Xi Jinping promised the World Economic Forum in January that China would resist the global trend toward protectionism and champion economic globalisation . While the Chinese president’s message was welcome, the reality is that Beijing has doubled down on industrial policy that might damage its own…
On 7th March, the European Chamber released our first major publication of the year, China Manufacturing 2025: Putting Industrial Policy Ahead of Market .
Since 2015, the European Chamber has gradually been shifting the policy spotlight onto local issues, with the release of a series of local position papers.
Despite being widely anticipated to be uneventful, ahead of President Xi Jinping’s personnel shuffle later this year, the 2017 ‘Two Sessions’ (lianghui) were full of signposts.
Coming in to effect later this year, the final draft of the China’s Cyber Security Law contains a number of positives
Levelling the playing field for SMEs in China: European Chamber’s recommendations included in revised China SME Promotion Act
First coming into effect in 2003, the SME Promotion Act underwent a recent revision in late 2016.
On 7th November, 2016, the Chinese authorities passed a new Cybersecurity Law that will have significant ramifications for the operations of European businesses