Research Articles

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...
As summer draws to a close, I would like to highlight a few trends USCBC’s China offices are observing based on their...
Beijing has released a number of policies to improve the environment and transition to clean, energy-efficient industry,...
Eighty-nine percent of US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies view rising costs as a top concern in the China...
Ministries Tasked with Liberalizations, IP Protection, and Preferential Tax Policies Following modest revisions to the...
As China urbanizes, and workers move from factories to offices, the construction and operation of buildings will account for a...
Thousands of companies have moved, shut down, or reduced capacity since China’s central government increased inspections in...
On Friday, China’s State Council released a revised list of investment restrictions that may allow companies in a number of...
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...
President Xi Jinping called for an “energy revolution” in June 2014 aimed at improving energy efficiency through the...
On April 2, USCBC was pleased to have Thomas Lorenzen (Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP) and Tad Ferris (Partner, Foley &...
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral...
US governors are heading to China in increasing numbers to seek potential investors for public and private projects. Since 2009...
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...
Rapidly increasing wages, high demand for qualified workers, and high turnover rates have made recruiting and retaining talent...
As the US government prepares for upcoming negotiations at the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in early July,...
China’s top legislative body recently approved long-awaited amendments to the country’s Environmental Protection Law (EPL) that...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of energy and the environment (E&E) are focused on implementing national policies to...
Speaking at this year’s meeting of the National People’s Congress, Premier Li Keqiang urged Chinese policymakers to “declare...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative...
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
Accelerating the adoption of vehicle emission standards and promoting natural gas development were among key commitments agreed...
China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) has recently been soliciting comments on draft measures that would open up oil and...
Recent severe smog incidents in northeast China have cast the country’s environmental problems back into the spotlight. In...

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