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Li Keqiang speech, Encryption Law, and trade negotiations update

We’re back on the line with Jake Parker in Beijing this week. First, we get the important parts from Li Keqiang’s recent speech, then we break down the classifications within the new draft of the Encryption Law, and last, we...

/ July 8, 2019

US-China trade negotiations are back on, but what’s next?

Further tariffs have been taken off of the table for now, but little is known about how renewed negotiations will play out. Wendy Cutler, Vice President of the Asia Society Policy Institute weighs in on negotiations and alternative strategies for...

/ July 4, 2019

The G20 and newly updated negative lists

After the G20 summit in Osaka, we catch up with Jake Parker, our Vice President for China Operations in Beijing. First we cover the major developments from the G20 that are most important for foreign companies, then we get into...

/ July 1, 2019

Are more market openings in financial services on the horizon?

Why is this sector seeing openings in China while almost every other industry is facing tariffs and other barriers? This week, we speak with Angela Deng, a manager of Government Affairs at the US-China Business Council. Angela also covers the financial...

/ June 27, 2019

The G20, USCBC’s local engagement, and foreign investment negative lists

This week we have our Shanghai Chief Owen Haacke on the line. First, we cover the upcoming G20 meeting between Presidents Trump and Xi, including Chinese government tone around the summit. Next, we get up to speed with USCBC’s recent...

/ June 24, 2019

Cybersecurity regulation updates, Section 301 tariffs, and Craig Allen’s next trip to China

This week, we chat with Jake Parker in Beijing to get an update on a range of issues. Up first, a spate of drafts are available for comments on cybersecurity and personal information transfer and you can find links below....

/ June 17, 2019

Chynna Hawes on Intellectual Property Rights in China

Intellectual property rights and protections are a major issue in China, especially for foreign businesses. How have understandings of intellectual property in the country evolved over the decades? To get an answer, we spoke with Chynna Hawes, who is a...

/ June 12, 2019

Trade talk update, section 301 hearings, and effects of the unreliable entities list

This week, due to some unforeseen technical difficulties, we skip the trip to China and stay in Washington instead. We have a quick catchup with Erin Ennis, the Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council to get the latest...

/ June 10, 2019

The Unreliable Entities List, a new white paper, and shifting supply chains

This week, USCBC’s VP for China Operations Jake Parker is in Washington, so we aren’t headed to China at all! While he’s in the office, we grabbed him to talk about the new Unreliable Entities List, a new white paper...

/ June 5, 2019

A shifting media environment, China’s trade retaliation, and Huawei implications

This week we catch up with Jake Parker, our head of operations in Beijing. Three main topics on the table; a negative change in tone in Chinese state media, Beijing’s response to the new list of tariffs on $300 billion...

/ May 20, 2019