Tag: Government Procurement

Premier: China’s Corruption Fight Crucial to Economic Reform

By Tim Donovan   Speaking at an early February meeting of the State Council, Premier Li Keqiang linked China’s ongoing fight against corruption to economic reform, saying that the Chinese government has “too much” influence on the country’s economy, making...

/ March 4, 2014

Navigating China’s Government Procurement Market

Despite progress in regulating government procurement, issues of transparency and enforcement remain problematic.by John Lenhart and Kyle SullivanChina’s government procurement policies—regulations that govern how and what products can be purchased using public funds—have been a source of controversy in recent...

/ October 1, 2012

Domestic Innovation and Government Procurement Policies

New developments indicate China is moving to delink its innovation and government procurement policies.by US-China Business Council StaffIndigenous innovation, a policy concept that the PRC government developed to boost the creation and commercialization of home-grown ideas and technology, is an...

/ October 1, 2011

Domestic Innovation and Procurement

Recent developments have raised concern among foreign-invested enterprises that want to tap the country’s government procurement market.by US-China Business Council staffSome foreign companies in China have reported increasing difficulty in making sales to government entities in China—whether a government agency,...

/ May 1, 2010

Can China’s Government Procurement Market Be Cracked?

China’s preference for domestic products continues to worry foreign firms, but companies can take steps to improve their chances of succeeding in China’s government procurement market.by Jason Matechak and Brett GersonSince China first opened its gates to foreigners, US companies...

Drug Procurement Bidding

Drug companies must be able to navigate the procurement bidding process to successfully reach China’s market.by Chen Yang and Lei LiState-run, nonprofit healthcare institutions in China procure most of the drugs they use through a bidding process centralized at the...

/ January 1, 2010