Headlines alleging that a decoupling of the US and Chinese economies is looming, or by some counts, already underway, have appeared in the news cycle for several months now. Once an infrequently used term reserved for economists and electrical engineers, “decoupling” began capturing headlines in the fall of 2018 in an attempt to capture US-China friction in the trade sphere and has held on since.
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Senior Chinese leaders stressed progress in bilateral negotiations and a commitment to accelerate domestic economic reform efforts during an October 16 to 17 visit to Beijing by a delegation of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) Board of Directors. The delegation met with Premier Li Keqiang, China Banking and Insurance Regulatory Commissioner Guo Shuqing, State Administration of Market Regulation Minister Xiao Yaqing, National Development and Reform Commission Vice Commissioner Ning Jizhe...
On July 31, US-China Business Council (USCBC) President Craig Allen testified before the US-China Economic Security Review Commission (USCC) on US companies’ access, risks, and opportunities in China’s health market.
As summer draws to a close, I would like to highlight a few trends USCBC’s China offices are observing based on their conversations with our membership, Chinese media, government sources, and other key influencers.
While China’s battle to increase environmental protection and improve enforcement seeks to address serious pollution issues, it has also led to a variety of enforcement campaigns that have created unintended negative consequences for companies operating in China.
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
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.
Tariffs and trade deals are still uncertain, but China’s government restructuring is likely to be the most significant long-term development this year for foreign companies doing business in China, said speakers at the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 45th Annual Membership Meeting on June 5.
China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) concluded with what have become customary commitments to economic reforms, but few tangible implementing actions that would boost business confidence or bolster support for US-China commercial relations in Washington, DC.