Research Articles

Guidelines are being drafted regarding the participation of foreign-invested enterprises in setting standards in China,...
On Friday, China’s State Council released a revised list of investment restrictions that may allow companies in a number of...
China confirmed a few new foreign investment openings earlier today, but did not add any liberalizations beyond those already...
The State Council this week established a fair competition review mechanism that could mark a significant step forward, if its...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC)’s revised recommendations on improving China’s licensing system call for foreign-invested...
New online publishing rules announced February 14 largely reinforce existing law, which prohibits foreign investment in China’s...
During President Xi Jinping’s recent Washington visit, China missed its self-imposed deadline to provide a revised offer for...
The PRC National People’s Congress concluded this month with the release of China’s 13th Five-Year Plan (FYP) on National...
Last year, China’s 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) laid out a legislative agenda to address some of the most pressing...
China’s State Council has called for an important adjustment of the approval process for foreign and domestic investment...
From the declarations of reform made at the Central Economic Work Conference to the promises of the third plenum, Chinese...
China’s State Council has further decentralized the approval process for foreign, domestic, and outbound investment projects...
Recent food safety incidents in China have caused many foreign food and consumer goods companies to reexamine their quality...
China’s economic ascent has turned the Ministry of Commerce’s (MOFCOM’s) Antimonopoly Bureau—China’s merger control authority—...
As China strengthens its enforcement of anti-unfair competition and antimonopoly regulations, and local media reports on...
Antimonopoly issues, including M&A reviews and pricing investigations, have garnered considerable attention by US...
China’s State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) revised a series of company registration regulations that remove...
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued new guidelines in December that trim its role in foreign...
As reported by USCBC just prior to the holidays, US and Chinese senior government officials concluded the 2013 plenary session...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) advanced members’ concerns throughout 2013 by advocating directly with key Chinese...
Rising costs and intensifying domestic competition are combining to squeeze margins for many American companies in China,...
As the economic reform debate continues in China, inter-agency divisions—especially between the National Development and Reform...
Companies in China faced a year-end scramble to enroll their foreign employees in China’s social insurance scheme before...
The PRC State Administration for Industry and Commerce (SAIC) is revising and seeking public comments on foreign representative...