Policy

China to Keep Close Watch on Proposed US Investment Restrictions

China to Keep Close Watch on Proposed US Investment Restrictions

China to Keep Close Watch on Proposed US Investment Restrictions. China’s commerce ministry will closely monitor the United States…

Jun 27, 2018
Xu Wei
China Ropes Off 103.3 Million Square Kilometers as Permanent Basic Farmland

China Ropes Off 103.3 Million Square Kilometers as Permanent Basic Farmland

Yesterday was the 28th National Land Day. Its theme was ‘cherishing land resources and building a beautiful home.’ China’s natural…

Jun 26, 2018
Liao Shumin
China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry Urges Fair Play as US Mulls Curbs on Tech Investments

China’s Foreign Affairs Ministry Urges Fair Play as US Mulls Curbs on Tech Investments

The US treasury department is drafting curbs that would block firms with at least 25 percent Chinese ownership from buying…

Jun 26, 2018
Xu Wei
China's Second-Tier Cities Pioneer in Measures to Deflate Booming Housing Bubbles

China's Second-Tier Cities Pioneer in Measures to Deflate Booming Housing Bubbles

Two Chinese second-tier cities of Xi'an in northwestern Shaanxi province and Changsha in central Hunan province have tightened housing policies to control property speculation.

Jun 26, 2018
Chen Juan & Liu Jing
PBOC Cuts Reserve Requirements for Third Time in 2018 to Boost Bank Lending

PBOC Cuts Reserve Requirements for Third Time in 2018 to Boost Bank Lending

China’s central bank has cut the amount of cash that most of the country’s banks must hold as reserves for the third time this year to buoy corporate funding amid trade tensions with the US. 

Jun 25, 2018
Liao Shumin
China Central Bank to Cut Commercial Banks' Reserve Requirement Ratio

China Central Bank to Cut Commercial Banks' Reserve Requirement Ratio

China's central bank announced it will cut commercial banks' reserve requirement ratio by 50 basis points.

Jun 24, 2018
Chen Juan
Shanghai FTZ Rolls Out International Programs to Broaden Market Access

Shanghai FTZ Rolls Out International Programs to Broaden Market Access

Shanghai Free Trade Zone has kicked off two new projects as it looks to open its doors wider to foreign entrepreneurs looking to make their way into the world’s second-largest economy.

Jun 21, 2018
Liao Shumin
China to Amend Individual Income Tax to Reduce Burden on Low-Income Taxpayers

China to Amend Individual Income Tax to Reduce Burden on Low-Income Taxpayers

The Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress, the country’s top legislature, has today started its deliberation on keenly-expected draft…

Jun 19, 2018
Tang Shihua
Anhui to Push for USD2.3 Billion AI Industry by 2020

Anhui to Push for USD2.3 Billion AI Industry by 2020

Eastern China’s Anhui province plans to strengthen research and development into artificial intelligence to value the regional sector at over CNY15 billion (USD2.3 billion) by 2020.

Jun 19, 2018
Dou Shicong
China Agrees to Work With Iran on Securities Regulation

China Agrees to Work With Iran on Securities Regulation

China’s securities regulator has agreed a deal with its Iranian counterpart to work strengthen bilateral cooperation in the stocks and bonds sector as well as the futures market.

Jun 11, 2018
Xu Wei
Shenzhen to End Ride-Hailing Applications for Gas-Fueled Cars

Shenzhen to End Ride-Hailing Applications for Gas-Fueled Cars

The city of Shenzhen in China’s southern Guangdong province will freeze out gas-fueled car owners from applying for ride-hailing…

Jun 7, 2018
Liao Shumin
China Has Granted Over 1,800 Green Cards in Two Months

China Has Granted Over 1,800 Green Cards in Two Months

China's new governmental immigration agency has granted more than 1,800 permanent residence permits to foreigners since its establishment about two…

Jun 7, 2018
Tang Shihua

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