Research Articles

The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
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...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
Senior Chinese leaders have repeatedly insisted China is improving market access and the investment environment, improving the...
The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress passed China’s Ecommerce Law on August 31, creating a framework for...
Made in China 2025 (MIC2025), a central government economic plan that supports the development of advanced technology...
China’s economic policymakers today released a revised list of restricted sectors for foreign investment, which incorporates...
US companies now have stronger recourse against Chinese businesses that claim Chinese law as a protection for unfair practices...
The US and China over the weekend put tariffs on hold, but an agreement on broader trade tensions has not been reached and...
Beijing has released a number of policies to improve the environment and transition to clean, energy-efficient industry,...
Despite indications that US companies expect growth in revenue and profitability next year in China, concern about possible...
Chinese regulations on tendering and bidding practices published by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in July are a promising sign...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
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...
In November, Chinese and US negotiators surprised the global business community by announcing an end to a standoff over high-...
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...
In 2014, China’s agencies in charge of energy and the environment (E&E) are focused on implementing national policies to...