What American Corporations Really Think About China

Kenneth Rapoza

The number one concern among American multinationals doing business in China is increased competition from the Chinese. Ninety-five percent of companies that participated in a recent survey of U.S. multinationals in China said most of their competitors are local, of which 68% are state-owned. According to the annual member survey by the U.S. China Business Council, the biggest restraints on profitability is domestic competition followed by government policies and regulation.