Research Articles

China’s IP regulator has boosted efforts to provide a more immediate solution to malicious trademark application while more...
Despite the March 2018 government restructuring, many reforms continue to be carried out. China’s annual work plan for 2019 is...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and several other trade associations submitted joint comments on provisions regarding...
President Donald Trump has decided against using much-anticipated new measures to restrict Chinese access to US technology and...
By all accounts, China’s ecommerce market is booming. Chinese customers spent more than $670 billion online in 2015, a more...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
Amidst growing concern nationwide about China’s air quality, in late August the Standing Committee of the National People’s...
Despite progress on competition concerns at the December 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting,...
New openings for foreign investment and preferential taxes for goods sold through pilot e-commerce channels have raised...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...
Producers who violate China’s food safety standards could face stiffer penalties if a draft revision of the country’s Food...
China’s top legislative body recently approved long-awaited amendments to the country’s Environmental Protection Law (EPL) that...
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...
During his trip to Asia earlier this month, Vice President Joseph Biden held a full day of meetings in China, marked by...
Over the course of the past year more than 21 Chinese government agencies and ministries have released or have said they will...
International industry representatives have expressed concern about fair treatment in China’s information technology (IT)...
The Chinese government’s recent investigations into GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and other pharmaceutical companies have signaled...
PRC government officials addressed some foreign company concerns about their ability to expand their investments in China. Last...
Companies in China faced a year-end scramble to enroll their foreign employees in China’s social insurance scheme before...
Background After long discussions within the PRC government, a draft PRC Energy Law was published for comment last week by the...
The 30th session of the 10th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee concluded on October 28 with the adoption of...
China took more steps this week to address food and product safety concerns by introducing draft drug recall procedures, a new...
New insurance licensing measures The China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) last month released new licensing measures...
The PRC Administrative Measures on the Control of Pollution Caused by Electronic Information Products (EIPs), also known as...