Tag: State Council

Report: China Still Falls Short of Its Transparency Commitments

By Shelly Zhao China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to a new US-China Business Council (USCBC) report. USCBC analysis of the National People’s Congress (NPC), the State Council, and selected...

/ March 21, 2014

China’s Mixed Transparency Record

The PRC government’s scorecard dipped in the last year, but regulators can take measures to improve rule-making transparency. by Shelly Zhao The PRC government has taken positive steps in recent years to increase regulatory transparency, but China’s lawmakers still have...

/ July 1, 2012

Transparency in China: A Work in Progress

The PRC government has made strides to boost regulatory transparency, but progress remains inconsistent.by Francesca BaruffiRegulatory transparency consistently ranks as one of the top concerns of US companies in China, according to annual US-China Business Council (USCBC) membership surveys. Because...

/ July 1, 2011

Transparency Commitment Check

China is releasing more economic and trade rules for public comment than ever before, but further improvements are needed.by Caitlin ClarkTo improve transparency and promote public participation in government, China pledged in 2008 to release drafts of economic laws and...

/ September 1, 2010

NPC and State Council Transparency Commitments: An Evaluation

The National People’s Congress (NPC) and State Council both announced initiatives in spring 2008 to increase transparency and public participation in the formulation of legislation and administrative measures. The US-China Business Council (USCBC) has been tracking NPC and State Council...

/ January 1, 2009