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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...
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—...

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