Category: Politics

Video: 6 Issues Defining US-China Relations

Director of the Center on U.S.-China Relations Orville Schell describes the six most urgent recommendations for the US-China relationship.

/ February 17, 2017

Traditional Investigation Approaches Can Lead to Sinkhole

Poorly executed investigations in China fail to contain potential compliance, regulatory and business continuity problems, and can often increase the risk of scrutiny from government investigators, disrupt supply or distribution chains, and disgruntle employees.

/ February 8, 2017

How Can Individuals, Companies be Limited by  Bad Social Credit in China?

A new government system that evaluates and tracks “untrustworthy” individuals and companies could limit eligibility for financing, employment, and Party membership, as well restrict real estate transactions and travel. The Chinese government intends to fully implement this nationwide social credit...

/ February 3, 2017

Chinese Companies Encouraged to Purchase Foreign Products

The newly released Catalog of Encouraged Imported Technology and Products identifies key technologies and products that Chinese companies are encouraged to buy from abroad, potentially positive news for US companies looking to expand sales in China.

/ January 30, 2017

A Clear Opportunity

Air pollution continues to pose a major health threat in China. China’s recent Air Pollution Prevention and Control Law and Atmospheric Pollution Prevention Action Plan demonstrate the government’s resolve to significantly improve air quality. With appropriate planning, this large-scale deployment...

/ January 27, 2017

USCBC’s Forecast 2017

On January 25, 2017, the US-China Business Council hosted Forecast 2017, a half-day program featuring comprehensive projections for the Chinese business and political environment in the year ahead. This annual event joined leading China business analysts and policymakers to discuss...

/ January 26, 2017

Minimum Wage Rises in the Cities, Stalls in the Provinces

Minimum wages in China’s major cities rose in 2016, signaling the continued development of an emerging consumer class as much as increasing pressure on company labor costs. But the increases also point to an increasing divide, as wage growth stagnates...

/ January 25, 2017

Study: Understanding the US-China Trade Relationship

Today, trade with China supports roughly 2.6 million US jobs

/ January 20, 2017

Video: China’s Debt a Global Concern

Ruchir Sharma, the head of emerging markets and chief global strategist at Morgan Stanley, explains why he's worried that China's debt crisis will be a major global concern in 2017. Sharma delivered his predictions for the coming year at an...

/ January 18, 2017

Don’t Treat Compliance Like Your Mother

How China's new normal is requiring compliance to move deeper into company strategy and operations

/ January 16, 2017