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Foreign nationals are now barred from entry into China indefinitely, with a few rare exceptions. Most returning Chinese...
A new pilot program requires the government to disclose information about procurement goals and budgets at least 30 days...
China has adopted measures to help companies return to work sooner, cut operational costs, and be exempt from certain payments...
On March 23, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released the Draft of Working Measures for Processing Complaints of Foreign-...
The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) is seeking comment on additional modification or elimination of...
The alliance is dedicated to helping China achieve self-sufficiency in the ICT sector. The organization’s impact on foreign...
  Companies report that implementing measures released since the law went into effect have made the ecommerce regulatory...
Because of public concerns surrounding Wuhan’s handling of the COVID-19 epidemic, Beijing is sending new leadership to Hubei...
On March 15, the Supreme People’s Court (SPC) released drafts of both the “Implementation Plan on Enforcement of Intellectual...
The NPC will be considering several IP reforms related to Phase One commitments.  Two planned proposals on data and information...
China has released two separate tariff exclusion lists in the past few weeks, with two different processes. At least one of...
“In Congress there are national security hawks on China, trade hawks on China, and human rights hawks on China…In the last few...
The latest data shows a decrease in US-China trade and a shrinking bilateral trade deficit as both sides impose heavy tariffs....
The central government has formed working groups and coordinated efforts to ensure the supply of critical resources to affected...
Companies generally agree that the IP commitments included in the Phase One agreement are a step in the right direction. Some...
China’s State Council Customs and Tariff Commission released a new list of 696 products subject to China’s Section 301...
What happened On February 6, 2020, the State Council Customs and Tariff Commission announced that starting on February 14, 2020...
The US government is mounting a whole-of-government approach to address national security concerns associated with ICT supply...
The current novel coronavirus outbreak poses several challenges for companies in affected areas and their employees. Lessons...
The system is still far from comprehensive implementation, with several bureaucratic challenges remaining.  It is still too...
The spread of the novel coronavirus originating from Wuhan, China has continued to accelerate during the Spring Festival...
Nearly three years after the Cybersecurity Law went into effect, regulatory clarity remains elusive, including around the MLPS...
The agreement includes considerable positive developments on issues concerning financial services, agriculture, and...
These openings will occur in China’s asset management, insurance, banking, credit rating, and futures industries. Financial...
The US-China Business Council congratulates US and Chinese negotiators for the signing of a Phase One trade agreement on...
China’s 2020 GDP will grow no slower than 6 percent to double China’s per-capita GDP from 2010 to 2020. Likely economic policy...
The last session of the National People’s Congress Standing Committee in 2019 passed a revised Securities Law and introduced...
The plan seeks to smooth over longtime burdens for business, including visas, office relocation, and procurement. It also...
On January 2, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR) released a long-awaited draft revision of the Anti-...
The final implementing regulations were released on December 31 and came into effect on January 1, marking the last major step...

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