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  Companies report that implementing measures released since the law went into effect have made the ecommerce regulatory...
Companies generally agree that the IP commitments included in the Phase One agreement are a step in the right direction. Some...
The agreement includes considerable positive developments on issues concerning financial services, agriculture, and...
Various efforts are underway to preserve the WTO by reforming it, but none yet have backing from both China and the United...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
China’s moves, including environmental shutdowns, to cut production capacity have reduced supply, raised prices, and in some...
The second draft of China’s Ecommerce Law takes a step forward in addressing some of the concerns the US-China Business Council...
The third draft of China’s Standardization Law could create a barrier for foreign companies trying to market or manufacture...
Disappointing bilateral negotiations between the United States and China have added few new successes to lackluster investment...
Local governments are encouraging the establishment of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) organizations within some multinational...
China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to make his first formal state visit to the United States the week of September 21,...
On January 13, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a circular notice completely removing...
In November, Chinese and US negotiators surprised the global business community by announcing an end to a standoff over high-...
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral...
Amid a slowdown in China’s economy and tension between the United States and China on a variety of issues, US and Chinese...
China’s announcement at the 2013 Strategic & Economic Dialogue that it would use the US approach to bilateral investment...
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...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative...
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...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
As the economic reform debate continues in China, inter-agency divisions—especially between the National Development and Reform...
The PRC government agreed to pursue “a proactive fiscal policy and prudent monetary policy” in 2012, according to a statement...
Merger and acquisition (M&A) review activity picked up in the last few months of 2011. Recent regulatory changes and...
Looking back at 2007... China delivered another year of strong economic growth in 2007, propelled largely by high levels of...
Food and product safety remains a major concern on both sides of the Pacific, and discussions on how to address these issues...