Archive for March, 2010

RICE NOODLE CARTEL BROKEN UP

The Development and Reform Commission of Guangxi Province of China broke up a cartel organized to increase the price of rice noodles, using in part it authority under the Anti-Monopoly Law (AML) and in part its pre-existing authority under the Price Law and the regulations under the Price Law. In China central bodies such as [...]

Published by admin on March 31st, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

NPC Passes Second Amendments To Copyright Law

Beijing, China – March 30, 2010 – The National People’s Congress (NPC) has passed the second amendments to the Copyright Law and published the full text of the amended Copyright Law, which will come into force on 1 April 2010. Article 4 has been amended such that “Copyright owners must not act in breach of [...]

Published by admin on March 30th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | Comment now »

Intellectual Property Rights Customs Protection Regulations Amended in China

The State Council has amended and released the “Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on the Customs Protection of Intellectual Property Rights” with effect from April 1, 2010. Article 11 has been revised as “In case of any change to the registration of an intellectual property right, the right holder shall go through a [...]

Published by admin on March 30th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Notice On Commencing the Use of The “Foreign-Invested Partnership Business Licence” And “Foreign-Invested Partnership’s Branch Business Licence”

To administrations of industry and commerce and market supervision administrations in all provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities and separately planned cities as well as sub-provincial cities:
The “Measures On Administering The Establishment Of Partnerships In China By Foreign Enterprises Or Individuals” (the Measures) issued by the State Council will come into force on 1 March 2010. For [...]

Published by admin on March 18th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Current Trends in Technology and Manufacturing

On Wednesday, March 17, AmCham China Offices, Beijing, in conjunction with AmCham-China’s Manufacturing and Sourcing Forum and IT Forum, will be hosting a seminar on the current trends in technology and manufacturing. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Pat Gelsinger, president and COO of Infrastructure Products at EMC, a market leader in information management. As [...]

Published by admin on March 12th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

China’s Export Surge

China experienced a nearly 50% increase in exports for February, reaching $94.5 billion US dollars. China’s exports surged more than expected in February as imports continued strong growth, indicative of a robust domestic economy and signs of recovery from the global financial crisis. Domestic demand will remain robust in the near future, enabling imports to [...]

Published by admin on March 11th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Managing the Increasing Price of Chinese Real Estate

Taking a lesson from the collapse of the American real estate market that overwhelmingly contributed to the current global financial crisis, the Chinese government has had the difficult task of reigning in easy credit without stifling the market. The soaring price of housing coupled with the plunging sales of new homes has created anxiety that [...]

Published by admin on March 11th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

A Golden Opportunity

With it’s rich natural resource deposits and close proximity to both China and Russia, It comes as a surprise that Mongolia has not been tapped for its resources during the recent worldwide mining boom. But this impoverished, agrarian country entirely missed out on the recent boom, hindered by its own overzealous legal restrictions and a [...]

Published by admin on March 11th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Government Officials Attempt to Deflate the Housing Bubble Before it Bursts

Alexander Pan, March 9, 2010
Beijing, China.
Beijing’s Exorbitant, and rapidly increasing housing prices have come under fire from many senior government officials at the national legislative meeting. The officials are demanding that housing prices be contained fearing that any further increases could lead to a bursting of the housing bubble, and consequently a massive economic downturn [...]

Published by admin on March 9th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »

Plan to Subsidies Electronic Cars

Alexander Pan, March 9, 2010
Beijing, China
In a move to help alleviate the ever worsening air quality in Beijing, Miao Wei, vice-minister of Industry and Information Technology and deputy to the National People’s Congress announced recently that the government plans to unveil a plan to subsidize the private purchases of electronic motor cars.
Experts speculate that the [...]

Published by admin on March 9th, 2010 tagged Uncategorized | 1 Comment »