USCBC Reports

USCBC reports take deep dives into the data and trends in a range of critical topics in the US-China relationship. Some, like our State Export Report, are annual reports, while others are topical publications. All our reports are fully available to the public!

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Members of the US-China Business Council enjoy full access to research on the Chinese trade and investment environment, as well as newsletters and analyses on political decisions that affect US business operations.

 

Phase One Trade Agreement Member Survey: Round Two

Four months have passed since the United States and China signed the Phase One trade agreement.

 
 

2020 State Export Report

Over the past two years, tariffs and an uncertain business environment have prompted precipitous declines in US exports to China that have not been fully made up by export growth to other markets. For the second year in a row, US goods exports to...

 
 

Phase One Trade Agreement: USCBC Member Survey

On January 15, 2020, President Donald Trump and Vice Premier Liu He signed a Phase One trade agreement between the United States and China, cooling a near two-year tit-for-tat tariff escalation. The agreement locks both countries into...

 
 

Standards Setting in China - Challenges and Best Practices

A company’s participation in domestic standards-setting institutions in China can contribute to its success in the market. While aligning standards with the technical specifications of a product can create market opportunities, in cases where Chinese...

 
 

China in International Standards Setting

Standards serve as the building blocks for product development and help ensure functionality, interoperability, and safety. Amid trends in both the United States and China that are pulling apart technology supply chains, standards are the glue that...

 
 

2019 District Export Report

Every year, the US-China Business Council undertakes a comprehensive, econometric analysis of US goods and export data to China...

 
 

2019 State Export Report

The trade battles with China hit US goods exporters in 2018. Services exports increased, but at a slower pace than in previous years. Despite these challenges, China continued to be important to US economic growth, supporting more than 1.1 million...

 
 

Environmental Compliance for US Companies in China

Since China declared a “war on pollution” in 2014, environmental protection has become a top political priority, evidenced by tough regulations, enforcement campaigns, and an emphasis in official rhetoric. Stronger environmental enforcement has had...

 
 

USCBC 2018 Member Survey

Despite positive commercial gains in the last year, American companies have strong concerns about the increasingly rocky US-China relationship and implications for the business environment in China. American companies are less optimistic about China's...

 

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