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Amid a slowdown in China’s economy and tension between the United States and China on a variety of issues, US and Chinese...
As part of a trade promotion event in Shanghai, Hunan’s governor and party secretary met with US-China Business Council (USCBC...
China’s announcement at the 2013 Strategic & Economic Dialogue that it would use the US approach to bilateral investment...
USCBC launched a new tool this week to evaluate China’s progress in implementing economic reforms that will impact member...
Chinese investment in the United States reached nearly $1.4 billion in the first quarter of 2014, according to new estimates...
US exports to China continue to contribute to US job and economic growth, with total exports reaching $120 billion in 2013. The...
With economic growth slowing sharply over the last three months, China’s State Council announced a spending package last...
As the United States and China restart negotiations on a bilateral investment treaty (BIT), the US-China Business Council (...
We are starting to hear a lot about a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China. Here’s hoping we hear a lot more. The...
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) will recommend solutions to foreign investment, intellectual property, and administrative...
In its recently completed recommendations for the Shanghai Free Trade Zone (FTZ), the US-China Business Council (USCBC) urged...
Chinese government agencies have recently taken steps to advance economic reform, from establishing a high-level leading group...
In January, the International Monetary Fund projected that China’s GDP would grow 7.5 percent in 2014. But how China hits that...
In a sign that China’s leaders are increasingly serious about economic reform, the Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the...
The Obama administration yesterday formally nominated Senator Max Baucus, D-MT, to be the next US Ambassador to the People’s...
As reported by USCBC just prior to the holidays, US and Chinese senior government officials concluded the 2013 plenary session...
US and Chinese senior government officials announced movement on key business issues during this year’s plenary session of the...
Despite complications created by last month’s US government shutdown, US and Chinese officials have concluded most remaining...
In recent weeks, China has taken several concrete steps toward interest rate liberalization, which could lead to an increased...
Since the launch of the China (Shanghai) Pilot Free Trade Zone on September 29, more than 13 central and local government...
At the end of September, China requested formally to join negotiations for the Trade in Services Agreement (TISA), an effort ...
As the US government shutdown shuttered many federal offices in Washington and forced President Barack Obama to cancel a much-...
When lawmakers Monday failed to reach a budget agreement that would have prevented a US government shutdown, many government...
US officials continued to push for the lowering of trade and investment barriers into China at the Joint Commission on Commerce...
As the economic reform debate continues in China, inter-agency divisions—especially between the National Development and Reform...
China’s current economic slowdown has raised serious questions for many companies about how their businesses will be affected...
New Trademark Law raises fines and damages for trademark infringement The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress...
Almost 60 percent of US congressional districts exported more to China in 2012 than they did to the rest of the world, at a...
Foreign companies may benefit from renewed efforts to streamline administrative procedures by the State Administration of...
Last week, the US-China Business Council released its annual US state exports to China report. China remained America’s third-...

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