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  Companies report that implementing measures released since the law went into effect have made the ecommerce regulatory...
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...
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is approaching a May 21 deadline to update President Donald Trump on its World...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Following the first session of the 12th National People’s Congress in March 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced that reforming...
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...
Merger and acquisition (M&A) review activity picked up in the last few months of 2011. Recent regulatory changes and...
The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee last week passed the Circular Economy Promotion Law, which aims to...
To further promote government transparency, the PRC State Council posted on its website a list of new laws and regulations...
The 31st meeting of the 10th National People's Congress Standing Committee, which closed on December 29, 2007, passed The...
The passage of China's Antimonopoly Law (AML) on August 30 completed a 13-year drafting process—one of China's longest—and put...
A first draft of the PRC Personal Information Protection Act, China's first effort to formulate a comprehensive personal...