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A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
Since the launch of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone on September 29, more than 13 central and local government...
China’s leaders are expected to set a broad economic reform agenda this November at the third plenum, the Chinese Communist...
The China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) has been regarded as a testing ground for liberalizing the country’s financial...
Expanding the size, efficiency, and diversity of China’s healthcare sector to meet growing consumer demand are key aims of...
Recent severe smog incidents in northeast China have cast the country’s environmental problems back into the spotlight. In...
Ever since China’s leaders launched the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) on September 29, foreign investors have...
As the US government shutdown shuttered many federal offices in Washington and forced President Barack Obama to cancel a much-...
China’s newest economic reform incubator—the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ)—has introduced conceptual changes to...
When lawmakers Monday failed to reach a budget agreement that would have prevented a US government shutdown, many government...
As the Chinese government continues to investigate multinational companies for bribery and price fixing, firms doing business...
US officials continued to push for the lowering of trade and investment barriers into China at the Joint Commission on Commerce...
International industry representatives have expressed concern about fair treatment in China’s information technology (IT)...
According to US-China Business Council (USCBC) sources and Chinese media reports, the National Development and Reform...
As the economic reform debate continues in China, inter-agency divisions—especially between the National Development and Reform...
With the Chinese Communist Party’s main event over—last November’s leadership transition—officials and party leaders will meet...
Chinese officials have come under increasing public pressure to reduce air pollution since January, when 19 days of “hazardous...
In the year since the State Council released its 12th Five Year Plan (FYP) on developing strategic emerging industries (SEIs),...
Over the last several weeks, the United States and China through the Innovation Dialogue have engaged on a number of USCBC...
China committed this week to begin substantive negotiations for a Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) based on two key concepts...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) led a delegation of member companies to the Central China Expo (CCE) in Zhengzhou, Henan...
The PRC State Council recently announced the cancellation or decentralization of 107 administrative items. This announcement,...
Chinese government agencies have released key details about carbon trading pilot programs in seven municipalities and provinces...
As the internal discussion about the prospects of economic reform continues to play out in China, the Standing Committee of the...
On May 3, the State Council released draft regulations for public comment on Administration Regulation of Entry and Exit of...
Since Chinese President Xi Jinping was elevated to general secretary of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) in November 2012, his...
Many of the most important PRC ministries and agencies with oversight over the economy, trade, monetary policy, and domestic...
As internal debate in China over reform to state-owned enterprises (SOEs) continues, SOE profitability—and competitiveness—is a...
On April 27, the State Council announced the new leadership lineups for several ministries that were reorganized during the...
  The National People's Congress (NPC) closed this weekend with the announcement of a new lineup of government leaders, as well...

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