Tag: Foreign Investment

Complying with Foreign Investment Rules

CFIUS reviews will become more common as Chinese companies invest more in the United States, but careful preparation can help companies navigate a complex process.  By Thomas S. Vaughn and Shang Kong  With levels of Chinese FDI in the United...

/ November 25, 2013

State of Investment: How Local US Governments Attract Chinese FDI

Cities and states have pursued Chinese investment with tax breaks and other incentives, but officials say that non-monetary strategies can make or break a deal. By Christina Nelson  When Chinese solar-manufacturer Suntech Power started to look at sites in the...

/ November 6, 2013

Four Questions to Answer before Deciding to Sell to China

Business in China is now open to more than just multinational corporations, but small business owners should evaluate their products objectively before taking the plunge. By Stanley Chao In the past, only multinational corporations (MNCs) had opportunities to sell products...

/ May 15, 2013

Foreign Investment in Restricted Industries

by Lingling JiangIn China Operations Q&A, the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) Business Advisory Services staff members answer questions companies have about business operations in China. Q: Our business is under the restricted category of the Catalogue Guiding Foreign Investment. What...

/ January 1, 2013

The Rise in Chinese Overseas Investment and What It Means for American Businesses

China’s growing presence abroad brings new competition but also commercial opportunities.

/ July 1, 2012

Government Provides Clues into China’s Foreign Investment Plans for Strategic Industries

by Kyle Sullivan PRC leaders recently shed light on how China intends to incorporate foreign investment into its goals for developing strategic emerging industries. A mix of seven high-tech sectors, the strategic emerging industries (SEIs) will account for roughly eight...

/ January 1, 2012

Revised Catalogue Brings Few Changes to China’s Foreign Investment Regime

by Kyle Sullivan, Joie Ma, and Caitlin ClarkForeign companies will not see significant market access openings as a result of China’s draft of the revised Catalogue Guiding Foreign Investment in Industry, updated from the 2007 version and released for comment...

/ July 1, 2011

Introducing the Foreign-Invested Partnership

There’s a new option for structuring foreign investment in China, and it may offer companies greater flexibility.by Paul McKenzie, Thomas Chou, Adam Kearney, and Charles CokerForeign investors have pursued establishing joint ventures (JVs) and, later, wholly foreign-owned enterprises (WFOEs), since...

Choosing a China Investment Vehicle

Foreign companies that want to expand their business in China have more investment options than ever before—though they still face PRC government restrictions.by Lester RossThe time when foreign investors were restricted to entering China through representative offices and joint ventures...

/ September 1, 2010

USCBC’s 36th Annual Membership Meeting

USCBC members gathered in Washington, DC, for the organization’s 36th Annual Membership Meeting. USTR Ambassador Ronald Kirk delivered the keynote speech on “US-China Trade Relations Today and Tomorrow,” in which he pledged to work with China to further open its...

/ July 1, 2009