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As the US government prepares for upcoming negotiations at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in early July,...
A new set of State Council measures released earlier this month lays out high-level goals and principles that provide an...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
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...
As the United States and China restart negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT), the US-China Business Council (...
We are starting to hear a lot about a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China. Here’s hoping we hear a lot more. The...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative...
China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to...
In its recently completed recommendations for the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the US-China Business Council (USCBC) urged...
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
Following the first session of the 12th National People’s Congress in March 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced that reforming...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
The Obama administration yesterday formally nominated Senator Max Baucus, D-MT, to be the next US Ambassador to the People’s...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
During his trip to Asia earlier this month, Vice President Joseph Biden held a full day of meetings in China, marked by...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
China’s leaders have emphasized accelerating and improving tax reform in the decision document they released following the...
Following the conclusion of the third plenum of the 18th Party Congress on November 12, China’s leaders have refined their...
China’s new leadership has proposed a series of sweeping policy reforms in a document released late last week after the third...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
Over the course of the past year more than 21 Chinese government agencies and ministries have released or have said they will...

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