Research Articles

While the new blueprint serves as a supplement to MIC 2025, the target goals are different from those of the original policy....
Most of the changes are consistent with central government reforms of 2018, such as the restructuring of agencies in market...
Local governments are encouraging the establishment of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organizations within some multinational...
Concerns about China’s environmental degradation continue to grow, prompting both government and industry to reduce...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
Beset by rising local debt—RMB 17.9 trillion ($2.9 trillion) as of June—Chinese policymakers have been struggling to rein in...
Chinese President Xi Jinping praised the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) at a top-level economic reform meeting this week and...
On the heels of the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the State Council released a...
New amendments to China’s Budget Law now allow local governments to issue debt in domestic bond markets. Debt issuance is a...
China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor...
China has launched a series of national pilots that seek to make state-owned enterprises (SOEs) more answerable to market...
A recently released revised list of foreign ownership restrictions in the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) offers reductions that...
The State Council recently released the official 2014 priorities for a key interagency group on intellectual property rights (...
In another signal of how the Chinese government will implement reform measures to reign in local government debt, cool...
Chinese government agencies have released key details about carbon trading pilot programs in seven municipalities and provinces...
The State Council last week approved a proposal for restructuring the Shanghai municipal government. This restructuring...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently released a compilation of outcomes from the three rounds of the Strategic...
China has recently announced several personnel changes. More personnel changes are expected in the run up to the National...