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On Monday, August 5, the Treasury Department officially labeled China a currency manipulator. Though frequently threatened in...
On July 31, US-China Business Council (USCBC) President Craig Allen testified before the US-China Economic Security Review...
Presidents Trump and Xi will meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit near the end of June, with preparatory talks starting this...
President Xi recently pledged improvements to market access, IP protection, competitive markets, and monetary policy among...
China recently made a series of regulatory changes that took immediate effect and address US technology transfer concerns,...
China has rolled out a series of pilot programs employing blockchain to increase transparency and cut costs. However, China has...
The US Department of Commerce recently added 37 Chinese entities to its Unverified List (UVL), a list of entities whose end-use...
Processing times in Shanghai have increased to over two months for US business visa applications, according to data provided by...
Late last month, an explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu killed 78 people. Structural issues such as incentives of local...
Across meetings, officials committed to finalizing a bilateral agreement, but concerns about a unilateral enforcement mechanism...
Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
Despite the March 2018 government restructuring, many reforms continue to be carried out. China’s annual work plan for 2019 is...
Trump announced Sunday that he will extend the March 1 deadline to allow more time for negotiations as talks have made “...
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...
Trade talks to date have touched on a wide range of issues, but have not narrowed differences on structural issues like IP...
Most of the changes are consistent with central government reforms of 2018, such as the restructuring of agencies in market...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the G20, China’s government appeared to address key US concerns...
Various efforts are underway to preserve the WTO by reforming it, but none yet have backing from both China and the United...
It is uncertain whether Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will reach an agreement at their December 1 meeting that can...
USCBC’s 2018 member survey found that only about a quarter of American companies have party organizations in China. The...
China’s SOE reforms aim to strengthen the companies by reducing overcapacity and mitigating high levels of debt Reforms have...
USCBC’s 2018 Member Survey found that China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection environment remains generally...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
On a recent visit to Beijing, the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) Board of Directors urged the Chinese government to...
China is reducing tariffs on 1,585 products beginning November 1 to diversify its imports. The most recent tariff reductions...
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) may face mild competition from US and EU alternatives. While some have characterized BRI...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
The US-China trade conflict has once again escalated, with both sides preparing to implement tariffs on billions in goods next...

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