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Starting April 1, seven Chinese cities and provinces raised their monthly minimum wages by an average of 12.5 percent,...
In recent weeks, several leadership transitions have taken place at Chinese government agencies that work closely with foreign...
With economic growth slowing sharply over the last three months, China’s State Council announced a spending package last...
China’s long-awaited urbanization plan indicates that the country’s leaders will focus on increasing access to social services...
As the United States and China restart negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT), the US-China Business Council (...
We are starting to hear a lot about a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China. Here’s hoping we hear a lot more. The...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
Speaking at this year’s meeting of the National People’s Congress, Premier Li Keqiang urged Chinese policymakers to “declare...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative...
China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to...
In his opening remarks to the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress (NPC), Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that...
In its recently completed recommendations for the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the US-China Business Council (USCBC) urged...
Speaking at an early February meeting of the State Council, Premier Li Keqiang linked China’s ongoing fight against corruption...
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
Following the first session of the 12th National People’s Congress in March 2013, Premier Li Keqiang announced that reforming...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
Describing corruption as a “disease that calls for powerful drugs,” Chinese President Xi Jinping promised members of the...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
The Obama administration yesterday formally nominated Senator Max Baucus, D-MT, to be the next US Ambassador to the People’s...
Over the past four decades, China has seen the largest migration in human history. Since 1979, more than 300 million rural...
Government officials from the United States and China had an active month of bilateral meetings and negotiations in December,...
In another signal of how the Chinese government will implement reform measures to reign in local government debt, cool...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
The US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) talks open today in Beijing, where US and Chinese government...
Accelerating the adoption of vehicle emission standards and promoting natural gas development were among key commitments agreed...
During his trip to Asia earlier this month, Vice President Joseph Biden held a full day of meetings in China, marked by...
China’s top year-end economic policymaking conference closed with an apparent statement of support for “steady” negotiations on...

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