2015 American Business in China White Paper

The 17th edition of AmCham China's American Business in China White Paper reflects the collective views of AmCham China's more than 1,000 member companies on trade and commercial issues that affect the US business community in China.

Table of Contents

Chairman’s Message

Part One:

Business Climate Overview

  • Investment Challenges in the Age of the New Normal
  • 2015 White Paper Recommendation Scorecard

Part Two:

Industrial Policy and Market Access

  • Civil Society 
  • Competition Law 
  • Compliance 
  • Customs 
  • Government Procurement 
  • High-Tech Trade Promotion and Export Controls 
  • Human Resources 
  • Intellectual Property Rights 
  • Investment Policy 
  • Standards, Certification, and Conformity Assessment 
  • Tax Policy 
  • Visa Policy 
  • Work Safety 


Part Three:

Industry-Specific Issues

  • Agriculture
  • Automotive Policy
  • Banking and Capital Markets
  • Civil Aviation
  • Clean Technology
  • Construction, Engineering, and Design
  • Cosmetics
  • Direct Sales
  • Electronic Payment Services
  • Express Delivery Services
  • Food and Beverage
  • Healthcare Services, Medical Devices,
  • and Pharmaceuticals
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Insurance
  • Legal Services
  • Machinery Manufacturing
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Oil and Gas, Energy, and Power
  • Real Estate
  • Retail and E-Commerce

Part Four:

Regional Issues

  • Provincial and Local Investment Environment
  • Chengdu
  • Chongqing
  • Northeast China
  • Shanghai
  • Tianjin
  • Wuhan

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