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In anticipation of further openings, global asset managers, who still represent a small share of China’s market, have begun...
President Xi recently pledged improvements to market access, IP protection, competitive markets, and monetary policy among...
China recently made a series of regulatory changes that took immediate effect and address US technology transfer concerns,...
Little progress has been made in the last month to improve processing times in Shanghai for US business visa applications....
China’s IP regulator has boosted efforts to provide a more immediate solution to malicious trademark application while more...
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) this week approved amendments to eight laws, including the Trademark...
China’s State Council announced that it will be reducing the tax rate on a variety of daily consumer goods, including books,...
Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
Despite the March 2018 government restructuring, many reforms continue to be carried out. China’s annual work plan for 2019 is...
China expedited approval of a new Foreign Investment Law. VAT taxes will be reduced in manufacturing, construction, and...
In a report at the opening ceremony of China’s annual National People’s Congress (NPC) Tuesday, Premier Li Keqiang announced...
The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were...
In meetings over the past week, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met in Beijing and Shanghai with senior representatives...
Further information on the Ministry of Public Security’s 2018 Personal Information Standard may provide clarity for companies...
Draft amendments make some progress in strengthening China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) system, including by...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the G20, China’s government appeared to address key US concerns...
Allianz, a German insurance company, received the approval from CBIRC to set up a wholly foreign-owned holding company. While...
Various efforts are underway to preserve the WTO by reforming it, but none yet have backing from both China and the United...
China’s anti-monopoly regulators have been reorganized under a single agency to increase efficiency and reduce bureaucratic...
USCBC’s 2018 member survey found that only about a quarter of American companies have party organizations in China. The...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and several other trade associations submitted joint comments on provisions regarding...
USCBC’s 2018 Member Survey found that China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection environment remains generally...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) may face mild competition from US and EU alternatives. While some have characterized BRI...
Foreign holdings of bonds have increased in response to changes China has made to  improve the standards of its bond credit...
Jacob Parker, US-China Business Council (USCBC) vice president for China operations, last week led a delegation of member...
The increase of environmental enforcement actions following the implementation of China’s Environmental Protection Law in...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
Given the size and complexity of the Chinese ecommerce market, foreign companies often struggle to root out operations selling...

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