Research Articles

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...
The reform of China’s state-owned enterprises (SOEs) was a key focus of last year’s third plenum decision to let the market...
After years of debate, China is set to implement a new resource tax on coal  starting December 1. The new tax will be based on...
At the APEC CEO Summit on November 10, US President Barack Obama announced plans to extend visa validity for Chinese visitors...
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...
US and Chinese negotiators met in Beijing during the last week of September to continue their work on a bilateral investment...
Preparations are underway for a bilateral meeting between Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping in Beijing immediately...
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...
Your customers have probably heard that US companies do business in China so they can cut costs and outsource American jobs. It...
American companies doing business in China are experiencing continued pressure on profit margins, driven by increasing local...
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...
China’s top leadership plans to tackle executive pay at state firms as it focuses on implementing its broader economic and...
Discussions on the rule of law and economic development in western China are set to dominate China’s next meeting for its...
The United States and China have maintained a steady schedule of negotiations on the Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT), with...
China’s sweeping overhaul of its decades-old residency system has the potential to boost consumer spending, increase labor...
In November 2012, China’s outgoing President Hu Jintao told the next generation of Chinese leaders that systemic corruption...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...

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