China Market Intelligence

April 25th, 2007

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) today released a breakdown of US individual state exports to China during the 2000-06 period that shows the remarkable growth of China as an export market for US goods.

April 25th, 2007

US Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Mary E. Peters recently visited Shanghai and Beijing to advocate for the liberalization of China's transportation sector, particularly the aviation market.

April 4th, 2007

The PRC State Council recently approved healthcare sector development guidelines for China's 11th FYP period. Priorities in the guidelines, yet to be publicized, include regulating pharmaceutical prices, establishing a universal basic healthcare system, and expanding the rural healthcare cooperative system, according to PRC press reports.

March 28th, 2007

USCBC President John Frisbie attended the China Development Forum on March 17-19 in Beijing, at the invitation of the PRC State Council's Development Research Center.

March 14th, 2007

USCBC President John Frisbie testified on March 8 before the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on the impact of Asian economic integration on US trade with China.

February 14th, 2007

US and PRC cabinet officials will meet in Washington, DC, on May 23 and 24 for the second session of the US-China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED), the US Department of the Treasury announced on Tuesday. The Treasury Department also announced the appointment of Alan Holmer as special envoy for China and the SED.

February 14th, 2007

USCBC held its Forecast 2007 reception and conference last week for member companies with guests from the US government, PRC embassy, and academia. More than one-third of USCBC's member companies were represented; nearly half came from outside of Washington.

January 31st, 2007

USCBC hosted an aviation forum in Beijing on January 29 to discuss reforms of, and improved market access to, China's aviation sector.