Research Articles

Recent developments, such as the incorporation of the State Council Legislative Affairs Office into the Ministry of Justice,...
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...
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...
The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow...
On September 7, the 13th National People’s Congress Standing Committee (NPCSC), China’s constitutional authority, released its...
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is approaching a May 21 deadline to update President Donald Trump on its World...
China’s central bank president, Yi Gang, once again reiterated China’s commitments to reform and opening while in Washington...
With the United States’ Section 301 investigation into Chinese technology transfer and recent ban cutting Chinese...
China’s moves, including environmental shutdowns, to cut production capacity have reduced supply, raised prices, and in some...
Recent rebukes from Chinese regulators have prompted a review of corporate websites to ensure the classification of place names...
China has further tightened control on internet services by blocking internet access for some unregistered customers, according...
Since its inception in late 2015, the Beijing Intellectual Property Court’s (BIPC) pilot program to build an IP case system in...
In a renewed push by China after the 19th Party Congress, officials are calling on foreign companies to support the creation of...
The State Council’s recently released interim measures for fair competition review appear to be a positive step toward...
Chinese commitments to boost transparency of technology and security policies and improve trade secret protection were key at...
This issue marks the first of a regular series of US-China Business Council (USCBC) reports analyzing key discussions and...
As Chinese and American business travelers know well, securing visas for short- or long-term stays can be a time-consuming...
Two key ministries responsible for China’s economic and industrial development have said they would advance policies to promote...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...