Category: Trade

US-China Business Council 2016 State Export Report

The US-China Business Council has released their 2016 State Export Report. USCBC's State Export Report details a breakdown of each state's exports to China. For the first time, this year's report includes both goods and services export data. The national...

/ August 19, 2016

TRADE FACTS: China’s Exchange Rate & US Trade Deficit

We often hear that China “manipulates its currency” and harms the US economy. Some say if we punish China as a manipulator or slap tariffs on Chinese goods it would reduce our trade deficit. In June, the IMF for the...

/ June 30, 2016

Video: Andrew Mackenzie on the benefits of free trade

BHP Billiton CEO Andrew Mackenzie told Asia Society on June 20 that globalization and free trade help the future of the economic relationship between the United States and Asia. Mackenzie was joined in conversation by the journalist Richard Lui.

/ June 28, 2016

The Potential Fallout From Trump’s China Plan

Donald Trump claims that if elected president he will impose a 45 percent tariff on all imports from China. If Trump wins the presidential election, what would be the economic fallout of his plans? Would the negative impact be enough...

/ June 22, 2016

S&ED to Prioritize Investment, Transparency, Economic Restructuring

US and Chinese government officials are gearing up for the eighth annual Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) next week in Beijing. Priority issues for negotiators regarding US industry include industrial overcapacity, investment liberalizations, intellectual property rights, and transparency. The talks...

/ June 1, 2016

Trade Pacts Intensify ASEAN Opportunities

Companies say the mega-regional initiatives — the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), and China's One Belt One Road (OBOR) — deepen regional integration. The companies rated TPP and RCEP as particularly effective change agents; 85 percent...

/ May 31, 2016

China’s New Normal: An Indispensable Locomotive of Global Growth

Despite the country’s recent slowed growth, China will inevitably maintain its position as a hub for investment and business opportunities as it will continue to drive the global market.

/ May 20, 2016

The 4 Biggest Roadblocks to Clearing Customs in China

Tapping into the Chinese market is often a long and complicated process. After all the hard work that is put into creating a product and preparing it for Chinese consumers, it’s deflating to see it sit in customs and gather...

China Plugs Cross-border E-commerce Import Tax Loophole

The Chinese government has for the first time clarified tax policies for goods imported under the cross-border e-commerce model in an effort to regain control of the loosely regulated market. This new policy can enable foreign merchants to sell imported...

/ May 9, 2016

Obtaining a Certificate of Origin in China: Application Procedure and Administrative Measures

For enterprises lawfully established in China and those which enjoy the right to engage in foreign trade, it is important for an exporter to know the requirements of the target country in order to avoid obstacles when exporting goods.

/ April 27, 2016