China Aggressively Targets Support for its Domestic Semiconductor Industry

by: Lingna Yan and Stephen Orava

In June 2014, China’s State Council announced the Guidelines to Promote National Integrated Circuit Industry Development (“Guidelines”). The Guidelines are ...

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by: Lingna Yan

To promote the development of the integrated circuit (“IC”) industry, Kunshan Development Zone of Jiangsu Province of China recently issued Provisional Opinions on Promoting the Development of the Integrated Circuit Industry of Kunshan Development Zone (“Provisional Opinions”), launching several financial support programs for IC companies in the Zone.Read more

by: Benjamin Bay

In January, the U.S. Department of Commerce (“Commerce”) announced four final affirmative determinations on Chinese subsidies. Below are descriptions of these determinations and the subsidies found... Read more

by: Jeanette Corley

To better guide the development of the agricultural science and technology development during the “13th Five Year” period (i.e., 2016-2020), the Ministry of Agriculture of China (“MOA”) published the “13th Five Year” Agricultural Science and Technology Development Plan (Nong Ke Jiao Fa (2017) No. 4) on February 7. Read more

by: Lingna Yan

On February 5, the State Council of China published a joint document with the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party to promote the reform of agricultural supply structure, Several Opinions of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party and the State Council on Deeply Promoting the Reform of Agricultural Supply Structure and Accelerating the Cultivation of New Driving Forces for the Development of Agriculture and Rural Areas (“Opinions”).Read more

by: Lingna Yan

On January 25, 2017, three premier agencies of the Chinese central government, i.e., Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, Ministry of Commerce, and the Ministry of Science and Technology, jointly issued the Guidelines on Accelerating and Promoting the Development of the Renewable Resources Industry (Gong Xin Bu Lian Jie (2016) No. 440), to support the development of the Chinese recycling industry for the next five years. Read more

by: Lingna Yan

On January 19, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) and the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) jointly published the 13th Five Year Plan, Industrial Textiles Industry “13th Five Year” Development Guidelines, to guide the development of the industrial textiles industry for the next five years (i.e., 2016-2020).Read more

by: Lingna Yan

On January 17, 2017, the State Council of China published a new policy, the Circular of the State Council on Several Measures on Expanding Opening-up and Actively Utilizing Foreign Capital (Guo Fa (2017) No. 5) (the “Circular”), to further attract foreign investment in China.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

On January 16, 2017, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”) and the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”) jointly issued the Information Industry Development Guidelines (Gong Xin Bu Lian Gui (2016) No. 453) to boost China’s development of the information industry during the 13th five year period, i.e., 2016 to 2020.Read more

by: Stephen Orava

The new Administration is expected to toss out the rules that have governed U.S. trade policy for the past two decades and to rewrite these rules through a much different lens.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

On January 5, 2016, the National Development and Reform Commission of China (“NDRC”) published the Central China Megaregions Development Plan on its website, to support the development of several megaregions in Henan Province, Shanxi Province, An’hui Province, Hebei Province, and Shandong Province in Central China region for the “13th Five Year” period (2016-2020) with a prospect towards 2025, as a sub-plan for the Rise of Central China strategy.Read more