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In meetings over the past week, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met in Beijing and Shanghai with senior representatives...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
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...
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...
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...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
A recently released revised list of foreign ownership restrictions in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers reductions that...
USCBC launched a new tool this week to evaluate China’s progress in implementing economic reforms that will impact member...
China’s economic ascent has turned the Ministry of Commerce’s (MOFCOM’s) Antimonopoly Bureau—China’s merger control authority—...
Foreign firms doing business in China could see some streamlining of investment approvals based on finalized National...
A new set of State Council measures released earlier this month lays out high-level goals and principles that provide an...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
China’s insurance industry regulator will ease restrictions on the number of companies insurers can invest in and expand...
China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised a series of company registration regulations that remove...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
China’s financial regulators in recent months have given the private sector a greater role in banking, licensing new private...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
Companies investing in any market must deal with administrative licensing—or getting official government approval—for...
US-China Business Council (USCBC) research on administrative licensing, to be released in early 2014, found that the capital...

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