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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...
Recent food safety incidents in China have caused many foreign food and consumer goods companies to reexamine their quality...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...
Producers who violate China’s food safety standards could face stiffer penalties if a draft revision of the country’s Food...
China’s recent push to address its environmental concerns—in particular its rampant air pollution—has brought to the forefront...
US and Chinese officials must address operating challenges, particularly discriminatory intellectual property (IP) criteria,...
Amid a slowdown in China’s economy and tension between the United States and China on a variety of issues, US and Chinese...
After several years of implementing policies to promote China’s strategic emerging industries (SEI), local and central...

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