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Merger and acquisition (M&A) review activity picked up in the last few months of 2011. Recent regulatory changes and...
The State Council last week approved a proposal for restructuring the Shanghai municipal government. This restructuring...
At the close of its October 9-12 meeting, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Central Committee issued a statement affirming...
China's State Council announced the appointments and removals of several high-level officials in the last two months. Amid the...
US and PRC government officials met on September 16 in Yorba Linda, California, for the 19th session of the Joint Commission on...
Since China's Antimonopoly Law (AML) took effect August 1, it has generated substantial public interest, as well as some...
To prepare for the fifth round of the US-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED), which is scheduled to be held in Beijing in...
The National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee last week passed the Circular Economy Promotion Law, which aims to...
The PRC Ministry of Finance (MOF) recently issued clarifications to China's current government procurement regime. MOF's...
The Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), two key PRC economic agencies,...
The State Council on August 12 issued a plan that signals key changes in the responsibilities of the Administration on Quality...
The National Energy Administration (NEA), the PRC's new energy regulator under the National Development and Reform Commission (...
US officials have been busy negotiating with their PRC counterparts in the lead up to next month's meeting of the Joint...
Mark Sobel, US Department of the Treasury deputy assistant secretary, on June 30 met with companies and associations to discuss...
The United States and China made incremental progress on consumer safety issues at the fourth SED on June 17-18 in Annapolis,...
Following the government reorganization plan approved by the National People's Congress in March, each of the new and...
During the third meeting of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) Standing Committee, held June 24-26 in Beijing and hosted...
The fourth session of the US-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) concluded today with the two sides launching investment...
Since the PRC Enterprise Income Tax (EIT) Law took effect in January, unanswered questions surrounding the criteria and...
US and PRC government officials are finalizing the agenda for the fourth round of the Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED) set to...
With Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou now in office, Beijing appointed a veteran PRC diplomat, Wang Yi, to head the State...
US and PRC government officials are in the midst of a flurry of bilateral visits and discussions that cover a wide range of...
The Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) last week released its 2008 work plan and legislative...
The newly established Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) and General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection...
US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie visited Beijing and Shanghai last week for meetings with PRC...
The draft Measures on Urban Commercial Networks, released for public comment on April 2, lay out criteria and procedures for...
Representatives from several PRC government financial agencies traveled to Washington, DC, last week to discuss financial...
China last week announced new State Council deputy secretary generals, a vice minister of Finance, three vice ministers of...
US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson met with China's top leadership and his new counterpart for the Strategic Economic Dialogue...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) recently released China's 11th Five-Year Plan (FYP, 2006-10) on...

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