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Most of the openings are unlikely to have a significant impact on foreign companies. While some of the opening measures repeat...
Little progress has been made in the last month to improve processing times in Shanghai for US business visa applications....
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) this week approved amendments to eight laws, including the Trademark...
China’s State Council announced that it will be reducing the tax rate on a variety of daily consumer goods, including books,...
Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
In a report at the opening ceremony of China’s annual National People’s Congress (NPC) Tuesday, Premier Li Keqiang announced...
The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were...
In meetings over the past week, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met in Beijing and Shanghai with senior representatives...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the G20, China’s government appeared to address key US concerns...
China’s anti-monopoly regulators have been reorganized under a single agency to increase efficiency and reduce bureaucratic...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and several other trade associations submitted joint comments on provisions regarding...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
Senior Chinese leaders have repeatedly insisted China is improving market access and the investment environment, improving the...
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s Ecommerce Law on August 31, creating a framework for...
China’s economic policymakers today released a revised list of restricted sectors for foreign investment, which incorporates...
While US-China trade tensions are front of mind for many executives in Beijing, attendees of the US-China Business Council’s (...
The US and China over the weekend put tariffs on hold, but an agreement on broader trade tensions has not been reached and...
China’s top leaders recently announced that its massive government reorganization has entered the second phase. But what was...
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is approaching a May 21 deadline to update President Donald Trump on its World...
China’s central bank president, Yi Gang, once again reiterated China’s commitments to reform and opening while in Washington...
With the United States’ Section 301 investigation into Chinese technology transfer and recent ban cutting Chinese...
China’s legislature concluded its session Tuesday with speeches by President Xi Jinping, recently confirmed into his second...
China has created a new agency with broadened investigatory authority to streamline anti-corruption efforts. On March 11, China...
China’s moves, including environmental shutdowns, to cut production capacity have reduced supply, raised prices, and in some...
Even as Beijing strives to rein in financial risks and improve market order, it continues to promise market openings for...
Recent rebukes from Chinese regulators have prompted a review of corporate websites to ensure the classification of place names...
China has further tightened control on internet services by blocking internet access for some unregistered customers, according...
Since its inception in late 2015, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court’s (BIPC) pilot program to build an IP case system in...

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