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The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were...
In meetings over the past week, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met in Beijing and Shanghai with senior representatives...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
China recently issued two revised lists of restricted sectors for foreign investment: one applying nationwide, and a second...
China’s economic policymakers today released a revised list of restricted sectors for foreign investment, which incorporates...
After almost a decade of exponential growth in Chinese investment in the United States, Chinese mergers and acquisitions of US...
Foreign investment restrictions in financial services are set to be relaxed and ultimately eliminated, according to statements...
China confirmed a few new foreign investment openings earlier today, but did not add any liberalizations beyond those already...
  Chinese Investment in the US:  2017 Mid-Year Analysis Based on data from the first half of the year, 2017 appears to be on...
Chinese leaders reinforced commitments to globalization and opposition to protectionism during a set of two major forums...
A small number of investment openings are expected as part of a revised list of sectors open to foreign investment, National...
Echoing statements from economic leaders in late 2016, China has announced plans to significantly reduce foreign market access...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC)’s revised recommendations on improving China’s licensing system call for foreign-invested...
New online publishing rules announced February 14 largely reinforce existing law, which prohibits foreign investment in China’s...
During President Xi Jinping’s recent Washington visit, China missed its self-imposed deadline to provide a revised offer for...
China’s recently released 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) includes ambitious economic targets aimed to significantly reducing carbon...
The PRC National People’s Congress concluded this month with the release of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) on National...
A Beijing pilot program launched in May appears to reinforce China’s interest in opening the services sector to foreign...
China’s Draft Foreign Investment Law, which will restructure the foreign investment legal regime, leaves significant room for...
New openings for foreign investment and preferential taxes for goods sold through pilot e-commerce channels have raised...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
China’s State Council has called for an important adjustment of the approval process for foreign and domestic investment...
The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) latest assessment of China’s economic reform efforts shows some acceleration in reform...
On January 13, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a circular notice completely removing...
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...
China’s main regulatory document laying out sectors open to foreign investment—including sectors with specific ownership caps...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Wednesday published a draft...

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