USCBC Reports

USCBC's featured reports are made available to the public. Here are recent reports on important issues facing the US-China commerical relationship.

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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.

 

China Business Environment

Rising costs have been a concern in China for many years, but this year’s survey suggests that the increases may have outpaced company expectations of tolerable expense increases. This is the first time rising costs have ranked number one in USCBC’s...

 
 

Recommendations for Strengthening Trade Secret Protection in China 2013

According to respondents of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) 2013 member company survey, 40 percent of respondents selected trade secrets as the IP of most concern.

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Rebalancing the Economy - Practical Ways that China Can Increase Imports

The report covers five issue areas—consumer goods imports, customs procedures, meat imports, the China Compulsory Certificate (CCC) mark system, and advanced agricultural products, including genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

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Legal Services Market Access Report 2013

US law firms expanding into China provide distinct benefits to a wide clientele, not only supporting foreign multinationals but also increasingly working with Chinese investors and companies that operate both in China and abroad.

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Intellectual Property Rights Review and Recommendations 2013

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) has compiled a list of priority areas and suggestions to further strengthen Chinese government efforts to improve IPR protection.

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Indigenous Innovation and Procurement Progress Report 2014

To facilitate continued discussion on China’s full implementation of its pledges, USCBC is regularly updating a report covering the central, provincial, and local policy changes on indigenous innovation. This report is designed to ensure full...

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Strategic Emerging Industries Report 2013

China’s central government has identified seven “strategic emerging industries” (SEIs) that officials hope will become the backbone of China’s next phase of industrial modernization and technological development.

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