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Power shortages have disrupted company operations in China, particularly in manufacturing and energy-intensive industries....
USCBC member companies are roughly split between those that say China’s IP environment has improved over the last year and...
New vehicle data regulations are likely to broaden cross-border and data localization restrictions.  Vehicular data...
Yesterday, US Trade Representative Katherine Tai rolled out the Biden administration’s long-anticipated China trade strategy in...
With China now considered a strategic competitor, China-related activities of businesses are subject to heightened scrutiny...
While a majority of USCBC survey respondents do not have any business ties to Xinjiang, those that do have ties to the region...
Hiring foreign nationals that reside outside of China for positions on the ground remains difficult. However, local policies...
Dear USCBC members,  The past few weeks have seen multiple high-level engagements between the US and Chinese governments. In...
The revival of “common prosperity,” a social engineering undertaking to build a more equitable society, indicates a new...
Policy issues that emerged during August recess have diverted Congress’s attention from China issues. Any China legislation...
Conducting R&D in China is becoming increasingly challenging, in part due to localization requirements and perceived...
Until recently, companies only had piecemeal draft legislation and standards to build their understanding of what...
China is using Hainan as a testing ground for services trade liberalization and has committed to expand the model nationwide...
US trade with China continued to grow in the first half of 2021, with goods exports far exceeding levels during the same...
The Personal Information Protection Law will go into effect on November 1, 2021. Its implementation will significantly impact...
The regulations provide clarification on how critical information infrastructure (CII) will be defined. But they also cement...
An outbreak of the delta variant is disrupting travel to and within China, complicating travel plans even for those who have...
China’s cybersecurity regime is evolving to cover increasingly sophisticated and proactive regulatory objectives. Recent...
China’s new ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, arrived in Washington last month. A new vice-ministerial agency was...
President Biden has nominated several bureau-level leaders for positions relevant to the bilateral commercial relationship,...
Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Qin Gang will succeed Cui Tiankai as China’s ambassador to the United States during a time of...
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles are set to receive more attention from local governments after being highlighted in central-level...
Dear USCBC members and friends, We are grateful for your guidance and will continue to focus on your top priorities. Please...
Today, the US government issued an advisory urging businesses to consider risks associated with operating in Hong Kong,...
China’s national Emissions Trading Scheme is poised to come online this week. The immediate impact will likely be limited due...
In spite of improvements in China’s procurement environment over the last decade, US companies still face challenges with...
The Biden administration is condemning the ongoing situation in Xinjiang, but taking a targeted approach, blocking imports...
The State Council’s Legislative plan focuses on data security, biotechnology, public health emergencies, taxation and carbon...
Congress influences US policy, including toward China, through its powers over authorization and funding and oversight and...
The Biden administration has issued a new executive order aimed at protecting Americans’ personal information from...

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