range of political and economic issues, the latest US-China Business Council (USCBC) scorecard reveals that China’s efforts to promote economic reform continue to have only a l
Obama administration nominees Michael Froman (US Trade Representative) and Penny Pritzker (secretary of Commerce) bring with them varying depths of experience on China-related issues.
Companies operating in China can expect power shortages this summer as electricity providers reduce supply to offset financial losses caused by government price caps on electricity. Electricity rationing has already taken effect in nearly two dozen provinces and autonomous regions, and further control measures are expected as electricity demand peaks in the coming months.