China’s announcement at the 2013 Strategic & Economic Dialogue that it would use the US approach to bilateral investment treaty (BIT) negotiations—a negative list based on pre-establishment—has given positive new momentum to negotiations, in particular efforts to r
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USCBC launched a new tool this week to evaluate China’s progress in implementing economic reforms that will impact member company operations. The overall assessment of the first USCBC scorecard: limited.
Rapidly increasing wages, high demand for qualified workers, and high turnover rates have made recruiting and retaining talent one of the top challenges multinational companies face in China year after year. But there’s another issue making employee recruitment and retention even more difficult: China’s air pollution.
US exports to China continue to contribute to US job and economic growth, with total exports reaching $120 billion in 2013.
As the United States and China restart negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT), the US-China Business Council (USCBC) has put together a primer explaining a key component of any BIT agreement— the “negative list.” In the context of a bilateral investment treaty, such a list clearly lays out sectors th
US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie highlighted the need for China to reduce foreign ownership restrictions in meetings with senior officials in Beijing and Shanghai last week.
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative licensing issues in China in a yearly submission to US government trade talk representatives this week.
China continues to significantly lag in its commitments to promote and implement regulatory transparency measures, according to a new US-China Business Council (USCBC) report. USCBC analysis of the National People’s Congress (NPC), the State Council, and selected Chinese government agencies shows varying levels of compliance with transparency commitments.
US companies across nearly every industry and sector face licensing and approvals challenges in China.
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) has called on US government agencies to address China’s High- and New-Technology Enterprise (HNTE) tax accreditation program with their Chinese counterparts, pushing for revisions that would not discriminate against foreign companies.