Policy +

An exclusive, premium service for AmCham China members who require in-depth policy insights and privileged access to policy-makers. For more details, please contact Michael Stewart at mstewart@amchamchina.org.


Why Policy+

Complex Policy Environment

Multinational firms face a rapidly changing and increasingly complex policy environment in China. The Chinese government’s decision-making process is sophisticated and involves numerous stakeholders.

Policy Insights and Privileged Access

Inconsistent regulatory interpretation and unclear laws are the top challenges for AmCham China members, raising the need for greater understanding of policy development and enhanced access to government officials and other stakeholders.

AmCham China’s Expertise

AmCham China has a large corporate member base and long-established relationships with both the Chinese and the American governments. AmCham China provides policy-shaping opportunities with government officials and policy influencers in a neutral setting. Our team is well informed about China’s business environment and capable of providing timely and thoughtful policy analysis and insights.


Exclusive Benefits

* Policy+ is available only to AmCham China members.
** This fee is for companies with global revenues of USD $50 million or more.


Policy Brief
Timely analysis on new policies, regulations, and amendments (1-3 pages)
Special Report
Indepth analysis of major policy issues and market trends (4-6 pages)
Industry Pulse
Analysis of sector-specific policy issues and trends based on the AmCham China Business Climate Survey (2 pages)
Discussions between member companies and government officials on topics of interest
Executive Dialogues
Discussions between member companies and thinktanks, associations, and other non-government stakeholders
Ad Hoc Government
Priority access to government briefings commonly limited to the AmCham China Board of Governors and Chairman's Circle
Customized Briefing
A tailor-made annual briefing on the Chinese market or other topics of interest for visiting global executives of member companies by AmCham China’s President or Chairman


Policy+ Research Priorities in 2017

US-China Business Relations


Circular 5
Belt and


Policy+ Recent Activities

Launched March 7, 2017, Policy+ has delivered 8 policy analysis papers and hosted 17 meetings and dialogues with government officials and non-government stakeholders for members to discuss their areas of concern.

Policy Breif
March 17
Highlights of the 2017 Two Sessions
Executive Dialogue
March 18
Deciphering the Two Sessions
Renowned scholars from the National School of Development at Peking University, including Yifu Lin, Lixing Li, Yiping Huang, Yang Yao, and Yan Shen, shared their thoughts on key messages and issues coming out of the Two Sessions.
Ad Hoc Government Meeting
March 24
Meeting with the Foreign Exchange Regulator
AmCham China met with Pan Gongsheng, Deputy Governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC) and Administrator of the State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), and discussed concerns regarding capital controls.
March 28
Discussion on Circular 5 with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC)
Policy+ member companies discussed with NDRC Foreign Investment Department Director Yuan Feng topics related to State Council Circular 5: Measures on the Expansion of the Opening-Up and Active Use of Foreign Investment.
Executive Dialogue
April 13
US Trade Policy Under the Trump Administration
AmCham China’s Board of Governors shared insights from their advocacy trip to Washington D.C. in February 2017 and discussed trade issues under the Trump administration.
Executive Dialogue
April 27
Shaping Up China's Supply Side
The Economist Intelligence Unit's (EIU) China Regional Manager Tom Rafferty shared insights from the EIU's report on supply-side structural reform.
Special Report
April 28
Circular 5 Progress Assessment
Industry Pulse
April 28
Analysis of Network Products and Services Security Review Measures (Draft) and Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-border Data Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data (Draft).
Ad Hoc Government Meeting
May 10
Meeting with China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE)
Policy+ member companies shared feedback on Circular 5 with Zhang Xiaoqiang, Executive Vice Chairman of CCIEE and former Deputy Director of NDRC.
May 16
Discussion with State Owned Enterprises (SOE) Regulator
Roundtable discussion on SOE Reform with Dong Zhaohui, Deputy Director General of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC)’s Reform Office.
Executive Dialogue
May 18
Lunch Meeting with Dr. Susan Shirk
Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State (1997-2000) shared her insights on U.S.-China Relations and Trump’s China Policy.