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Resetting China’s Growth Model – Emerging Opportunities for European Companies

Resetting China’s Growth Model – Emerging Opportunities for European Companies

The annual plenary session of the National People’s Congress (NPC) in May was notable for marking a quantum shift in China’s strategy for macroeconomic growth. Emphasis is now focused on stabilising employment, securing basic livelihoods, eliminating poverty and preventing risk amid the global COVID-situation; all while coping with elevated external…

Updated | PhRMA: Helping those affected by the coronavirus

Updated | PhRMA: Helping those affected by the coronavirus

[3.31 Updated] PhRMA: Helping those affected by the coronavirus [3月31日更新] PhRMA: 守护受冠状病毒疫情影响的人群 By Stephen J. Ubl 作者:Stephen J. Ubl Below is a snapshot of on-going PhRMA member company efforts to support the detection, prevention and treatment of the coronavirus outbreak. The below only represents a portion of the more than 50%…

Quick Take on the Fourth Plenum: The Party Will Save the Day

Quick Take on the Fourth Plenum: The Party Will Save the Day

Plenums serve as core legislative meetings of each Party Congress, providing Party officials a platform to set China’s key policy priorities. Interpreting the Fourth Plenum – which concluded in Beijing yesterday – is essential to protecting business interests and anticipating new regulatory trends. The eagerly awaited meeting stressed the need…

China’s Foreign Investment Law Takes Shape

China’s Foreign Investment Law Takes Shape

The Foreign Investment Law (FIL) stands to redefine the terms and technical requirements for foreign enterprises investing in China. It serves as the policymakers’ vision for further market opening and streamlined bureaucratic procedures, clarifying standards for foreign investment while maintaining unified government control. This legislation aims to level the playing field…

Trade War and the Search for Safe Havens: Rethinking RCEP?

Trade War and the Search for Safe Havens: Rethinking RCEP?

Trade War and the Search for Safe Havens: Rethinking RCEP? The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP – which would see 10 members of ASEAN and their six FTA partners form a free trade zone, notably including China, Japan and India – has had a low profile until now. Initiated…

Working together in the age of turbulence

Working together in the age of turbulence

By Robert MAGYAR, Senior Executive Director,Jiawen MA, Associate Director – Public Affairs, and Leyla JIANG, Associate Director – Healthcare Turbulence has replaced constant change. Technological, economic, and political disruptions of the past three decades created an environment, where managing businesses against a backdrop of relentless structural transformation was the norm. Corporations and policymakers…

Trade War and the Search for Safe Havens: Rethinking RCEP?

Trade War and the Search for Safe Havens: Rethinking RCEP?

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, or RCEP – which would see 10 members of ASEAN and their six FTA partners form a free trade zone, notably including China, Japan and India – has had a low profile until now. Initiated in 2012, RCEP is often dismissed by western commentators. But…

China Healthcare Outlook – 2019 Issue 3

China Healthcare Outlook – 2019 Issue 3

Recent policies reflect China’s goal of promoting patients’ access to innovative drugs. Noteworthy policy items include: State Council releases 2019 Work Tasks to Deepen Healthcare Reform Center for Drug Evaluation releases the first real-world evidence application policy in China for public comment National Health Commission initiates pilot programs to develop hospital…