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Saying that China should focus on “actually opening markets,” US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew discussed China’s economic...
China’s recent push to address its environmental concerns—in particular its rampant air pollution—has brought to the forefront...
China’s leading economic planning body recently announced it had begun the initial research phase for the 13th Five-Year Plan (...
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...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...
In his opening remarks to the annual meeting of the National People’s Congress (NPC), Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said that...
Although the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone (FTZ) administration announced its organizational structure soon after the...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
Over the past four decades, China has seen the largest migration in human history. Since 1979, more than 300 million rural...
In another signal of how the Chinese government will implement reform measures to reign in local government debt, cool...
China’s top year-end economic policymaking conference closed with an apparent statement of support for “steady” negotiations on...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
China’s new leadership has proposed a series of sweeping policy reforms in a document released late last week after the third...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
A much anticipated communiqué issued on Tuesday at the close of a key Chinese Communist Party meeting sets out a bold-sounding...
China’s leaders are expected to set a broad economic reform agenda this November at the third plenum, the Chinese Communist...
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...
Many of the most important PRC ministries and agencies with oversight over the economy, trade, monetary policy, and domestic...
PRC premier Wen Jiabao concluded the two-day National Financial Work Conference in Beijing on January 7, in which he stressed...
The PRC government agreed to pursue “a proactive fiscal policy and prudent monetary policy” in 2012, according to a statement...
The Standing Committee of the 11th National People's Congress (NPC) last week released its 2008 work plan and legislative...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission in July officially released a comprehensive plan for the development of...
The PRC National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and the ministries of Water Resources and Construction recently...
As part of its effort to reduce the Chinese economy's reliance on the manufacturing sector, the PRC State Council last week...
The full National People's Congress (NPC), which began its annual meeting on March 4, is expected to close this Friday and will...
The PRC Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC) released its 2007 legislative agenda this week, which lists...

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