Research Articles

Woeful performance data from China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) may be increasing calls for reform, but a recent policy...
At the Chinese government’s last major meeting of the year, leaders committed to structural reforms and policies to stabilize a...
Over the past month, leaders from across the globe have met in a series of forums to discuss global trade, investment, and...
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...
American companies are seeing small benefits from China’s national administrative licensing reform agenda, but a number of...
At the first meeting of a new, high-level dialogue on cybercrime, the United States and China agreed on guidelines for...
Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at...
China has announced further details about plans to gradually decrease government control over investment decisions. The...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
Government-mandated price controls, once a hallmark of China’s socialist economy, may soon be abolished for all but a small...
For many global companies, having a China base means more than just paving the way for greater access to the China market. Over...
Despite new obstacles, growth in China remains robust, and US companies are dedicated to the China market—that was a clear...
On October 9, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) released the “Draft Provisions for Supervising Insurance...
China’s 13th Five Year Plan (FYP), covering 2016-2020, will be submitted for review in late October at the next meeting for the...
China’s four free trade zones (FTZs)—the initial Shanghai FTZ and subsequent zones in Tianjin, Guangdong, and Fujian—offer...
The State Council’s long-awaited framework for reforming China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) marks limited progress on areas...
As US and Chinese officials prepare for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s late September visit to the United States and bilateral...
China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to make his first formal state visit to the United States the week of September 21,...
Concerns about China’s environmental degradation continue to grow, prompting both government and industry to reduce...
New rules to promote local innovation in Shanghai, which has nearly 15 percent of China’s total foreign investment, may provide...
“Made in China 2025” got a boost on June 24 when the State Council formed a high-level interagency task force to direct the...
A strong Chinese Communist Party (CCP) hand guiding state-owned enterprise (SOE) management was a central message emerging from...
A Beijing pilot program launched in May appears to reinforce China’s interest in opening the services sector to foreign...
New and broader guidelines for investment reviews and approvals in China are on the way, according to the Draft Regulations on...
China’s ongoing anticorruption drive to hunt “tigers” and “flies” – euphemisms for corrupt officials with varying degrees of...
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...

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