China Market Intelligence

April 19th, 2017
By Erin Ennis

The Comprehensive Economic Dialogue, an outcome of the Donald Trump-Xi Jinping presidential summit, remains a work in progress as the Department of the Treasury and Department of Commerce start work on the structure of the discussions and action items for the subsequent 100 days to address trade imbalances between the United States and China. The US-China Business Council (USCBC) understands that the first...

April 5th, 2017
By USCBC staff

Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping meet today and tomorrow at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida. The first face-to-face meeting of the two leaders is expected to focus on establishing a relationship and laying out principles for addressing key issues. USCBC will email members an update regarding the summit as soon as details are available.

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March 15th, 2017
USCBC staff

China’s annual legislative congress concluded Wednesday with a pointed warning from China’s premier: the stakes of a trade war with China are high and US companies will be the first casualty.  Premier Li Keqiang’s remarks cap two weeks of National People’s Congress (NPC) meetings that largely reaffirmed existing priorities and emphasized economic and social stability in advance of China’s Communist Party...

March 8th, 2017
by USCBC staff

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) released a statement of priority actions needed to continue strengthening the mutually beneficial commercial relationship between the United States and China. This sixth priorities statement issued by USCBC’s board of directors focuses on the efforts of both governments on the top priorities for American companies that conduct business with China.

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February 8th, 2017
by Anna Ashton

The Trump administration is expected to take a less patient and conciliatory approach to US-China trade relations than has been the norm in recent years; but with its own significant political transition underway, China is unlikely to make major domestic policy changes in response to a more hardline US approach. A panel of experts invited to the US-China Business Council on February 2 forecast the political...

September 2nd, 2015
Stephanie Henry

China’s President Xi Jinping is slated to make his first formal state visit to the United States the week of September 21, making stops in three American cities: Seattle, Washington, DC, and New York. During his trip, he is scheduled to meet with President Barack Obama and other key government officials, United Nations delegates, and US business executives, including a USCBC-hosted dinner and policy speech in Seattle on September 22. Xi’s trip comes at a sensitive time in the...