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With the prospect of the passage of legislation on China's currency growing dimmer by the day, the US House of Representatives...
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 PRC Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), along with other central-government agencies and the governors of six inland provinces,...
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...
The PRC State Council this week assigned functions and portfolios to China's newly appointed vice premiers and state councilors...
The PRC State Council's Development Research Center (DRC) held its ninth annual China Development Forum in Beijing March 23-24...
After the National People's Congress approved a government restructuring plan and appointed leaders to head new agencies last...
As the curtains closed on the first session of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) on Tuesday, legislators announced new...
CURRENCY The US Congress' two-week recess from March 17-28 is providing a respite from possible legislative action on matters...
The first week of the inaugural 11th National People's Congress (NPC) session in Beijing featured the unveiling of a much...
PRC legislators on March 11 unveiled a draft plan to streamline parts of China's administrative structure by consolidating...
Legislation to reform the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) that could affect companies importing from China passed the...
China's legislature will elect top state leaders, including president and vice president, at the first plenary session of the...
China's Finance ministry recently instituted new procedures that PRC government entities must follow when purchasing imported...
The US Department of Transportation (DOT) last week approved two nonstop flights to China that will start daily operation next...
US-based Bain Capital LLC and China-based Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., who agreed to jointly invest in US tech company 3Com...
China's entry into the World Trade Organization in 2001 brought expectations of a gradual opening in telecom services, but...
During her travels to Asia this week, US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on February 26 met with PRC President Hu Jintao...
China recently completed its regular process of provincial leadership appointments, which were determined during provincial...
Looking back at 2007... China delivered another year of strong economic growth in 2007, propelled largely by high levels of...
The combined effects of the Beijing Olympics, looming inflationary pressures, and a potential US recession could make 2008 a "...
To meet part of its 2001 accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and 2006 US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and...
Following recent personnel changes, China's cabinet, implemented another round of bureaucratic reshuffling. More personnel...

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