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The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released its 2008 Leading Opinion on Attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) last month....
The State Council on March 28 issued the draft State Council Regulations on Reporting of Enterprise Concentrations for public...
Several China-related intellectual property rights (IPR) developments have surfaced recently, including the reorganization and...
The PRC State Administration of Taxation (SAT) recently issued regulations that will redistribute corporate income tax payment...
Foreign companies may no longer be able to enjoy full, voting-member status in standardization committees, subcommittees, and...
The PRC State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) is revising and seeking public comments on foreign representative...
Though the new PRC Labor Contract Law (LCL) took effect January 1, the law's implementing regulations have yet to be finalized...
China's Finance ministry recently instituted new procedures that PRC government entities must follow when purchasing imported...
To improve efficiency and strengthen management of customs clearance procedures, the PRC General Administration of Customs on...
Looking back at 2007... China delivered another year of strong economic growth in 2007, propelled largely by high levels of...
In what some US manufacturers and suppliers consider an inefficient and cumbersome new requirement, China's product quality...
China's key financial authorities held several conferences in January to outline priorities and sound out major themes that...
Patent applications and approvals in China reached new highs in 2007, which may indicate an increasing public awareness of...
The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) at the end of 2007 released the revised Rules on Foreign Investment in...
At a US-China Business Council (USCBC) luncheon last month, Nikos Zaimis, counselor and head of the trade section of the...
State Council clarifies income tax transition for existing FIEs... The PRC State Council Notice on Transition of Preferential...
The 31st meeting of the 10th National People's Congress Standing Committee, which closed on December 29, 2007, passed The Labor...
Heading into the new year, China's leaders appear increasingly concerned about inflation and runaway lending. At China's 2007...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) hosted luncheons on intellectual property rights (IPR) protection in Washington, DC, and...
The State Council Legislative Affairs Office, Ministry of Finance (MOF), and State Administration of Taxation (SAT) jointly...
Background After long discussions within the PRC government, a draft PRC Energy Law was published for comment last week by the...
With less than a month before the PRC Enterprise Income Tax Law takes effect on January 1, 2008, the PRC State Administration...
The US Department of Commerce's Office of China Economic Area is planning a series of webinars on intellectual property rights...
To standardize recruiting practices and prevent discriminatory hiring practices, the PRC Ministry of Labor and Social Security...
The 30th session of the 10th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee concluded on October 28 with the adoption of...
Applications for US branches initiated this year by the China Merchants Bank Co. Ltd. and Industrial and Commercial Bank of...
Hundreds of PRC government officials, financiers, journalists, and others tackled the issue of financial reform at the Second...
As the January 1 implementation date of the PRC Enterprise Income Tax Law approaches, major accounting firms have begun...
China Banking and Regulatory Commission (CBRC) Chair Liu Mingkang announced last month that the PRC draft Financial Leasing Law...
WTO establishes dispute panel to focus on China's IPR regime The World Trade Organization's (WTO) Dispute Settlement Body on...

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