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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...
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) may face mild competition from US and EU alternatives. While some have characterized BRI...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
President Donald Trump has decided against using much-anticipated new measures to restrict Chinese access to US technology and...
The third draft of China’s Standardization Law could create a barrier for foreign companies trying to market or manufacture...
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...
China has announced further details about plans to gradually decrease government control over investment decisions. The...
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...
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 “...
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...
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...
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...
A recently released revised list of foreign ownership restrictions in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers reductions that...
China’s economic reforms have yet to tangibly impact US-China Business Council (USCBC) member company operations and are...
Amid a slowdown in China’s economy and tension between the United States and China on a variety of issues, US and Chinese...

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