Two Sessions Debriefing - USCBC and the Wilson Center
China’s “Two Sessions” (两会 Lianghui) convened in early March in Beijing. This annual event comprises the meetings of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), which, along with Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping, set China’s economic, trade, diplomatic, and environmental agendas for the year.
Accidental Conflict: America, China, and the Clash of False Narratives
In his timely new book Accidental Conflict: America, China, and the Clash of False Narratives, Stephen Roach, Senior Fellow at the Paul Tsai China Center of the Yale Law School and former Chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia, offers a hard-hitting analysis of both nations’ economies, politics, and policies.
On February 7 and 8, the US-China Business Council hosted its annual Forecast conference. Panels and discussions included an economic forecast post-Zero-COVID, China’s government transition and domestic political environment, trade and China policy in the 118th Congress, US-China diplomatic and security concerns, and technology competition and export controls.
APEC Virtual Briefing
APEC will be hosted in the United States in 2023, under the theme “Creating a Resilient and Sustainable Future for All.” President Xi Jinping is expected to participate in the annual APEC Leaders’ Summit in San Francisco in mid-November and meet bilaterally with President Joe Biden.
Navigating China's FDI and National Security Review in the US
Foreign direct investment (FDI) screenings are becoming stricter and more prevalent globally. In practice, many jurisdictions are increasingly targeting Chinese investments. But how has China reacted to inbound transactions by US investors amid the current US-China geopolitical tension?
This year’s Gala theme - Climate Change: Shared Challenge and Responsibility focused on US-China cooperative efforts to reduce carbon emissions and accelerate transition to global carbon neutrality.
2022 Midterm Elections: A Potential Republican House Takeover & Implications for US-China Relations
The 117th Congress has been packed with legislation and congressional action related to China, trade, and international affairs—a trend lawmakers may continue through the lame duck Congress, with the potential consideration of the expired Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) and the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill (MTB). An outbound investment screening mechanism also may be the subject of an Executive Order or legislation by the end of the year.
2022 USCBC Member Survey Presentation
Every year USCBC surveys its membership to take the pulse of US companies doing business in China. This year’s survey highlights China’s COVID control measures and US-China relations as top challenges and includes data on how these issues and others are impacting company performance and planning.
If you missed our members only panel discussion on the member survey, here is your chance to get a quick review of the survey's key highlights at an event open to the public.
Unpacking China’s Data, Privacy, and Cybersecurity Environment
Regardless of industry, company size, or operational footprint, companies operating within China's borders face an increasingly-complex set of data, privacy, and cybersecurity compliance challenges. Key issues include the cross-border transfer of data, collection and storage of data in-country, localization of business systems and the evolving ambiguity of regulatory requirements.