Research Articles

The General Office of the State Council’s legislative work plan for 2018 indicates that several policies affecting foreign...
China’s legislature began its annual meeting today with the delivery of the Premier’s Government Work Report, which set an...
China’s moves, including environmental shutdowns, to cut production capacity have reduced supply, raised prices, and in some...
The recent release of December 2017 US trade data confirms that the year was a strong one for trade—with exports and imports...
The findings of the Commerce Department’s pair of Section 232 investigations into steel and aluminum, made public February 16,...
Chinese Communist Party (CCP) officials are increasingly calling on companies to support the creation of party organizations...
Recent rebukes from Chinese regulators have prompted a review of corporate websites to ensure the classification of place names...
Despite recent announcements that intended to reduce uncertainty surrounding foreign investment restrictions, doubts remain...
To assist companies as they plan for the year ahead, US-China Business Council staff  compiled short summaries of the recent...
China has further tightened control on internet services by blocking internet access for some unregistered customers, according...
After almost a decade of exponential growth in Chinese investment in the United States, Chinese mergers and acquisitions of US...
China’s senior Communist Party leaders will start the year approving a slate of nominations for high-level government positions...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC)’s updated report on compliance best practices finds that the anti-corruption campaign has...
Intensifying nationwide environmental enforcement is affecting foreign company supply chain management, compliance, and...
China’s top leadership closed its annual economic planning meeting with a number of signals as to how the China business...
Following its November 8 inaugural meeting, China’s newly-established Financial Stability and Development Committee (FSDC)...
Despite indications that US companies expect growth in revenue and profitability next year in China, concern about possible...
Since its inception in late 2015, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court’s (BIPC) pilot program to build an IP case system in...
President Donald Trump called for China to unilaterally balance the US-China economic relationship during his state visit to...
In a renewed push by China after the 19th Party Congress, officials are calling on foreign companies to support the creation of...
Mandatory across the board production capacity cuts that went into effect November 15 are causing companies to cut production...
Foreign investment restrictions in financial services are set to be relaxed and ultimately eliminated, according to statements...
President Donald Trump delivered strong criticism of China’s trade policies during his first state visit to Beijing, but will...
The State Council’s recently released interim measures for fair competition review appear to be a positive step toward...
President Donald Trump’s November 8-10 state visit to China will include bilateral discussions with President Xi Jinping...
Countries involved in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement began their 20th round of negotiations...
As the One Belt One Road (OBOR) plan brings the possibility of improved infrastructure and new business connections with China’...
China’s new political leadership will be unveiled on October 25 and mark a “new starting point” for economic reforms, according...
China’s economy is stable overall despite a slowdown in growth, but economic policy reform progress has stalled, Arthur Kroeber...
The third draft of China’s Standardization Law could create a barrier for foreign companies trying to market or manufacture...

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