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China’s main regulatory document laying out sectors open to foreign investment—including sectors with specific ownership caps...
After years of debate, China is set to implement a new resource tax on coal  starting December 1. The new tax will be based on...
At the APEC CEO Summit on November 10, US President Barack Obama announced plans to extend visa validity for Chinese visitors...
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...
In a move that could open up China’s domestic market for foreign electronic payment service providers, the State Council on...
The Chinese Communist Party released its fourth plenum decision document—a paper announcing the outcomes from its October “...
The opening of China’s long-awaited Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect, a trading link that would allow more foreign investment...
China’s Communist Party leadership today revealed incremental legal and corruption-related reforms at the close of its party...
China’s major meeting for directing party governance—the Fourth Plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress—...
Stricter party governance, centering on judicial reforms and the “rule of law,” is among the anticipated discussion topics for...
China’s economic reform efforts have so far had a limited impact on American companies, and their implementation remains...
As US and Chinese government officials prepare for a busy season of bilateral engagement—including the November meetings of the...
Foreign companies are under increasing pressure to keep their Chinese workforces satisfied, as new workers demand better...
Little progress was made in transparency talks between the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and China’s State Council...
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...
China’s Vice Premier Wang Yang recently sent a message of reassurance to a select audience of executives from nearly 20...
On September 25, China’s State Council released a comprehensive plan outlining regional economic cooperation in key areas like...
New amendments to China’s Budget Law now allow local governments to issue debt in domestic bond markets. Debt issuance is a...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
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...
China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor...
On July 25, the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee passed the 2014 China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...
Producers who violate China’s food safety standards could face stiffer penalties if a draft revision of the country’s Food...
Building on the efforts of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), China’s national leaders said at the beginning of July that they...
A recently released revised list of foreign ownership restrictions in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers reductions that...
Newly released draft regulations from the State Administration of Industry and Commerce (SAIC) could limit the abilities of...

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