Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Apr 18 , 2019
The new Foreign Investment Law doesn’t just cut red tape – it also constitutes a milestone in China’s progress in reform and opening-up, as the country shifts toward a new model of high-quality opening-up based on rules and institutions.
Mar 08 , 2019
Tightened oversight of its $20 trillion-plus wealth management industry are spurring foreign banks to speed up plans to enter the local market or expand there.
Yao Yang Professor, China Center for Economic Research
Mar 05 , 2018
To the extent that it raises living standards, the “China Model” fulfills some requirements of political legitimacy. But, once those living standards reach a certain level, the Chinese people will almost certainly demand more personal freedom and political accountability.
Cheng Li Director, John L. Thornton China Center, The Brookings Institution
Xinyue Zhang Master’s degree candidate in the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University
Sep 01 , 2017
In addition to its well-known economic progress, the Chinese state has made conscious efforts to cultivate an advanced legal framework that promotes the growth of a diverse and inclusive society. However, recent political moves censoring LGBT content may be forcing the country backward.
Rogier Creemers Research Officer, Programme for Comparative Media Law and Policy
Jun 02 , 2017
As China’s new Cybersecurity Law is now irrevocably coming into force, the question is more what foreign businesses can do to adapt to or mitigate the law’s effects. China’s political project remains self-generation in all senses of the world, which nearly automatically means limited or controlled engagement with foreign commercial counterparts. Foreign businesses need to understand this in order to position their own potential contribution to that process of development as a path to growth.
Dec 28 , 2015
China passed a new antiterrorism law that stepped back from previous language of concern to global technology firms, but which still raises questions about its scope and the potential impact on companies doing business there.