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Across meetings, officials committed to finalizing a bilateral agreement, but concerns about a unilateral enforcement mechanism...
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...
USCBC’s 2018 member survey found that only about a quarter of American companies have party organizations in China. The...
Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the...
As tensions between the United States and China grow, US companies are exploring strategies to maintain and expand their sales...
Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials are increasingly calling on companies to support the creation of party organizations...
After almost a decade of exponential growth in Chinese investment in the United States, Chinese mergers and acquisitions of US...
Despite indications that US companies expect growth in revenue and profitability next year in China, concern about possible...
In a renewed push by China after the 19th Party Congress, officials are calling on foreign companies to support the creation of...
Foreign investment restrictions in financial services are set to be relaxed and ultimately eliminated, according to statements...
The State Council’s recently released interim measures for fair competition review appear to be a positive step toward...
Local governments are encouraging the establishment of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organizations within some multinational...
A small number of investment openings are expected as part of a revised list of sectors open to foreign investment, National...
A Beijing pilot program launched in May appears to reinforce China’s interest in opening the services sector to foreign...
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...
Though 2014 was a busy year for enforcers of China’s relatively new Antimonopoly Law (AML), the number of investigations filed...
Chinese authorities are ramping up scrutiny of multinational companies’ (MNC) tax reporting as they work to overhaul the...
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...
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...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
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...

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