China Market Intelligence

August 2nd, 2017
By Meg Kelly and Anna Ashton

Disappointing bilateral negotiations between the United States and China have added few new successes to lackluster investment reforms, despite the multiple announcements, promises, and regulatory changes by the Chinese government over the past six months. Deals made with the Trump administration on market access as part of the 100-day plan were largely directed at fulfilling previous Chinese promises, rather than new openings and the Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED) only...

July 20th, 2017
By USCBC Staff

New Agreements Elude Negotiators at First Comprehensive Economic Dialogue

The United States and China were unable to reach agreement on significant outcomes at the first US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED), which took place on July 19. An impasse over China’s steel capacity was reportedly the driving factor. Reports indicate that US negotiators, after review at the highest levels, determined that China’s offers in other areas were insufficient to...

July 19th, 2017
By USCBC Staff

First Meeting of US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue Concludes, No Statements Issued Yet
American and Chinese government delegations met today in the first US-China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue (CED). The dialogue ended at 4:30 pm Washington, DC time today (June 19), but no statements on outcomes have been issued as this update goes to press. Chinese government sources have indicated that the Chinese delegation will hold a press conference at 8:00 pm DC (8:...

January 25th, 2017
By Yan Yu and Melinda Xu

China’s lead Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) negotiator earned a promotion as part of China’s wave of leadership changes at central and local-level government agencies in the run up to November's leadership transition.



December 14th, 2016
By Meg Kelly

The 15th anniversary of China’s accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) was marked with a fresh trade dispute Monday after the United States ignored the December 11 deadline to end its use of non-market economy (NME) calculations for antidumping cases. China’s dispute also names the European Union and Japan for their continued use of NME status.