All posts by Nicole Golliher

USCBC Gala 2016: Focusing on the Future of US-China Relations

USCBC hosted its annual Gala, featuring a bipartisan panel with former US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Jr. and former National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon. USCBC board chair, Mark Fields, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Ford Motor Company,...

/ December 15, 2016

2 WTO Complaints, 11 Raw Materials, and 1 Approaching Deadline

The European Union and the United States in July filed with the World Trade Organization (WTO) new disputes against China regarding its raw materials export duties. Both complaints claim China export duties unfairly favor Chinese industry, which is against the...

/ October 24, 2016

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks at USCBC event in New York

Premier Li Keqiang addressed important issues in the US-China economic relationship before more than 700 guests, three members of China’s Ministerial delegation, Dr. Henry Kissinger, chairs and presidents of the host organizations, and ranking business executives from USCBC, NCUSCR, and...

/ September 23, 2016

Obama and Xi Meet at the 2016 G20 in Hangzhou, China

President Obama, accompanied by Secretary Kerry, met with world leaders in Hangzhou, China for the G20 Summit last week. Obama’s trip included a bilateral summit meeting with President Xi Jinping, which is the eighth and likely final time the two...

/ September 7, 2016

Aluminum Producer Aleris Corp Acquired by Zhongwang USA LLC

Aleris Corp, a Cleveland-based aluminum rolled products producer, announced its purchase by Zhongwang USA LLC on Monday. At $2.33 billion dollars, this is the United States’ largest overseas purchase of a metals processor.

/ August 31, 2016

Uber China and Didi Chuxing merge into new $35 billion ride-sharing company

Bringing an end to Uber’s push into the China market, Uber China is merging with its Chinese competitor, Didi Chuxing. The sale ends the intense competition between the two companies and raises Didi Chuxing’s value to about $35 billion. Uber...

/ August 1, 2016

Missing the Mark: The Importance of Trademark Registration in China

Apple has recently lost a few IP infringement cases in China. Earlier this month, there was a case involving the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Intellectual Properties’ suspension of the sale of all models in Apple’s iPhone 6 series due to...

/ July 27, 2016