China press review

China Press Review – August 30, 2021

China’s common prosperity push is long overdue, but the rich don’t need to worry about their wealth: Xi Jinping’s rhetoric on common prosperity, which calls for the people to share in the opportunity to be wealthy, has surged this year.

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China Press Review – August 26, 2021

China’s Economic Recovery – July 2021 Economic Roundup: China’s National Bureau of Statistics recently released economic data for the month of July, revealing sharp deceleration across key areas of the economy.

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China Press Review – August 25, 2021

It’s Time To Talk About Easing Trump’s China Tariffs: Three years ago this summer, the Trump administration launched its first big wave of tariffs on Chinese goods, kickstarting the U.S.-China trade war. Despite the phase one deal signed last year, the U.S. maintains higher tariffs on two-thirds of all goods imported from China.

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China Press Review – August 24, 2021

The PRC Personal Information Protection Law (Final): A Full Translation: The long-waited Personal Information Protection Law of the People’s Republic of China (Chairman’s Order No. 91)(the PIPL) was finally adopted by the 30th meeting of the Standing Committee of the 13th National People’s Congress of the People’s Republic of China on August 20, 2021.

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China Press Review – August 18, 2021

China’s ‘Delta Stress Test’ Is About To Shake Global Economy: As Xi Jinping’s China puts pressure on Alibaba Group, Didi Global, private educators and heaven knows who else, one wonders if it’s preoccupied with the wrong battle.

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China Press Review – August 17, 2021

China jobs market remains ‘top priority’ as record number of graduates increase unemployment pressure: China ‘will continue to make employment the top priority of economic and social development’, the State Council meeting said on Monday.

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China Press Review – August 13, 2021

China tech crackdown: Beijing’s soft touch on tax for Big Tech is set to end as it seeks more focus on science: Beijing’s move to levy higher tax on internet companies would be the latest in a series of steps taken to rein in Big Tech in the country.

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China Press Review – August 12, 2021

China unveils five-year plan to strengthen control of economy: China has released a five-year plan to strengthen regulatory control over strategic sectors including technology and healthcare, in Beijing’s latest push to assert the Communist party’s supremacy over the world’s second-largest economy.

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China Press Review – August 6, 2021

China’s export growth for July may surprise, but most analysts say it will not match June’s surge: China’s trade data for last month will be released on Saturday, and a downward trend in export growth is widely expected for rest of year.

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China Press Review – August 5, 2021

China-US relations: is Beijing working a ‘long game’ to replace America as dominant world power? New book by Rush Doshi argues that, in the wake of Brexit, the election of Trump and the pandemic, China has been building foundations for its own world order.

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China Press Review – August 3, 2021

China’s Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law: How Businesses Should Prepare: Businesses are assessing their risks following the passing of China’s Anti-Foreign Sanctions Law, as political and economic tensions between China and a number of foreign countries rise.

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China Press Review – July 30, 2021

China urges tech companies to step up management of critical data exports: China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) said on Friday that big tech companies should step up the management of exporting “critical data” as well as their risk assessment of data security. 

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China Press Review – July 28, 2021

China pledges support for small business, but some SMEs see ‘doom and gloom’ amid regulatory crackdown: Chinese Vice-Premier Liu He has promised to ‘keep the temperature right’ for small and medium-sized enterprises in China.

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China Press Review – July 27, 2021

Beijing Cracks the Regulatory Whip: Shock moves by Chinese regulators towards swathes of the nation’s private sector have been roiling the nation’s stocks for weeks now, and spurred some hard thinking about whether there’s a whole new framework for economic policy.  

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