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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...
Enforcement actions are not enough for companies to protect their intellectual property (IP) in China, according to a new best...
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...
Beset by rising local debt—RMB 17.9 trillion ($2.9 trillion) as of June—Chinese policymakers have been struggling to rein in...
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...
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...
Producers who violate China’s food safety standards could face stiffer penalties if a draft revision of the country’s Food...
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...
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...
China’s top legislative body recently approved long-awaited amendments to the country’s Environmental Protection Law (EPL) that...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...

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