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China’s leading legislative body will convene March 3, with economic themes expected to be prominent on the agenda. Following...
With the release of China’s central government’s 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP)—an economic and social planning blueprint—expected...
Chinese regulators unveiled in October more detailed plans for transforming the country into an advanced manufacturing...
When President Xi Jinping suggested in November a shift to “supply-side economic growth,” he set in motion a flurry of domestic...
At the Chinese government’s last major meeting of the year, leaders committed to structural reforms and policies to stabilize a...
China’s 12th Five-Year Plan ends along with 2015, and it is important to reflect on what was and was not accomplished as China...
Despite new obstacles, growth in China remains robust, and US companies are dedicated to the China market—that was a clear...
“Made in China 2025” got a boost on June 24 when the State Council formed a high-level interagency task force to direct the...
New openings for foreign investment and preferential taxes for goods sold through pilot e-commerce channels have raised...
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...
China’s policymakers are starting to reveal details about the direction of the country’s next Five-Year Plan (FYP), the central...
Early this month analysts and investors were surprised when Bloomberg News reported that Chinese policymakers had agreed to “...
China’s main regulatory document laying out sectors open to foreign investment—including sectors with specific ownership caps...
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 PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Wednesday published a draft...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) on Wednesday published a draft...
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...
On September 25, China’s State Council released a comprehensive plan outlining regional economic cooperation in key areas like...
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...
On July 25, the Shanghai Municipal People's Congress Standing Committee passed the 2014 China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone...
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...

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