On September 19, 2020, China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) released its long-awaited Provisions on the Unreliable Entity List, which is effective immediately. The list is understood to be a direct response to the United States’ Entity List, which several Chinese...
With its credibility in question, the WTO is on the hunt for an adept and reform-minded candidate who can avoid strong opposition from both the United States and China.
When the Obama administration focused its efforts on a pivot to Asia, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) served as a key economic pillar of the strategy. The deal was poised to become the largest free trade agreement in the world, encompassing...
Pushing pause on tariffs and proactively pursuing sourcing opportunities with China offers the United States a smoother path through this crisis and a chance at a faster recovery.
Without continued vigilance by international standards-setting organizations, there is a potential for weaknesses common to the Chinese domestic system to leak in.
Washington’s obsession with national security presents compliance and reputational risk to US companies in China, but they can protect against it.
Despite little progress on intellectual property in the trade talks and the difficulties of implementing reform, China is quietly revamping its judicial system to better protect both domestic and foreign IP.
China aimed to have its comprehensive Social Credit System ready to roll out by 2020. Just a few months from that self-imposed deadline, where does the SCS stand today?