Tag: Commentary

China’s Great Communicator

What can students of effective communications techniques learn from Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent trip to Europe? By Bill Black  US President Ronald Reagan was famously known as “the Great Communicator.” Because he was an actor for many years before...

/ May 2, 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

An Investment in a Shared Future

By Carola McGiffert and Stephen A. Schwarzman  When Vice President Joe Biden visited Beijing in December, he was on a crisis-management mission to diffuse recurring tensions in the East China Sea, spurred most recently by China’s new Air Defense Identification...

/ February 6, 2014

China’s Steps toward Reform Influenced by Local Politics

By Norm Page  This summer, while Shanghai residents were frying pork on blistering hot sidewalks in People’s Square, the Chinese government took two steps toward a new era of rebalanced growth and long-term economic relations with the United States. These...

/ September 27, 2013

The Limits of Cybersecurity Talks

The first US-China cybersecurity working group meets next week, but significant progress is unlikely in the short term by Doug Mackey The United States and China will hold the first round of the official US-China cybersecurity working group talks during...

/ July 5, 2013

Five Ways China Can Increase Its Imports

By Stephanie Henry  China’s burgeoning middle class will reach 630 million over the next decade and become a strong source of purchasing power. Government leaders, including Premier Li Keqiang, have made increasing imports a primary objective to help meet expected...

/ July 1, 2013

Exports Are Just the Beginning

By Erin Ennis The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently released the latest update to its annual report on US goods exports to China by state. This year’s data continued to show an upswing in US exports to China. Total exports reached...

/ May 13, 2013

Preparing for the New Chinese Government

The US government and business leaders should pay close attention to subtle shifts in Chinese economic policy and foreign affairs.by Derek Scissors and Dean Cheng China is undergoing the transition to what is often referred to as the fifth generation...

/ January 1, 2013

China’s Melting Pot

by Joseph LukLast August, I joined an educational tour, the China Energy Trip, led by students from Jiaotong University in Xi’an, Shaanxi. The trip started in Shanghai, took us through Henan province, and ended in Xi’an. The group was a...

/ April 1, 2012

Target the China Market to Ride out the Recession

In a slowing global economy, foreign-invested enterprises in China should refocus on China’s domestic market by Sigmund Floyd The United States and large parts of the developed world are struggling through financial crises, and the global downturn has severely affected...

/ July 1, 2009