Research Articles

China’s real estate market has long benefitted investors, with its astronomical growth rate and nonexistent property tax, but...
China’s legislature began its annual meeting today with the delivery of the Premier’s Government Work Report, which set an...
China’s senior Communist Party leaders will start the year approving a slate of nominations for high-level government positions...
President Donald Trump called for China to unilaterally balance the US-China economic relationship during his state visit to...
China’s legislative body is expected to deviate from the typical economic agenda when it convenes March 5 for its final session...
When President Xi Jinping suggested in November a shift to “supply-side economic growth,” he set in motion a flurry of domestic...
“Made in China 2025” got a boost on June 24 when the State Council formed a high-level interagency task force to direct the...
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...
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 “...
Chinese President Xi Jinping praised the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) at a top-level economic reform meeting this week and...
China’s economic reform efforts have so far had a limited impact on American companies, and their implementation remains...
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...
From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn raids” at foreign IT firms, China’s rising level of antimonopoly...
China’s top leadership plans to tackle executive pay at state firms as it focuses on implementing its broader economic and...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...
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...
Saying that China should focus on “actually opening markets,” US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew discussed China’s economic...
China’s recent push to address its environmental concerns—in particular its rampant air pollution—has brought to the forefront...
China’s leading economic planning body recently announced it had begun the initial research phase for the 13th Five-Year Plan (...
The State Council recently released the official 2014 priorities for a key interagency group on intellectual property rights (...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of human resources (HR) are focused on implementing reform to social insurance and income...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
In his opening remarks to the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress (NPC), Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...

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