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Following the first session of the 12th National People’s Congress in March 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced that reforming...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
Describing corruption as a “disease that calls for powerful drugs,” Chinese President Xi Jinping promised members of the...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
Over the past four decades, China has seen the largest migration in human history. Since 1979, more than 300 million rural...
In another signal of how the Chinese government will implement reform measures to reign in local government debt, cool...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
China’s top year-end economic policymaking conference closed with an apparent statement of support for “steady” negotiations on...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
At a breakfast co-hosted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) in Beijing, Vice President Joe Biden urged China to establish...
China’s new leadership has proposed a series of sweeping policy reforms in a document released late last week after the third...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
China’s leaders are expected to set a broad economic reform agenda this November at the third plenum, the Chinese Communist...
As the economic reform debate continues in China, inter-agency divisions—especially between the National Development and Reform...
With the Chinese Communist Party’s main event over—last November’s leadership transition—officials and party leaders will meet...
The PRC State Council recently announced the cancellation or decentralization of 107 administrative items. This announcement,...
Chinese government agencies have released key details about carbon trading pilot programs in seven municipalities and provinces...
As the internal discussion about the prospects of economic reform continues to play out in China, the Standing Committee of the...
On May 3, the State Council released draft regulations for public comment on Administration Regulation of Entry and Exit of...
Since Chinese President Xi Jinping was elevated to general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in November 2012, his...
Many of the most important PRC ministries and agencies with oversight over the economy, trade, monetary policy, and domestic...
On April 27, the State Council announced the new leadership lineups for several ministries that were reorganized during the...
  The National People's Congress (NPC) closed this weekend with the announcement of a new lineup of government leaders, as well...
While China’s entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 opened many sectors to foreign investment, significant ownership...
Transforming China’s industrial structure, encouraging services outsourcing, and protecting intellectual property rights are...
In recent weeks, provincial and local governments across China have taken concrete steps to implement key PRC government...
PRC premier Wen Jiabao concluded the two-day National Financial Work Conference in Beijing on January 7, in which he stressed...
Merger and acquisition (M&A) review activity picked up in the last few months of 2011. Recent regulatory changes and...

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