Is the European Union Backing into a Corner on China NME?

by: Stephen Orava and Marcus Sohlberg

“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” – ...

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by: Lingna Yan

The State Council of China issued Guidelines on Establishing Grain Production Function Zone and Key Crop Production Protection Zone on April 10, 2017, to promote structural adjustment in the agriculture sector, raise agricultural products’ competitiveness, and promote agriculture modernization.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of the People’s Republic of China (“MIIT”) published the Cloud Computing Development Three-year Action Plan (2017 – 2019) (“Plan”) on April 10, 2017, to promote the healthy and fast development of China’s emerging cloud computing industry.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

Following the Made in China 2025 strategy, five elite agencies of the Chinese central government published a joint policy on March 29, 2017, Guidelines of Five Agencies on Supporting the Construction of A Strong Manufacturing Country by Finance (Yin Fa (2017) No. 58) (“Guidelines”), to strengthen and improve financial supports and services for manufacturing industries.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

To further implement the “Made in China 2025” strategy, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (“MIIT”) published the Circular of the General Office of the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology on Printing and Distributing 2017 Key Tasks for National New Industrialization Pioneer Industrial Bases (the “Circular”) on its website on March 27, 2017. The Circular calls for selecting and developing “Made in China 2025” pioneer bases to be advanced manufacturing bases internationally influential and competitive, giving priorities to cultivating emerging industries and transforming traditional industries.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

On March 16, the General Office of the State Council of China published Opinions on Further Stimulating Investment in Social Welfare Areas (“Opinions”), to boost the development in certain social welfare areas including healthcare, retirement, education, culture, and sports.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

Along the line of the Chinese government’s continuous efforts to eliminate backward capacities, 16 Chinese central government agencies, including the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (“MIIT”), the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”), and the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”), issued the Guidelines on Urging Elimination of Backward Capacities by Comprehensive Standard and in Accordance with Law (Gong Xin Bu Lian Chan Ye (2017) No. 30) (“Guidelines”), following the 2010 Circular of the State Council on Further Strengthening the Work of Eliminating Backward Capacities and the 2013 Guidelines of the State Council on Resolving Severe Overcapacity Problem.Read more

by: Lingna Yan

To accelerate China’s development of the automobile power battery industry and thus promote a healthy and sustainable development of the new-energy automobile industry, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China (“MIIT”) published the Action Plan for Promoting the Development of the Automobile Power Battery Industry on March 1, 2017, joined by three other premier central government agencies, i.e., the National Development and Reform Commission (“NDRC”), the Ministry of Science and Technology (“MOST”) and the Ministry of Finance (“MOF”).Read more

by: Lingna Yan

To promote the sustainable development of the construction industry, the General Office of the State Council of China issued the Opinions of the General Office of the State Council on Promoting the Sustainable and Healthy Development of the Construction Industry on February 24, 2017.Read more

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