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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...
US officials continued to push for the lowering of trade and investment barriers into China at the Joint Commission on Commerce...
Chinese officials have come under increasing public pressure to reduce air pollution since January, when 19 days of “hazardous...
The Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) will soon release the country’s “strictest ever” action plan to combat air...
The latest in a string of recently released work plans detailing various agencies’ goals for 2013 include priorities for PRC...
Chinese policymakers recently released new energy policy documents that provide a road map of the country’s energy development...
Since last November, seven regions have been authorized to implement pilot projects in carbon trading, a market-based system...
In the past five years, China’s renewable energy industry has become increasingly sophisticated and competitive in global...
Local governments in China are taking concrete actions to reduce industrial energy consumption in their jurisdictions, which...
China's new energy vehicle (NEV) industry received additional policy guidance in recent weeks following the approval and...

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