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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,...
Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
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...
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...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is approaching a May 21 deadline to update President Donald Trump on its World...
China’s central bank president, Yi Gang, once again reiterated China’s commitments to reform and opening while in Washington...
With the United States’ Section 301 investigation into Chinese technology transfer and recent ban cutting Chinese...
The General Office of the State Council’s legislative work plan for 2018 indicates that several policies affecting foreign...
China’s moves, including environmental shutdowns, to cut production capacity have reduced supply, raised prices, and in some...
Recent rebukes from Chinese regulators have prompted a review of corporate websites to ensure the classification of place names...
Since its inception in late 2015, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court’s (BIPC) pilot program to build an IP case system in...
The State Council’s recently released interim measures for fair competition review appear to be a positive step toward...
The third draft of China’s Standardization Law could create a barrier for foreign companies trying to market or manufacture...
USCBC’s comparative chart of China’s new and past foreign investment catalogues demonstrates that the new Catalogue Guiding...
Local governments are encouraging the establishment of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organizations within some multinational...
China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to make his first formal state visit to the United States the week of September 21,...
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...
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming...
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral...
The Chinese Communist Party released its fourth plenum decision document—a paper announcing the outcomes from its October “...
China’s Communist Party leadership today revealed incremental legal and corruption-related reforms at the close of its party...

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