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China recently issued new rules that that offer mixed implications for foreign company qualification for innovation-related tax...
Environmental compliance is taking center stage as US companies face implementation of China’s 2015 Environmental Protection...
To tackle complex administrative licensing processes, US companies in China are refining their government affairs efforts to...
After more than a decade, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on December 28, 2015 released a revised...
American companies are seeing small benefits from China’s national administrative licensing reform agenda, but a number of...
The next few months will be a busy time for issues related to intellectual property (IP), coming on the heels of a flurry of...
Despite progress on competition concerns at the December 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting,...
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...
From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese...
China’s State Council has further decentralized the approval process for foreign, domestic, and outbound investment projects...
Recent food safety incidents in China have caused many foreign food and consumer goods companies to reexamine their quality...
The National Certification Administration of China (CNCA) on July 30 announced a batch of testing labs and certification...
Foreign testing labs and certification providers may now apply for the right to offer services related to the China Compulsory...
China’s economic ascent has turned the Ministry of Commerce’s (MOFCOM’s) Antimonopoly Bureau—China’s merger control authority—...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
US companies across nearly every industry and sector face licensing and approvals challenges in China. To help address these...
China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised a series of company registration regulations that remove...
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently finalized recommendations for improving China’s administrative licensing regime...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
Following the first session of the 12th National People’s Congress in March 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced that reforming...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
As reported by USCBC just prior to the holidays, US and Chinese senior government officials concluded the 2013 plenary session...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
Rising costs and intensifying domestic competition are combining to squeeze margins for many American companies in China,...

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