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This resource seeks to provide employers and foreign nationals working in the United States with meaningful information on expected changes to U.S. business immigration laws and policy under the upcoming Trump administration. Although specifics remain...
A leading cause for concern over the health of China’s economic prospects is its debt burden. Since writing about this topic last year, I’ve received many questions from investors, so in this issue of Sinology, I share my responses to those questions. The...
Perhaps the key takeaway from the just published third quarter China macro numbers is that the sky didn’t fall. Back at the start of the year, consensus seemed to be that by now, China’s foreign exchange reserves would be depleted (they remain the world’s...
China’s National Day Golden Week, falling on October 1-7, is expected to see an increasing number of people travelling, both domestically and overseas. Korea, Thailand and Japan remain the top-three destinations for Chinese tourists.Long-haul destinations...
In this year, of all years, getting it wrong on whether international trade is destroying millions of American jobs is not just a mistake, it’s dangerous. Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic runner-up Bernie Sanders have convinced tens of...
China’s economy is at a pivotal moment, as it faces both imminent and long-term challenges that may significantly hamper the robust growth it has enjoyed in recent decades. Income inequality, increased debt, an aging population, shrinking labor force, and...
China’s first half macroeconomic data supports our view that the country is in the midst of a successful transition from a high-speed, heavy industry-based economy to a consumer and services-based economy, which, while decelerating, will remain the most...
The U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce in cooperation with the U.S. Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services will lead a Healthcare Business Development Trade Mission to China from 16-21 October 2016.  The mission will open access to Chinese...
China is the world's second largest economy and one of its fastest growing. It consumes an enormous share of the world's resources and so any changes to its growth rate or economic make-up is bound to have a huge effect on the rest of the world. So when...
The U.S. Department of Commerce, in partnership with the U.S. Embassy in Mongolia, the American Chamber of Commerce in Mongolia and the North America-Mongolia Business Council, is organizing an Agribusiness Exploratory Trade Delegation to Ulaanbaatar from...
On March 5, Premier Li Keqiang delivered China’s 13th Five Year Plan (FYP13) to the 12th National People’s Congress. Adopted on March 16, the FYP13 gives top priority to economic development and projects a moderately prosperous GDP growth rate of 6.5% - 7...
The Summit is specially designed for business leaders involved in or contemplating engagements with China and is a historic opportunity to connect with over 100 key Chinese executives in attendace.    Register here: http://chinaweek.la/event/chinaweek-ca-...
To facilitate Chinese enterprises investing overseas, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) issued a draft rule to relax the approval regime for outbound investments for consultation – the Draft NDRC Decision on Revising the Administrative...
This study focuses on the largest producer and consumer of environmental technologies participating in the EGA negotiations - China. China is an increasingly important player in international energy and environment-related negotiations. This rising...
Last year’s “New Neighbors” report for the first time provided a detailed tally of the operations of Chineseaffiliated companies in the United States and the local impacts of those investments. This update reviews China’s US investments in 2015 and...
The debate over how China’s economy might evolve over the next decade generally breaks down into two opposing cases. Bulls are confident that Chinese leaders will make the hard reforms needed to clean up local government debt, reform state companies, open...
 In particular, economic issues loom large. China’s growth rate has slowed, its stock markets have recently plummeted and it is facing a variety of economic challenges, but Americans are still concerned about economic threats posed by China – especially...
Serious people understand that the manner in which the United States deals with China will be a critical, if not the critical, overseas challenge for the United States in the 21st century. China will likely be the largest economy in the world within one...
Serious people understand that the manner in which the United States deals with China will be a critical, if not the critical, overseas challenge for the United States in the 21st century. China will likely be the largest economy in the world within one...

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