Research Articles

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and several other trade associations submitted joint comments on provisions regarding...
Foreign holdings of bonds have increased in response to changes China has made to  improve the standards of its bond credit...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
A California Court of Appeals decision in a recent case has potentially significant implications for US companies seeking to...
China's National People's Congress (NPC) on June 29 released the third draft of the Ecommerce Law for public comment. The NPC...
President Donald Trump has decided against using much-anticipated new measures to restrict Chinese access to US technology and...
China’s top leaders recently announced that its massive government reorganization has entered the second phase. But what was...
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is approaching a May 21 deadline to update President Donald Trump on its World...
China has created a new agency with broadened investigatory authority to streamline anti-corruption efforts. On March 11, China...
On September 4, Chinese authorities banned initial coin offerings (ICOs) as an illegal form of public financing. The People’s...
Copyright-related intellectual property (IP) disputes in China have increased as a result of the growth of online streaming...
Disappointing bilateral negotiations between the United States and China have added few new successes to lackluster investment...
USCBC’s comparative chart of China’s new and past foreign investment catalogues demonstrates that the new Catalogue Guiding...
Vice Minister of Finance Zhu Guangyao on June 15 called the 100-day trade agenda and its initial outcomes a demonstration of...
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...

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