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China recently issued new rules that that offer mixed implications for foreign company qualification for innovation-related tax...
A year after the amended Consumer Protection Law (CPL) was implemented, consumer complaints in China increased by 14.3 percent...
Environmental compliance is taking center stage as US companies face implementation of China’s 2015 Environmental Protection...
By all accounts, China’s ecommerce market is booming. Chinese customers spent more than $670 billion online in 2015, a more...
The enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML) remained a priority for the United States throughout 2015, despite the fact...
Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at...
China has announced further details about plans to gradually decrease government control over investment decisions. The...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
Government-mandated price controls, once a hallmark of China’s socialist economy, may soon be abolished for all but a small...
Enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML)—an ongoing priority for the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the business...
China’s four free trade zones (FTZs)—the initial Shanghai FTZ and subsequent zones in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian—offer...
Amidst growing concern nationwide about China’s air quality, in late August the Standing Committee of the National People’s...
As US and Chinese officials prepare for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s late September visit to the United States and bilateral...
Despite progress on competition concerns at the December 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting,...
Looking to take full advantage of the China market, foreign companies are increasingly seeking out new ways to develop and...
China’s Draft Foreign Investment Law, which will restructure the foreign investment legal regime, leaves significant room for...
Enforcement actions are not enough for companies to protect their intellectual property (IP) in China, according to a new best...
New openings for foreign investment and preferential taxes for goods sold through pilot e-commerce channels have raised...
China’s State Council has called for an important adjustment of the approval process for foreign and domestic investment...
The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) latest assessment of China’s economic reform efforts shows some acceleration in reform...
Beset by rising local debt—RMB 17.9 trillion ($2.9 trillion) as of June—Chinese policymakers have been struggling to rein in...
As China transitions to a service-oriented, high-value manufacturing economy, policymakers have taken measures to promote...
Though 2014 was a busy year for enforcers of China’s relatively new Antimonopoly Law (AML), the number of investigations filed...
On January 13, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a circular notice completely removing...
Chinese authorities are ramping up scrutiny of multinational companies’ (MNC) tax reporting as they work to overhaul the...
China’s main regulatory document laying out sectors open to foreign investment—including sectors with specific ownership caps...
New amendments to China’s Budget Law now allow local governments to issue debt in domestic bond markets. Debt issuance is a...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor...
On July 25, the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee passed the 2014 China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone...

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