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New government policies have updated some of the below information. We're currenly working to update this article. In the...
  Companies report that implementing measures released since the law went into effect have made the ecommerce regulatory...
Nearly three years after the Cybersecurity Law went into effect, regulatory clarity remains elusive, including around the...
The agreement includes considerable positive developments on issues concerning financial services, agriculture, and...
While the new blueprint serves as a supplement to MIC 2025, the target goals are different from those of the original policy...
Several measures that implement concepts present in China’s Cybersecurity Law were released over the last year. CII,...
China’s latest national-level law enforcement campaign has led to ramped-up policing and changes in law enforcement strategy...
On July 31, US-China Business Council (USCBC) President Craig Allen testified before the US-China Economic Security Review...
China is aggressively phasing out fossil fuels and encouraging the development of new energy vehicles in its auto sector to...
China’s IP regulator has boosted efforts to provide a more immediate solution to malicious trademark application while more...
Two major developments have emerged in ecommerce in China over the past year: the Ecommerce Law, which took effect January 1 of...
Despite the March 2018 government restructuring, many reforms continue to be carried out. China’s annual work plan for 2019...
China expedited approval of a new Foreign Investment Law. VAT taxes will be reduced in manufacturing, construction, and...
The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were...
Trade talks to date have touched on a wide range of issues, but have not narrowed differences on structural issues like IP...
Further information on the Ministry of Public Security’s 2018 Personal Information Standard may provide clarity for...
Draft amendments make some progress in strengthening China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) system, including by...
Early enforcement is focused on business license verification, illegal reselling of cross-border goods, and tax evasion....
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Allianz, a German insurance company, received the approval from CBIRC to set up a wholly foreign-owned holding company....
Three Chinese regulators announced upcoming or recent cyber security inspections. The inspections that have already taken...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and several other trade associations submitted joint comments on provisions regarding...
USCBC’s 2018 Member Survey found that China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection environment remains generally...
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) may face mild competition from US and EU alternatives. While some have characterized...
China’s regulators recently released the first drug traceability proposal since China suspended its previous system in 2016...
As summer draws to a close, I would like to highlight a few trends USCBC’s China offices are observing based on their...
The increase of environmental enforcement actions following the implementation of China’s Environmental Protection Law in...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
Given the size and complexity of the Chinese ecommerce market, foreign companies often struggle to root out operations selling...
Senior Chinese leaders have repeatedly insisted China is improving market access and the investment environment, improving the...

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