Research Articles

Despite the March 2018 government restructuring, many reforms continue to be carried out. China’s annual work plan for 2019 is...
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...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
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 BRI...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
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...
President Donald Trump has decided against using much-anticipated new measures to restrict Chinese access to US technology and...
Draft regulations related to China’s 2017 Cybersecurity Law may come into effect as soon as this month, according to US-China...
China’s real estate market has long benefitted investors, with its astronomical growth rate and nonexistent property tax, but...
Following two years of decline, the United States exported more goods in 2017 to China than ever before– in excess of $127...
Despite indications that US companies expect growth in revenue and profitability next year in China, concern about possible...
China’s rising debt levels concern investors and banking authorities, but regulators are becoming increasingly active in...
Following 10 months of silence, the National People’s Congress (NPC) Standing Committee in December passed China’s first...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
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...
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...
Chinese President Xi Jinping announced in mid-June that officials in his administration will push forward an “energy revolution...
China’s recent push to address its environmental concerns—in particular its rampant air pollution—has brought to the forefront...
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...
As the US government prepares for upcoming negotiations at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in early July,...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
China’s long-awaited urbanization plan indicates that the country’s leaders will focus on increasing access to social services...
Senior Chinese officials continued to emphasize the importance of market-oriented economic reforms at China’s recent meeting of...

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