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USCBC launched a new tool this week to evaluate China’s progress in implementing economic reforms that will impact member...
As the US government prepares for upcoming negotiations at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in early July,...
A new set of State Council measures released earlier this month lays out high-level goals and principles that provide an...
In 2014, China’s quality, standards, and conformity assessment agencies plan to focus on initiatives that support reform by...
China’s leading economic planning body recently announced it had begun the initial research phase for the 13th Five-Year Plan (...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
The State Council recently released the official 2014 priorities for a key interagency group on intellectual property rights (...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of human resources (HR) are focused on implementing reform to social insurance and income...
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...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
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...

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