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  Companies report that implementing measures released since the law went into effect have made the ecommerce regulatory...
China has released two separate tariff exclusion lists in the past few weeks, with two different processes. At least one of...
“In Congress there are national security hawks on China, trade hawks on China, and human rights hawks on China…In the last few...
Companies generally agree that the IP commitments included in the Phase One agreement are a step in the right direction. Some...
What happened On February 6, 2020, the State Council Customs and Tariff Commission announced that starting on February 14, 2020...
The system is still far from comprehensive implementation, with several bureaucratic challenges remaining.  It is still too...
The agreement includes considerable positive developments on issues concerning financial services, agriculture, and...
While the new blueprint serves as a supplement to MIC 2025, the target goals are different from those of the original policy....
China has made significant changes to intellectual property and technology transfer policies. The deal is expected to resolve...
Several provincial governments appointed banking executives to key political positions, which may indicate a greater focus on...
USCBC’s Board of Directors met with Chinese cabinet-level officials in Beijing this month. Delegates pressed for a negotiated...
Presidents Trump and Xi will meet on the sidelines of the G20 Summit near the end of June, with preparatory talks starting this...
President Xi recently pledged improvements to market access, IP protection, competitive markets, and monetary policy among...
China recently made a series of regulatory changes that took immediate effect and address US technology transfer concerns,...
Processing times in Shanghai have increased to over two months for US business visa applications, according to data provided by...
Late last month, an explosion at a chemical plant in Jiangsu killed 78 people. Structural issues such as incentives of local...
Across meetings, officials committed to finalizing a bilateral agreement, but concerns about a unilateral enforcement mechanism...
Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
Trump announced Sunday that he will extend the March 1 deadline to allow more time for negotiations as talks have made “...
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...
Trade talks to date have touched on a wide range of issues, but have not narrowed differences on structural issues like IP...
Most of the changes are consistent with central government reforms of 2018, such as the restructuring of agencies in market...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the G20, China’s government appeared to address key US concerns...
Various efforts are underway to preserve the WTO by reforming it, but none yet have backing from both China and the United...
It is uncertain whether Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will reach an agreement at their December 1 meeting that can...
China’s SOE reforms aim to strengthen the companies by reducing overcapacity and mitigating high levels of debt Reforms have...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
On a recent visit to Beijing, the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) Board of Directors urged the Chinese government to...

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