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China is aggressively phasing out fossil fuels and encouraging the development of new energy vehicles in its auto sector to...
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...
Facing ongoing pollution challenges and a push to diversify energy sources, China’s energy planners kicked off 2017 by...
  US Election Outcomes and the Impact on US China Policy: Regaining American Prosperity Stephen Moore, Distinguished Visiting...
Costs of complying with China’s environmental protection laws are rising as companies operating there face higher compliance...
China’s energy planners seek to increase production, distribution, and consumption of renewable energy as a means to diversify...
During the eighth Strategic & Economic Dialogue which concluded early this week in Beijing — the final round for the Obama...
China’s recently released 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) includes ambitious economic targets aimed to significantly reducing carbon...
The PRC National People’s Congress concluded this month with the release of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) on National...
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...
Concerns about China’s environmental degradation continue to grow, prompting both government and industry to reduce...
The spotlight on stronger environmental protection shows little sign of abating in the months since the January 2015...
President Xi Jinping called for an “energy revolution” in June 2014 aimed at improving energy efficiency through the...
New provisions for continuous fines, detention for polluters, and public interest lawsuits give China’s revised Environmental...
On April 2, USCBC was pleased to have Thomas Lorenzen (Partner, Dorsey & Whitney LLP) and Tad Ferris (Partner, Foley &...
President Xi Jinping’s call during the recently concluded National People’s Congress (NPC) to use an “iron fist” to crack down...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral...
After years of debate, China is set to implement a new resource tax on coal  starting December 1. The new tax will be based on...
US governors are heading to China in increasing numbers to seek potential investors for public and private projects. Since 2009...

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