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Though 2014 was a busy year for enforcers of China’s relatively new Antimonopoly Law (AML), the number of investigations filed...
On January 13, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a circular notice completely removing...
Chinese authorities are ramping up scrutiny of multinational companies’ (MNC) tax reporting as they work to overhaul the...
With three more districts incorporated into the original Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and three more free trade zones...
From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese...
The United States and China wrapped up three days of commercial negotiations in Chicago yesterday, making  progress on...
China’s State Council has further decentralized the approval process for foreign, domestic, and outbound investment projects...
In November, Chinese and US negotiators surprised the global business community by announcing an end to a standoff over high-...
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming...
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral...
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...

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