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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...
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 Communist Party leadership today revealed incremental legal and corruption-related reforms at the close of its party...
China’s major meeting for directing party governance—the Fourth Plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress—...
Stricter party governance, centering on judicial reforms and the “rule of law,” is among the anticipated discussion topics for...
China’s economic reform efforts have so far had a limited impact on American companies, and their implementation remains...
As US and Chinese government officials prepare for a busy season of bilateral engagement—including the November meetings of the...
Little progress was made in transparency talks between the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and China’s State Council...
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...
China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor...
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...
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...
A key figure in the enforcement of China’s Antimonopoly Law (AML) insisted that Chinese regulatory procedures and AML...
After several years of implementing policies to promote China’s strategic emerging industries (SEI), local and central...
规范价格行政处罚权的若干规定 1. These rules are formulated according to the Administrative Punishment Law, Pricing Law, Administrative...
As part of a trade promotion event in Shanghai, Hunan’s governor and party secretary met with US-China Business Council (USCBC...
Judicial pilot programs announced last week could reduce local protectionism in Chinese courtrooms and—over time—improve the...
China’s announcement at the 2013 Strategic & Economic Dialogue that it would use the US approach to bilateral investment...
USCBC launched a new tool this week to evaluate China’s progress in implementing economic reforms that will impact member...

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