Research Articles

Despite its widespread use in China, multinational companies struggle to integrate the popular Chinese messaging service WeChat...
As the first round of tariffs on US and Chinese goods came into effect last week, and with additional rounds due in the coming...
Eighty-nine percent of US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies view rising costs as a top concern in the China...
In a renewed push by China after the 19th Party Congress, officials are calling on foreign companies to support the creation of...
New policies simplifying the visa process to attract foreign talent offer international companies operating in China some new...
In an increasingly competitive labor market, equity awards, higher salaries, and upward mobility can help foreign companies...
On Friday, China’s State Council released a revised list of investment restrictions that may allow companies in a number of...
Local governments are encouraging the establishment of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organizations within some multinational...
Despite new obstacles, growth in China remains robust, and US companies are dedicated to the China market—that was a clear...
Minster of Human Resources and Social Security (MOHRSS) Yin Weimin announced on March 10 that China will slowly extend the...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
As China transitions to a service-oriented, high-value manufacturing economy, policymakers have taken measures to promote...
From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese...
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming...
Foreign companies are under increasing pressure to keep their Chinese workforces satisfied, as new workers demand better...
China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor...
Increased air pollution, deteriorating traffic conditions, and rising office rent prices are leading some US companies in China...
Rapidly increasing wages, high demand for qualified workers, and high turnover rates have made recruiting and retaining talent...
On April 14, all 40,000 workers of Yue Yuen Industrial, a Chinese shoe manufacturer that supplies American brands such as Nike...
New regulations limiting the proportion of dispatch—or temporary—workers in China went into effect on March 1, constraining...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of human resources (HR) are focused on implementing reform to social insurance and income...
Starting April 1, seven Chinese cities and provinces raised their monthly minimum wages by an average of 12.5 percent,...
China’s long-awaited urbanization plan indicates that the country’s leaders will focus on increasing access to social services...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
Rising costs and intensifying domestic competition are combining to squeeze margins for many American companies in China,...
As the Chinese government continues to investigate multinational companies for bribery and price fixing, firms doing business...
Complying with Chinese immigration rules has never been easy. But new visa and residency regulations that went into effect...
Companies in China faced a year-end scramble to enroll their foreign employees in China’s social insurance scheme before...
Following a string of serious workplace safety incidents that have resulted in hundreds of deaths across China, PRC leaders...

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