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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...
Despite indications that US companies expect growth in revenue and profitability next year in China, concern about possible...
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...
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...
Chinese authorities are ramping up scrutiny of multinational companies’ (MNC) tax reporting as they work to overhaul the...
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...
Amid a slowdown in China’s economy and tension between the United States and China on a variety of issues, US and Chinese...
China’s announcement at the 2013 Strategic & Economic Dialogue that it would use the US approach to bilateral investment...
As the US government prepares for upcoming negotiations at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in early July,...
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 (...
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...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative...
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...
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...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...

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