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There is much speculation in the United States about the direction of policy and US-China relations under President Xi Jinping...
When President Xi Jinping suggested in November a shift to “supply-side economic growth,” he set in motion a flurry of domestic...
China’s 13th Five Year Plan (FYP), covering 2016-2020, will be submitted for review in late October at the next meeting for the...
China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to make his first formal state visit to the United States the week of September 21,...
Concerns about China’s environmental degradation continue to grow, prompting both government and industry to reduce...
“Made in China 2025” got a boost on June 24 when the State Council formed a high-level interagency task force to direct the...
A strong Chinese Communist Party (CCP) hand guiding state-owned enterprise (SOE) management was a central message emerging from...
New and broader guidelines for investment reviews and approvals in China are on the way, according to the Draft Regulations on...
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...
Beset by rising local debt—RMB 17.9 trillion ($2.9 trillion) as of June—Chinese policymakers have been struggling to rein in...
Chinese authorities are ramping up scrutiny of multinational companies’ (MNC) tax reporting as they work to overhaul the...
Zhang Kunsheng, China’s assistant foreign affairs minister and former secretary at the PRC’s embassy in the US, was recently...
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming...
China has taken big steps forward in recent weeks with its plans to establish specialized intellectual property (IP) courts in...
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral...
The reform of China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) was a key focus of last year’s third plenum decision to let the market...
The Chinese Communist Party released its fourth plenum decision document—a paper announcing the outcomes from its October “...
US companies conducting government affairs (GA) in China face a swiftly evolving operating environment, as Chinese government...
US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to meet in Beijing after the close of the Asia Pacific...
Chinese President Xi Jinping praised the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) at a top-level economic reform meeting this week and...
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...
New amendments to China’s Budget Law now allow local governments to issue debt in domestic bond markets. Debt issuance is a...

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