Research Articles

Disappointing bilateral negotiations between the United States and China have added few new successes to lackluster investment...
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...
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...
A recently released revised list of foreign ownership restrictions in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers reductions that...
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...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
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...
Over the course of the past year more than 21 Chinese government agencies and ministries have released or have said they will...
The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has been regarded as a testing ground for liberalizing the country’s financial...
Ever since China’s leaders launched the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) on September 29, foreign investors have...
China’s newest economic reform incubator—the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ)—has introduced conceptual changes to...
According to US-China Business Council (USCBC) sources and Chinese media reports, the National Development and Reform...