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China’s top legislative body recently approved long-awaited amendments to the country’s Environmental Protection Law (EPL) that...
On April 14, all 40,000 workers of Yue Yuen Industrial, a Chinese shoe manufacturer that supplies American brands such as Nike...
US exports to China continue to contribute to US job and economic growth, with total exports reaching $120 billion in 2013. The...
Phil Groves, president and founding partner of DAC Management, a Chicago-based investment management and services firm with 14...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of managing intellectual property rights (IPR) issues are focusing their attention on a...
New regulations limiting the proportion of dispatch—or temporary—workers in China went into effect on March 1, constraining...
Chinese regulators have recently released two measures meant to make merger and acquisition (M&A) review processes faster...
The State Council recently released the official 2014 priorities for a key interagency group on intellectual property rights (...
China’s insurance industry regulator will ease restrictions on the number of companies insurers can invest in and expand...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of human resources (HR) are focused on implementing reform to social insurance and income...
Starting April 1, seven Chinese cities and provinces raised their monthly minimum wages by an average of 12.5 percent,...
China’s long-awaited urbanization plan indicates that the country’s leaders will focus on increasing access to social services...
As the United States and China restart negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT), the US-China Business Council (...
We are starting to hear a lot about a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China. Here’s hoping we hear a lot more. The...
Reforms to China’s financial sectors may be advancing in a key area—interest rate liberalization. Depending on its...
US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie highlighted the need for China to reduce foreign ownership...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of approving and regulating foreign investment are focused on facilitating a more open...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative...
China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to...
US companies across nearly every industry and sector face licensing and approvals challenges in China. To help address these...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) has called on US government agencies to address China’s High- and New-Technology...
China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised a series of company registration regulations that remove...
In its recently completed recommendations for the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the US-China Business Council (USCBC) urged...
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) on February 7 highlighted the need for fair treatment and stronger enforcement of foreign...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently finalized recommendations for improving China’s administrative licensing regime...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...

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