The United States will move forward in early July with a 25 percent tariff on a wide range of Chinese imports worth approximately $50 billion, barring any breakthroughs in negotiations that might delay implementation.
China Market Intelligence
Draft regulations related to China’s 2017 Cybersecurity Law may come into effect as soon as this month, according to US-China Business Council (USCBC) conversations with government
As tensions between the United States and China grow, US companies are exploring strategies to maintain and expand their sales to state-owned enterprises (SOEs) and government-affiliated entities.
China’s real estate market has long benefitted investors, with its astronomical growth rate and nonexistent property tax, but that might be changing. To rein in real estate prices and curb speculation, the National People’s Congress in March renewed discussions of property taxes.
Multiple legislative items are in the works that could significantly affect foreign companies in China as the National People’s Congress (NPC) begins a new five-year term, but long-term legislative priorities remain unclear ahead of the next five-year legislative plan, expected this fall.
The Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) is approaching a May 21 deadline to update President Donald Trump on its World Trade Organization (WTO) case against discriminatory Chinese licensing practices related to technology transfer and protection of intellectual property rights (IPR).
Most Chinese stakeholders are bullish on the resiliency of China’s economy to US trade threats.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He is in Washington this week for trade negotiations with the Trump administration, as USCBC reported to members on Monday.
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He will arrive in Washington, DC, Tuesday for negotiations with the Trump administration on trade issues that may last through the end of the week.
Although last week’s trade talks in Beijing for the most part sketched out opening positions that are far apart, a next round of discussions between the US and China may take place as early as next week, creating at least the possibility of a negotiation process that coul