Research Articles

Disappointing bilateral negotiations between the United States and China have added few new successes to lackluster investment...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
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...
The Chinese Communist Party released its fourth plenum decision document—a paper announcing the outcomes from its October “...
China’s economic reform efforts have so far had a limited impact on American companies, and their implementation remains...
On the heels of the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the State Council released a...
China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang recently sent a message of reassurance to a select audience of executives from nearly 20...
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...
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...
The State Council recently released the official 2014 priorities for a key interagency group on intellectual property rights (...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of human resources (HR) are focused on implementing reform to social insurance and income...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
China’s new leadership has proposed a series of sweeping policy reforms in a document released late last week after the third...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
As the economic reform debate continues in China, inter-agency divisions—especially between the National Development and Reform...
PRC premier Wen Jiabao concluded the two-day National Financial Work Conference in Beijing on January 7, in which he stressed...
The PRC government agreed to pursue “a proactive fiscal policy and prudent monetary policy” in 2012, according to a statement...