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Early this month analysts and investors were surprised when Bloomberg News reported that Chinese policymakers had agreed to “...
Though 2014 was a busy year for enforcers of China’s relatively new Antimonopoly Law (AML), the number of investigations filed...
Key House and Senate committees involved in the US trade agenda are taking shape for the 114th Congress and will play an...
Chinese authorities are ramping up scrutiny of multinational companies’ (MNC) tax reporting as they work to overhaul the...
With three more districts incorporated into the original Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) and three more free trade zones...
Zhang Kunsheng, China’s assistant foreign affairs minister and former secretary at the PRC’s embassy in the US, was recently...
The United States and China wrapped up three days of commercial negotiations in Chicago yesterday, making  progress on...
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming...
China has taken big steps forward in recent weeks with its plans to establish specialized intellectual property (IP) courts in...
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral...
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...
Though China did not play a major role in many congressional midterm elections, the makeup of the new Republican-led Congress...
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 “...
US companies conducting government affairs (GA) in China face a swiftly evolving operating environment, as Chinese government...
US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping are scheduled to meet in Beijing after the close of the Asia Pacific...
Chinese President Xi Jinping praised the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) at a top-level economic reform meeting this week and...
China’s Communist Party leadership today revealed incremental legal and corruption-related reforms at the close of its party...
China’s major meeting for directing party governance—the Fourth Plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Congress—...
Stricter party governance, centering on judicial reforms and the “rule of law,” is among the anticipated discussion topics for...
China’s economic reform efforts have so far had a limited impact on American companies, and their implementation remains...
As US and Chinese government officials prepare for a busy season of bilateral engagement—including the November meetings of the...
Little progress was made in transparency talks between the US Department of Commerce (DOC) and China’s State Council...
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...

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