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Several provincial governments appointed banking executives to key political positions, which may indicate a greater focus on...
Since the March announcement that China would restructure its government to make it “better-structured, more efficient, and...
The reshuffle of China’s ministries during its most recent government restructuring has brought significant changes to China’s...
  Abbreviation: NMPA Chinese: 国家药品监督管理局   The National Medical Product Administration (NMPA), a vice-ministerial level body...
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He’s official meetings in Washington are expected to wrap up today, following a high-profile meeting...
Regional political leadership has seen rapid turnover following the conclusion of provincial legislative sessions and the...
The United States and China have both fired warning shots on the growing field of bilateral trade disputes, though the most...
The massive restructuring of State Council ministries and departments will bring significant changes to China’s environmental...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) reported on Monday about the new officials heading each of China’s government agencies. A...
China’s government will undergo a massive overhaul that officials say will make the government “better-structured, more...
China’s National People’s Congress opened its 2018 session Monday and will run through March 20. The US-China Business Council’...
China has further tightened control on internet services by blocking internet access for some unregistered customers, according...
Following its November 8 inaugural meeting, China’s newly-established Financial Stability and Development Committee (FSDC)...
While media attention focused on the most senior political leadership changes at the conclusion of China’s Communist Party...
Mandatory across the board production capacity cuts that went into effect November 15 are causing companies to cut production...
The State Council’s recently released interim measures for fair competition review appear to be a positive step toward...
Chinese regulations on tendering and bidding practices published by the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in July are a promising sign...
China is determined to arrive at a high-standard Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) that will benefit US industry as soon as...
The PRC government recently announced a number of minister and vice minister-level leadership changes at several central...
China’s new draft Cybersecurity Law has raised a broad range of potential concerns for US companies seeking to operate in China...
Reforming state-owned enterprises (SOEs), reducing administrative burdens on companies, and opening up the economy are just...
Several leading PRC government agencies—including the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM), the National Development and Reform...
On January 13, China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) released a circular notice completely removing...
China’s lead food and health safety regulator, the China Food and Drug Administration (CFDA), will focus on continued...
The elimination of joint venture restrictions and removal of “prohibited” and “restricted” labels for foreign investment in key...
Chinese leaders pledged to continue structural reforms and regional economic development in light of slowing GDP growth at last...
The State Council has released China’s official 2015 holiday schedule, which includes weeklong holidays for both Spring...
In November, Chinese and US negotiators surprised the global business community by announcing an end to a standoff over high-...
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...
When a foreign company wants to construct a new building in China, it is required to work with a so-called “design institute,”...

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