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Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials are increasingly calling on companies to support the creation of party organizations...
Recent rebukes from Chinese regulators have prompted a review of corporate websites to ensure the classification of place names...
USCBC’s comparative chart of China’s new and past foreign investment catalogues demonstrates that the new Catalogue Guiding...
On April 8, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), in consultation with the Ministry of Commerce, released the...
A year after the amended Consumer Protection Law (CPL) was implemented, consumer complaints in China increased by 14.3 percent...
The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will launch 20 workshops with Chinese agencies over the next two years to engage...
Squeezed by an economic downturn and the tepid pace of economic reforms, domestic Chinese companies share the concerns of US...
American companies are seeing small benefits from China’s national administrative licensing reform agenda, but a number of...
Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at...
China has announced further details about plans to gradually decrease government control over investment decisions. The...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
Government-mandated price controls, once a hallmark of China’s socialist economy, may soon be abolished for all but a small...
For many global companies, having a China base means more than just paving the way for greater access to the China market. Over...
Despite new obstacles, growth in China remains robust, and US companies are dedicated to the China market—that was a clear...
China’s four free trade zones (FTZs)—the initial Shanghai FTZ and subsequent zones in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian—offer...
As US and Chinese officials prepare for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s late September visit to the United States and bilateral...
China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to make his first formal state visit to the United States the week of September 21,...
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...
The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) latest assessment of China’s economic reform efforts shows some acceleration in reform...
Beset by rising local debt—RMB 17.9 trillion ($2.9 trillion) as of June—Chinese policymakers have been struggling to rein in...
China’s policymakers are starting to reveal details about the direction of the country’s next Five-Year Plan (FYP), the central...
Early this month analysts and investors were surprised when Bloomberg News reported that Chinese policymakers had agreed to “...
Though 2014 was a busy year for enforcers of China’s relatively new Antimonopoly Law (AML), the number of investigations filed...
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...
The United States and China wrapped up three days of commercial negotiations in Chicago yesterday, making  progress on...
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...

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