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The Department of Commerce announced restrictions that will limit the availability and functionality of WeChat in the United...
A new WTO director-general will be selected this fall. Selection of a capable and reform-oriented leader is seen as...
New measures provide multiple tools to the Chinese government that could restrict market access for foreign commercial...
Since our last update in late June, there have been several changes in senior leadership at both the national and provincial...
The Clean Network program seeks to prevent “malign actors” from accessing US internet and telecoms infrastructure. The...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) has been monitoring China’s Foreign Investment Law (FIL) and corresponding implementing...
While both Trump and Biden have made it a priority to confront and compete with China, Biden is likely to pursue a more...
Two recent executive orders on WeChat and TikTok raise questions about applicability internationally. US policy makers...
Draft guiding opinions propose solutions to address problems with the standards for blacklisting companies, imposing...
US trade with China has declined substantially in 2020, but exports and imports have recovered slightly since April....
Dear USCBC Member, USCBC is collecting member company comments to better understand how US economic sanctions related to China...
US economic sanctions programs vary in scope, may be imposed with little or no warning, and often overlap, making them a...
New measures could provide more information on equity cap removals in insurance, clarify critical information infrastructure...
China continues to meet its Phase One IP commitments through a regular output of legal revisions, judicial interpretations,...
A WeChat account, Internet-enabled cell phone that works in China, and verified Alipay or WeChat Pay accounts are important...
This week, Congress is debating the 2021 NDAA, which contains several provisions related to China. Supply chain security,...
US companies in China are there for different reasons, including serving the domestic market and ease of production. As...
This announcement was updated on July 16.  In recent conversations with senior Chinese government officials, the US-China...
US-China frictions and the COVID-19 pandemic have made it more difficult for Chinese regulators to balance national security...
China’s National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Commerce released 2020 National and Free Trade Zone...
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee released the second draft of China’s Export Control Law on July 3 for public...
On July 3, the National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) released the second draft amendment to the Patent Law (...
On July 3, China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) released a draft Data Security Law for public comment...
On June 30, China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee unanimously passed the Hong Kong Special Administrative...
Select municipalities and provinces across China saw monthly minimum wages increase in 2020. China’s National People’s...
The new push seeks to enlist next-generation technologies to upgrade infrastructure in industries like transportation,...
Central leadership changes coincided with many senior officials reaching their mandatory retirement ages. Roughly two thirds...
Dear members, It is simply a fact that the world’s most important bilateral relationship is also among the world’s most...
China’s central government has elevated Hainan’s status with a comprehensive plan to reduce tariffs for international trade...
China’s 2020 economic recovery will avoid broad 2008-style infrastructure stimulus. Instead, the government’s focus is on...

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