Research Articles

As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spreads, having accounted for $250 billion in construction in about five years, it is...
The Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Market Regulatory Authority (MRA) recently issued a penalty decision against a foreign...
Made in China 2025 (MIC2025), a central government economic plan that supports the development of advanced technology...
On July 28, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) submitted comments to the National People’s Congress concerning the third...
Government ministries have recently announced a series of regulations on blockchain technology, which allows for the creation...
Despite its widespread use in China, multinational companies struggle to integrate the popular Chinese messaging service WeChat...
Following two years of decline, the United States exported more goods in 2017 to China than ever before– in excess of $127...
China captured headlines in 2010 when its GDP surpassed Japan’s, creating a shift in the world economic hierarchy for the first...
By all accounts, China’s ecommerce market is booming. Chinese customers spent more than $670 billion online in 2015, a more...
After more than a decade, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) on December 28, 2015 released a revised...
Following 10 months of silence, the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee in December passed China’s first...
Efforts over the past year to enhance China’s information technology security policies have raised serious concerns among...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
Following President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States last month, the US and China announced a list of energy and...
US and Chinese negotiators are gearing up for a busy quarter as they head into bilateral and multilateral trade and investment...
Amidst growing concern nationwide about China’s air quality, in late August the Standing Committee of the National People’s...
Explosions at a Tianjin chemical plant in August—resulting in at least 160 dead, 14 missing, and hundreds still hospitalizedd—...
A lack of recent news about competition-related investigation cases should not be misinterpreted as a lull in enforcement...
President Xi Jinping called for an “energy revolution” in June 2014 aimed at improving energy efficiency through the...
Despite progress on competition concerns at the December 2014 Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) meeting,...
On April 2, USCBC was pleased to have Thomas Lorenzen (Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP) and Tad Ferris (Partner, Foley &...
China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) published the finalized 2015...
New openings for foreign investment and preferential taxes for goods sold through pilot e-commerce channels have raised...
The United States and China wrapped up three days of commercial negotiations in Chicago yesterday, making  progress on...
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...
As US and Chinese government officials prepare for a busy season of bilateral engagement—including the November meetings of the...
When a foreign company wants to construct a new building in China, it is required to work with a so-called “design institute,”...
Overcapacity, or a glut of production capabilities, is a growing concern for US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies...
US governors are heading to China in increasing numbers to seek potential investors for public and private projects. Since 2009...

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