Category: Trade

A Testing Ground for Reform

The Shanghai Free Trade Zone is up and running, but observers are still waiting for officials to implement reforms that would include broadening market access to foreign investors. By Lingling Jiang  Since the PRC government announced in September that it...

/ December 19, 2013

The Ethics of Intellectual Property in China

By Steven Feldman  Editor’s Note: This essay is excerpted from the book, Trouble in the Middle: American-Chinese Business Relations, Culture, Conflict, and Ethics and reprinted with permission of Routledge. Read an interview with the author here. The American-Chinese disagreements over...

/ October 24, 2013

China in 2013: A Year of Transition

China’s economy will continue to grow at a high rate, and the government will implement reforms incrementally.by Minggao ShenChina is entering a pivotal decade that could bring the country lasting prosperity. The 18th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party...

/ January 1, 2013

40 Years and Beyond

Productive commercial relations continue to need USCBC’s leadership. by John Frisbie There is no doubt that the US-China commercial relationship has progressed since the US-China Business Council (USCBC)—then called the National Council for US-China Trade—opened its doors 40 years ago....

/ January 1, 2013

The United States and China in a G-Zero World

by Ian Bremmer Editor’s note: In his book, Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, Ian Bremmer argues that the world has entered a period of transition. The United States, Japan, and Europe no longer have the desire or...

/ July 1, 2012

WTO Accession, Globalization, and a Changing China

The views of the Chinese government and public have changed over the years, but most Chinese believe the country’s World Trade Organization membership has benefited China.by Wang YongWhen assessing China’s World Trade Organization (WTO) membership, it is helpful to examine...

/ October 1, 2011

China’s Continuing Need for the WTO

China’s WTO membership can help the country achieve economic reforms and greater prosperity. by James Bacchus The advantages of World Trade Organization (WTO) membership have helped accelerate China’s historic return to global economic prominence in the past 10 years. Since...

/ October 1, 2011

China’s Role in the WTO

On the 10th anniversary of China’s World Trade Organization entry, WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy highlights the significance of the country’s membership. Established in 1995, the World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization that manages trade rules between...

/ October 1, 2011

Ten Years of WTO Membership

Gains for China and the US, but More Must Be Doneby John FrisbieThis column is adapted from a speech US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie delivered at a panel with PRC Minister of Commerce Chen Deming and Ambassador to...

/ October 1, 2011

US Exports to China Rebound in 2010

Nearly all US states posted triple-digit export growth to China in 2010, and exports performed well in the first quarter of 2011.by US-China Business Council staffOverall US exports to China rose rapidly in 2010, increasing 32 percent over 2009, when...

/ July 1, 2011