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The plenum will likely continue the government’s focus on supply-side economic policies that aim to enhance the capabilities...
The United States and European Union will soon implement higher tariffs on EVs made in China in response to what both...
China is actively working to expand payment options for international travelers, including the use of cash and foreign cards...
The Department of the Treasury issued a highly anticipated draft rule aimed at preventing the flow of US capital into...
USCBC expects only modest changes to tariff modifications and exclusions. USTR acknowledges concerns about transshipment...
Washington and Beijing have recently imposed new restrictions on products and companies, bringing new disruptions to...
Demand for private sector involvement in the large-scale deployment of carbon capture, utilization, and storage and methane...
US-China trade in goods decreased 2.9 percent in Q1 2024 amid a marginal increase in US-worldwide trade. And while bilateral...
Last week, the central government introduced nationwide measures to support the beleaguered property sector, including...
The plans include more items than last year and reflect a wide array of priorities. The Private Economy Promotion Law will...
USTR plans to levy tariffs against a range of “strategic” goods from China. The forthcoming tariffs and USTR findings of state...
​China's economy surpassed expectations in the first quarter, growing at a rate of 5.3 percent year-on-year, comfortably...
The State Council recently launched its “trade-in old for new” (以旧换新) campaign intended to upgrade China’s manufacturing...
A bill to alter the de minimis provision was recently approved by the House committee with jurisdiction over trade. The bill...
In recent months, the Biden administration has expanded its regulatory jurisdiction over trade within China, particularly in...
Both sides raised a slew of commercial issues they hope to address through the working group mechanism. The same week,...
The 2024 Two Sessions revealed fewer top-level appointments than anticipated. Wu Qing was appointed to be China’s top...
Deflation, overcapacity, and lack of confidence present major hurdles for consumption in China and for the country’s economy...
The plan addresses areas of concern for foreign businesses, including market access, cross-border data flow, government...
China’s cyber regulator has eased compliance burdens for sectors like tourism, shipping, and financial services, and has...
Moolenaar will take leadership of a committee that has scrutinized American companies’ partnerships with Chinese firms. He is...
  I recently returned from three weeks in China, where I met with dozens of members, Chinese officials, the US Embassy in...
At the Two Sessions Conference, China released its 2024 government budget. Generally conservative, it provides support for...
A bill that could ultimately result in the United States banning TikTok easily passed the House of Representatives. Its fate...
Macroeconomic targets offered few surprises. The government is increasingly focused on managing long-term risks, with a...
The business community is awaiting the imminent kick-off of one of the most critical inflection points on China’s annual...
US-China trade in goods decreased 16.7 percent to $575 billion in 2023. The cool-down in bilateral trade far exceeded that of...
A bill to limit US exposure to Chinese biotech firms has been introduced in the House and Senate. BIOSECURE would cast a wide...
Beijing and Shanghai are considering measures to further liberalize the service sector. While their plans aim to allow market...
The long-awaited Patent Law Implementation Regulations and updated Patent Examination Guidelines went into effect late last...

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