Research Articles

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...
Senior Chinese leaders have repeatedly insisted China is improving market access and the investment environment, improving the...
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s Ecommerce Law on August 31, creating a framework for...
The escalating US-China trade war is complicating China’s efforts to strengthen financial reforms as China’s market and...
US companies are looking at potential opportunities in China’s island province of Hainan—a historically tourism-driven economy...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spreads, having accounted for $250 billion in construction in about five years, it is...
A California Court of Appeals decision in a recent case has potentially significant implications for US companies seeking to...
Government ministries have recently announced a series of regulations on blockchain technology, which allows for the creation...
Despite its widespread use in China, multinational companies struggle to integrate the popular Chinese messaging service WeChat...
China recently issued two revised lists of restricted sectors for foreign investment: one applying nationwide, and a second...

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