Category: Top Story

First of its kind: NGO law sets strict limits

In the first comprehensive guiding law for foreign NGOs, China’s is set to take a new, more-restrictive stance with stringent constraints on the registration, operation and funding of foreign NGOs in the name of protecting national security. It is estimated...

/ May 23, 2016

China’s New Normal: An Indispensable Locomotive of Global Growth

Despite the country’s recent slowed growth, China will inevitably maintain its position as a hub for investment and business opportunities as it will continue to drive the global market.

/ May 20, 2016

Location. Location. Location. Economic Growth All Depends On Where You Are.

In 2015, China’s growth was again at the center of international headlines, but the focus was instead on the slowdown of the world’s second-largest economy. Such a slowdown is to be expected as China’s economy gets larger and year-over-year numbers...

/ May 18, 2016

CBR SPOTLIGHT: May 2016

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/ May 16, 2016

The 4 Biggest Roadblocks to Clearing Customs in China

Tapping into the Chinese market is often a long and complicated process. After all the hard work that is put into creating a product and preparing it for Chinese consumers, it’s deflating to see it sit in customs and gather...

Citizen Suits: A Watershed Moment In Environmental Litigation?

As part of China’s effort to emphasize environmental protection, the amended Environmental Protection Law (EPL) went into effect a little more than a year ago. The revisions not only increased public participation, but also enhanced environmental organizations’ ability to file...

/ May 13, 2016

Talent in China: Find it, grow it, keep it

What do multinational companies operating in China look for when hiring top executives, and how do they develop those executives’ leadership expertise? Eric Dieny of DHR International and Jennifer Lawrence of Cambridge Corporate Training recently provided hiring insight to US-China...

/ May 11, 2016

TRADE FACTS: The US Trade Deficit with China

According to polling by the Pew Research Center, more than half of Americans are concerned about the US trade deficit with China. A few facts offer important context — and suggest a course of action. We have a large bilateral...

/ May 9, 2016

China Plugs Cross-border E-commerce Import Tax Loophole

The Chinese government has for the first time clarified tax policies for goods imported under the cross-border e-commerce model in an effort to regain control of the loosely regulated market. This new policy can enable foreign merchants to sell imported...

/ May 9, 2016

Drop in China’s social insurance rates could cut labor costs

Rising labor costs in China are setting off alarms with foreign investors because of increasing minimum wages and living standards, as well as the extensively developed social security system. However, as the central government exerts pressure to maintain economic growth...

/ May 6, 2016