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Several provincial governments appointed banking executives to key political positions, which may indicate a greater focus on...
A recently withdrawn extradition bill and related protests in Hong Kong have driven some to question US policy toward  the...
Most of the openings are unlikely to have a significant impact on foreign companies. While some of the opening measures repeat...
Little progress has been made in the last month to improve processing times in Shanghai for US business visa applications....
The National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC) this week approved amendments to eight laws, including the Trademark...
Leadership changes were made at the Securities Regulatory Commission, Ministry of Commerce, National Development and Reform...
China’s State Council announced that it will be reducing the tax rate on a variety of daily consumer goods, including books,...
A new financial policy called “financial supply-side structural reform” could lead to more funds being funneled into the...
Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
In a report at the opening ceremony of China’s annual National People’s Congress (NPC) Tuesday, Premier Li Keqiang announced...
The 13th National People’s Congress (NPC) kicks-off in Beijing on March 5. Convening just after trade negotiations were...
In meetings over the past week, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met in Beijing and Shanghai with senior representatives...
Most of the changes are consistent with central government reforms of 2018, such as the restructuring of agencies in market...
China will implement an intellectual property court of appeals on January 1. Decisions appealed to IP courts are currently...
Following Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping’s meeting at the G20, China’s government appeared to address key US concerns...
It is uncertain whether Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping will reach an agreement at their December 1 meeting that can...
China’s anti-monopoly regulators have been reorganized under a single agency to increase efficiency and reduce bureaucratic...
Three Chinese regulators announced upcoming or recent cyber security inspections. The inspections that have already taken...
China’s SOE reforms aim to strengthen the companies by reducing overcapacity and mitigating high levels of debt Reforms have...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and several other trade associations submitted joint comments on provisions regarding...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
As more and more ministries publish their Three Determination Plans, the leadership of central and provincial governments...
On a recent visit to Beijing, the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) Board of Directors urged the Chinese government to...
China is reducing tariffs on 1,585 products beginning November 1 to diversify its imports. The most recent tariff reductions...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) has updated an online resource on the Chinese government to help member companies better...
Since the March announcement that China would restructure its government to make it “better-structured, more efficient, and...
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...
On March 17, China’s national legislative body, the National People’s Congress (NPC), adopted a plan for the extensive...

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