Category: US-China Business Council

Economic Reform Scorecard 

Some Positive Movement, But Major Reform Elusive The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) released its Economic Reform Scorecard, which tracks developments on tangible progress that the Chinese central government agencies have made toward implementing economic reform and the impact these reforms...

/ March 7, 2016

USCBC Forecast 2016

The US-China Business Council hosted its Forecast 2016 conference on January 28 with approximately 90 guests in attendance. Featured speakers discussed commercial and political issues expected to shape the US-China business environment in 2016.

/ January 29, 2016

USCBC Gala 2015

On December 2, the US-China Business Council hosted Gala 2015 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC. The event celebrated USCBC and its membership’s history of leadership, achievements, and partnerships in support of building strong US-China commercial relations with...

/ December 3, 2015

The Perfect Time For a Visit

Chinese president’s US trip needs to address uncertainties in the relationshipby John Frisbie American voters likely do not go into the poll booth thinking about China, but they often hear about China from the presidential primary campaigns. Some candidates were even...

/ September 21, 2015

What Scarce Labor Means for Talent Development in China

A look at what best practices attract the best talent Jennifer Lawrence A China-based human resources (HR) director for a leading US multinational corporation (MNC) recently lamented, “We recruited for a regional sales director based in Shanghai, selected four candidates...

/ June 1, 2015

Competition with Chinese Firms Tops Challenges for American Companies in China

 By Ellen Huber and Erin Ennis When nearly one year ago a US business executive received word that his company was flatly denied membership to one of China’s biggest industry specifications and standards associations, he was left with many troubling...

/ September 26, 2014

American Firms Troubled by China’s Antimonopoly Actions

Since the ramping up of enforcement, US companies doing business in China have been increasingly concerned about issues like fair treatment and due process By Ryan Ong and Ellen Huber From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn...

/ September 5, 2014

US Treasury Secretary ‘Optimistic’ on Upcoming S&ED Talks

By Elise Pietro and Andrew Gong Updated 9:50 am, 7/08/2014 Saying that China should focus on “actually opening markets,” US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew discussed China’s economic reforms, a US-China bilateral investment treaty (BIT), cybersecurity, and other issues central to...

/ July 7, 2014

Why an Investment Treaty with China Matters

By John Frisbie We are starting to hear a lot about a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China. Here’s hoping we hear a lot more. The United States and China restarted BIT negotiations last summer when China agreed to include...

/ March 31, 2014

USCBC Honors Kissinger at 40th Anniversary Celebration

By Owen Haacke The United States and China “have a special obligation” to ensure global peace and stability, former Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger said at the US-China Business Council’s 40th Anniversary Gala. “The great opportunity...

/ December 6, 2013