Analysis & Reviews Archive

Two Sessions, Five Highlights For Water

An ‘ecological civilization’ is now embedded in China’s constitution and ministerial reform has been tabled. Find out what this means for water in our review of this year’s Two Sessions. Pay attention or risk being blindsided … more

Key Water Policies 2017 – 2018

Missed out on key water and water-related policies in China this past year? Catch up with China Water Risk Woody Chan’s review, including the latest on the new Water Ten Law and environmental tax law … more

5 Trends For 2018: The Year Of The Dog

We could be heading for dog days this year and China is getting ready with economic planning that considers water and climate. Check out our 5 trends and stay ahead of the pack … more

China’s Water Resource Tax Expansion

China’s water resource tax pilot has expanded to 9 provinces including Beijing & Tianjin. China Water Risk’s Yuanchao Xu explores successes of Hebei’s initial pilot & why additional provinces may benefit … more

5 Laws To Watch Out For In 2018

From environmental taxes to compensation mechanisms to nuclear safety, China is continuing its regulatory push in the new year. China Water Risk’s Yuanchao Xu reviews 5 key laws to watch out for in 2018 … more