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US-China bilateral trade in goods contracted significantly during the first half of 2023, driven by a sharp drop in US imports...
Concerns about China’s property sector continue to mount following Country Garden’s missed payments. The government has taken...
The commission has held its inaugural meeting, fulfilling a key task laid out at this year’s National People's Congress. The...
On August 9, the Biden administration released its long-expected executive order (EO) on outbound investment, along with an...
Foreign Minister Qin Gang was replaced by his predecessor Wang Yi, China's current top-ranked diplomat. New heads of the...
China has established a National Data Bureau to guide the development of the country’s growing data markets. State planners...
China’s weaker-than-expected second quarter economic data has spurred the government to issue new measures and statements in...
China’s second quarter economic data signals continued problems ahead. Consumer spending and private sector investment both...
The State Council recently released new FTZ reforms intended to optimize trade conditions for goods and services, extend the...
China’s emergence as a global leader in the field of AI has raised significant concerns among lawmakers in the United States....
While there were no substantive breakthroughs, Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen’s visit to China set the stage to expand...
The exemption was set to expire at the end of 2023. Chinese policymakers are prioritizing policies to boost passenger vehicle...
The new law focuses on clarifying foreign affairs work, safeguarding sovereignty and territorial integrity, and projecting...
The plans focus on energy, environment, food security, technology, tax reforms, and financial stability. Multiple laws may...
While Blinken’s visit to China yielded limited progress on substantive policy disagreements between the United States and...
The latest economic and trade data point to a continued slowdown for US-China trade. US-China bilateral trade in goods...
Implementation of key patent practices, especially for pharmaceutical patents, remains in a holding pattern due to regulatory...
Beijing and Washington have identified standards-setting activities as an essential part of the tech competition and have...
China has promulgated a revised version of its Anti-Espionage Law which greatly increases the scope of activities that could...
A growing number of lawmakers and other stakeholders are expressing support for revoking China’s permanent normal trade...
China’s economy exceeded growth expectations for the first quarter, though concerns continue to linger in both the short and...
The Chinese cybersecurity review case announced on March 31 is the first to publicly target a US company.  Previous cases...
In its first nine months of implementation, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) used the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention...
Amid growing economic headwinds, state planners have pledged to increase support for the private sector. At the same time,...
The chair of the newly established select committee has a background in defense policy while the ranking member does not, but...
At the National People’s Congress, China announced major financial restructuring, with the role of the party becoming greater...
The bodies overseeing financial, social, science and technology, and Hong Kong and Macao work have shifted to direct party...
The budget makes minor increases to government spending and the debt ceiling, but it may not be enough to stimulate economic...
TikTok and the Biden administration are negotiating a deal that would allow TikTok to continue operating in the United States...
New measures seek to enhance financial ties between Shenzhen and Hong Kong. The Greater Bay Area has seen linkages across the...

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