China Market Intelligence

February 17th, 2016
Stephanie Henry

The US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) will launch 20 workshops with Chinese agencies over the next two years to engage and educate officials about regulatory issues and best practices, USTDA Director Leocadia Zak told business executives at a February 2 US-China Business Council (USCBC) lunch. She also addressed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) financing, market access, and the effects of the anticorruption campaign on US businesses.

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February 3rd, 2016
Zoe Sophos

China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), an initiative to support regional infrastructure development, officially launched January 17 when President Xi Jinping hosted opening ceremonies in Beijing. The bank will formally begin operations in the second quarter of 2016, and is expected to lend $10 billion to $15 billion per year of its $100 billion total authorized capital. Lending efforts will focus on energy, transportation, telecom, urban development, logistics, and  ...

February 3rd, 2016
Stephanie Henry

The year ahead will be a decisive one for China’s economy, as policymakers must decide between a long-term rebalancing strategy or measures that produce short-term economic gains, economist Dan Rosen said January 28 at the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) annual Forecast Conference. Rosen, of Rhodium Group, said Chinese leaders need to address top economic challenges including balance-of-payments issues, two-way investment trends, and broadly restructuring its economy.

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