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While the Senate has yet to have a final vote on its version of the annual defense authorization bill, both chambers of...
Ocean shipping rates have declined across the board over the past year due to decreasing demand. Air freight rates are down...
Customs and Border Protection has targeted nearly 1,500 shipments valued at over $400 million under the Uyghur Forced Labor...
China’s new Politburo Standing Committee was unveiled on October 23, introducing the next generation of political leaders. ...
On October 16, President Xi Jinping delivered the 20th Party Congress Work Report, which sets the strategic policy objectives...
It has been nearly three years since I have set foot in China. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, I would travel to China several...
Recent developments foreshadow a future in which China’s cyberspace regulators have even more capacity for inspections and...
Surveys of US and European companies doing business in China show relatively consistent findings, with both groups...
General election candidates continue to use “get tough on China” as a key strategy to win over voters, especially in the...
COVID-19 case counts in China have begun to stabilize after three waves of outbreaks during the summer. Temporary domestic...
As China faces a slowing economy and the United States continues to pursue a policy of monetary tightening, the yuan broke...
Key IP developments in 2022 include the release of the Interpretation Guidelines on the Standards of Trademark Infringement...
New regulatory guidance issued hours before implementation has partially clarified some outstanding questions about...
Last month, key parts of southwestern China imposed manufacturing shutdowns due to a severe heatwave and drought. While the...
After nearly 10 years of negotiations, US and Chinese regulators have signed an agreement to allow the PCAOB access to the...
While regions across China were dealing with extreme weather conditions last month, the temperature here in Beijing recently...
Political, regulatory, and economic trends are compelling some US companies to reassess their business models. This can...
The Biden administration is hoping to outcompete China by shoring up domestic semiconductor manufacturing and limiting the...
US-China bilateral goods trade was up 14.5 percent year on year during H1 2022, driven almost entirely by an increase in US...
For economic and energy security purposes, China has prioritized its reliance on coal as its main source of energy in the...
Several policies affecting foreign companies may be submitted to the NPC for deliberation this year, including the Financial...
The CHIPS and Science Act of 2022 provides significant resources for investment in US semiconductor manufacturing, but it is...
On July 28, Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping met for their fifth time. This meeting was before Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit...
Revamped merger control rules will require special attention for complex transactions in China. Internet platforms will be a...
The plan tasks government ministries with incorporating standards development into their agendas. China’s standards...
The General Administration of Customs and the State Administration for Market Regulation announced new ministers. China...
Much has happened in Washington in recent weeks regarding the once comprehensive China legislative package. We expect Congress...
China saw an uptick in COVID-19 cases in early July, impacting several provinces and cities. At the same time, China has...
The Biden administration is considering actions to suspend some of the Section 301 tariffs, begin a new exclusion process,...
How China intends to balance these competing demands has recently come into question after pledges for a pro-growth data...

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