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On April 8, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), in consultation with the Ministry of Commerce, released the...
China is determined to arrive at a high-standard Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) that will benefit US industry as soon as...
China has announced further details about plans to gradually decrease government control over investment decisions. The...
Despite new obstacles, growth in China remains robust, and US companies are dedicated to the China market—that was a clear...
The United States and China are gearing up for the upcoming Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meetings in Guangzhou...
China’s four free trade zones (FTZs)—the initial Shanghai FTZ and subsequent zones in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian—offer...
This year has been a challenging one for China’s economy. In recent months, the world’s second-largest economy has been marked...
China’s Draft Foreign Investment Law, which will restructure the foreign investment legal regime, leaves significant room for...
New openings for foreign investment and preferential taxes for goods sold through pilot e-commerce channels have raised...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
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...
China’s policymakers are starting to reveal details about the direction of the country’s next Five-Year Plan (FYP), the central...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) today released a statement of priority actions needed to continuing building a strong,...
Early this month analysts and investors were surprised when Bloomberg News reported that Chinese policymakers had agreed to “...
On January 13, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a circular notice completely removing...
With three more districts incorporated into the original Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and three more free trade zones...
From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese...
The United States and China wrapped up three days of commercial negotiations in Chicago yesterday, making  progress on...
China’s State Council has further decentralized the approval process for foreign, domestic, and outbound investment projects...
In November, Chinese and US negotiators surprised the global business community by announcing an end to a standoff over high-...
China’s main regulatory document laying out sectors open to foreign investment—including sectors with specific ownership caps...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Wednesday published a draft...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Wednesday published a draft...
The opening of China’s long-awaited Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, a trading link that would allow more foreign investment...
China’s economic reform efforts have so far had a limited impact on American companies, and their implementation remains...
Overcapacity, or a glut of production capabilities, is a growing concern for US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies...
On the heels of the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the State Council released a...

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