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The PRC Ministry of Commerce recently released its 2008 Foreign Market Access report. The report, issued annually since 2003,...
The State Council Legislative Affairs Office (SCLAO) on May 6 released for comment draft Implementing Regulations for the PRC...
The US-China Business Council's (USCBC) Beijing office held a human resources (HR) workshop on talent retention on May 8; the...
In line with the State Council's Regulations on the Disclosure of Government Information, which took effect May 1, several PRC...
To further promote government transparency, the PRC State Council posted on its website a list of new laws and regulations...
China's product and technology standards-setting regime is a top issue for US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies....
US-China Business Council (USCBC) sources indicate that the State Council has approved long-awaited regulations that clarify...
New records were set last year for the number of patent and trademark applications in China, reflecting PRC firms' growing...
The draft Measures on Urban Commercial Networks, released for public comment on April 2, lay out criteria and procedures for...
Representatives from several PRC government financial agencies traveled to Washington, DC, last week to discuss financial...
At a conference held in late March in Xiamen, Fujian, PRC State Administration of Taxation (SAT) Chief Economist Dong Shukui...
The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released its 2008 Leading Opinion on Attracting Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) last month....
The PRC State Administration of Taxation (SAT) recently issued regulations that will redistribute corporate income tax payment...
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...
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...
The 31st meeting of the 10th National People's Congress Standing Committee, which closed on December 29, 2007, passed The Labor...
State Council clarifies income tax transition for existing FIEs... The PRC State Council Notice on Transition of Preferential...
The State Council Legislative Affairs Office, Ministry of Finance (MOF), and State Administration of Taxation (SAT) jointly...
Heading into the new year, China's leaders appear increasingly concerned about inflation and runaway lending. At China's 2007...

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