Preparations for the November 21-23 US-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade (JCCT) have kicked into high gear in recent weeks with both an active calendar of working group programs and robust pl
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As US and Chinese officials prepare for Chinese President Xi Jinping’s late September visit to the United States and bilateral discussions on a range of political and economic issues, the latest US-China Business Council (USCBC) scorecard reveals that China’s efforts to promote economic reform continue to have only a l
China remains a priority for American companies, despite the slowing economy and challenging business environment, but policy uncertainty continues to impact business confidence.
The following is adapted from a note from USCBC President John Frisbie to the USCBC board of directors
Moderate optimism about the outlook for doing business in China, despite uncertain economic and policy waters, was the overarching theme of the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) annual China Operations Conference (CHOPs) in Beijing, where government, think tanks, and business executive panelists shared their insights and opinions on the operating market in China.
The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) latest report on US exports to China in 2014 shows that China continues to be an important destination for US goods and significant contributor to US economic growth.
At the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) annual membership meeting on June 2, China policy experts and US government officials shared their insights on a broad range of issues affecting the US-China commercial relationship.
HR managers face a litany of hurdles including rising wages and new laws and regulations, along with the ongoing challenge of attracting and retaining talented workers and managers. At the same time, mass layoffs and employee relocation issues in China have become more common as companies balance an increasingly competitive marketplace with slowing economic growth.
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) last week submitted recommendations to Treasury Secretary Jack Lew for priority issues and outcomes to be included in next month’s US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED).
Senior Chinese leaders are confident that they have the policy tools to maintain economic growth without resorting to stimulus spending seen in past years. That was one key finding from a visit to Beijing May 4-5 by a delegation of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) Board of Directors.