Trade talks to date have touched on a wide range of issues, but have not narrowed differences on structural issues like IP protection, forced tech transfers, and subsidies to China’s state-owned enterprises.
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USCBC’s 2018 Member Survey found that China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection environment remains generally unchanged from previous years, but slowly improving.
The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) may face mild competition from US and EU alternatives.
As the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) spreads, having accounted for $250 billion in construction in about five years, it is inevitable that commercial disputes will emerge.
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
Despite indications that US companies expect growth in revenue and profitability next year in China, concern about possible trade actions was evident in polling USCBC members who attended the Shanghai China Operations Conference on November 30.
The United States and China wrapped up three days of commercial negotiations in Chicago yesterday, making progress on competition policy, intellectual property rights (IPR), and product approvals in agriculture and medical devices.
US President Barack Obama concluded a constructive three-day visit to China earlier today with announcements of new bilateral deals on a range of issues important to US companies doing business in China, including a significant change in visa policy, reduced tariffs for trade in information technology products, and new targets related to climate change.
Amid a slowdown in China’s economy and tension between the United States and China on a variety of issues, US and Chinese negotiators are preparing for the upcoming sixth annual Strategic & Economic Dialogue (S&ED) taking place in Beijing in early July.
Bilateral engagement between the United States and China has begun to ramp up, with the US-China Business Council (USCBC) taking an active role in discussing key business issues with governments from both nations.