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Despite new obstacles, growth in China remains robust, and US companies are dedicated to the China market—that was a clear...
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 “...
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...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Wednesday published a draft...
The Chinese Communist Party released its fourth plenum decision document—a paper announcing the outcomes from its October “...
China’s economic reform efforts have so far had a limited impact on American companies, and their implementation remains...
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...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
On July 25, the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee passed the 2014 China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...
A recently released revised list of foreign ownership restrictions in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers reductions that...
After several years of implementing policies to promote China’s strategic emerging industries (SEI), local and central...
USCBC launched a new tool this week to evaluate China’s progress in implementing economic reforms that will impact member...
A new set of State Council measures released earlier this month lays out high-level goals and principles that provide an...
The State Council recently released the official 2014 priorities for a key interagency group on intellectual property rights (...
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...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
In its recently completed recommendations for the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the US-China Business Council (USCBC) urged...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...

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