China Market Intelligence

December 11th, 2019
By Erin Slawson

Headlines alleging that a decoupling of the US and Chinese economies is looming, or by some counts, already underway, have appeared in the news cycle for several months now. Once an infrequently used term reserved for economists and electrical engineers, “decoupling” began capturing headlines in the fall of 2018 in an attempt to capture US-China friction in the trade sphere and has held on since.

October 24th, 2018
By Ricky Altieri

The 13th Five-Year Plan called for the yuan to be fully convertible by 2020. Such a move would increase liquidity and allow the market to play a greater role in investment decisions.

August 22nd, 2018
By Angela Deng

Recent reforms to the operations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) removed some of the controversial elements of earlier proposed versions, but strengthened and expanded the scope of CFIUS authority to review foreign transactions and tightens the export controls process.

June 28th, 2018

President Donald Trump has decided against using much-anticipated new measures to restrict Chinese access to US technology and instead will use existing tools, according to a White Hou

June 27th, 2018
By Jake Laband

While US-China trade tensions are front of mind for many executives in Beijing, attendees of the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) Beijing China Operations Conference last week indicated that other operational issues continue in the background.

February 21st, 2018
By Meg Kelly

The recent release of December 2017 US trade data confirms that the year was a strong one for trade—with exports and imports both higher than in previous years—but the latter rose much faster, leading to significant growth in the United States’ global trade deficit.

January 11th, 2018
By Anna Ashton

After almost a decade of exponential growth in Chinese investment in the United States, Chinese mergers and acquisitions of US companies fell a precipitous 79 percent last year, from $62.7 billion in 2016 to $13

January 3rd, 2018
By Meg Kelly

A year after the US-China Business Council (USCBC) analyzed potential options to address trade and economic concerns about China, the Trump administration’

October 25th, 2017
By Owen Haacke

As the One Belt One Road (OBOR) plan brings the possibility of improved infrastructure and new business connections with China’s neighboring countries, US companies are evaluating if they need to adjust regional strategies to remain competitive.  

August 31st, 2017
By Meg Kelly

After increasing scrutiny of China's largest overseas asset buyers in June, the Chinese government in August took further steps to restrict and regulate Chinese outbound investment.


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