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Despite the March 2018 government restructuring, many reforms continue to be carried out. China’s annual work plan for 2019 is...
In meetings over the past week, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met in Beijing and Shanghai with senior representatives...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
President Donald Trump has decided against using much-anticipated new measures to restrict Chinese access to US technology and...
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is approaching a May 21 deadline to update President Donald Trump on its World...
USCBC’s comparative chart of China’s new and past foreign investment catalogues demonstrates that the new Catalogue Guiding...
A year after the amended Consumer Protection Law (CPL) was implemented, consumer complaints in China increased by 14.3 percent...
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...
China’s four free trade zones (FTZs)—the initial Shanghai FTZ and subsequent zones in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian—offer...
As US and Chinese officials prepare for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s late September visit to the United States and bilateral...
New openings for foreign investment and preferential taxes for goods sold through pilot e-commerce channels have raised...
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...
Though 2014 was a busy year for enforcers of China’s relatively new Antimonopoly Law (AML), the number of investigations filed...
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...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...
A recently released revised list of foreign ownership restrictions in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers reductions that...
规范价格行政处罚权的若干规定 1. These rules are formulated according to the Administrative Punishment Law, Pricing Law, Administrative...
USCBC launched a new tool this week to evaluate China’s progress in implementing economic reforms that will impact member...
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...

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