anti-corruption

China’s New National Supervisory Commission: A Double-Edged Sword for Foreign Business

China’s New National Supervisory Commission: A Double-Edged Sword for Foreign Business

China has created a new agency with broadened investigatory authority to streamline anti-corruption efforts. On March 11, China’s legislature, the National People’s Congress (NPC), passed constitutional amendments that cemented the status of the National Supervisory Commission (NSC) in China’s legal framework.

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USTDA’s 20 Upcoming Workshops to Engage, Educate

USTDA’s 20 Upcoming Workshops to Engage, Educate

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will launch 20 workshops with Chinese agencies over the next two years to engage and educate officials about regulatory issues and best practices, USTDA Director Leocadia Zak told business executives at a February 2 US-China Business Council (USCBC) lunch. She also addressed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) financing, market access, and the effects of the anticorruption campaign on US businesses.

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Uncertainty, Poor Communication, Bad Planning Obstruct Licensing Path

Uncertainty, Poor Communication, Bad Planning Obstruct Licensing Path

To tackle complex administrative licensing processes, US companies in China are refining their government affairs efforts to focus on transparency and communication challenges, as well as obstacles stemming from the anticorruption campaign. The US-China Business Council (USCBC) pinpointed several Chinese government affairs-related licensing issues during interviews with more than 30 member companies in fall 2015 to better understand how companies address them.

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