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Over the course of the past year more than 21 Chinese government agencies and ministries have released or have said they will...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has been regarded as a testing ground for liberalizing the country’s financial...
Ever since China’s leaders launched the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) on September 29, foreign investors have...
China’s newest economic reform incubator—the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ)—has introduced conceptual changes to...
As the Chinese government continues to investigate multinational companies for bribery and price fixing, firms doing business...
International industry representatives have expressed concern about fair treatment in China’s information technology (IT)...
According to US-China Business Council (USCBC) sources and Chinese media reports, the National Development and Reform...
As the economic reform debate continues in China, inter-agency divisions—especially between the National Development and Reform...
Over the last several weeks, the United States and China through the Innovation Dialogue have engaged on a number of USCBC...
While China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 opened many sectors to foreign investment, significant ownership...
PRC premier Wen Jiabao concluded the two-day National Financial Work Conference in Beijing on January 7, in which he stressed...
Transforming China’s industrial structure, encouraging services outsourcing, and protecting intellectual property rights are...
The PRC government agreed to pursue “a proactive fiscal policy and prudent monetary policy” in 2012, according to a statement...
Merger and acquisition (M&A) review activity picked up in the last few months of 2011. Recent regulatory changes and...
China has finalized long-awaited revisions to a key foreign direct investment policy document that offers few reductions in...
The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee last week passed the Circular Economy Promotion Law, which aims to...
The PRC Ministry of Finance (MOF) recently issued clarifications to China's current government procurement regime. MOF's...
The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), two key PRC economic agencies,...
In the run up to the Olympics, numerous--and often conflicting--reports have emerged on applications for "F" (business visit)...
US officials have been busy negotiating with their PRC counterparts in the lead up to next month's meeting of the Joint...
Soon after China's groundbreaking Antimonopoly Law (AML) took effect on August 1, PRC officials announced the formation of the...
Mark Sobel, US Department of the Treasury deputy assistant secretary, on June 30 met with companies and associations to discuss...
The draft Measures on Urban Commercial Networks, released for public comment on April 2, lay out criteria and procedures for...
Representatives from several PRC government financial agencies traveled to Washington, DC, last week to discuss financial...
China's Finance ministry recently instituted new procedures that PRC government entities must follow when purchasing imported...
Looking back at 2007... China delivered another year of strong economic growth in 2007, propelled largely by high levels of...
Patent applications and approvals in China reached new highs in 2007, which may indicate an increasing public awareness of...
The 31st meeting of the 10th National People's Congress Standing Committee, which closed on December 29, 2007, passed The Labor...
Heading into the new year, China's leaders appear increasingly concerned about inflation and runaway lending. At China's 2007...

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