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China’s 70th anniversary, bilateral updates, and some economic data

As China gets ready to kick off celebrations for its 70th anniversary, we catch up with Lipei Zhang, USCBC’s Deputy Director in Beijing. We get up to date on the latest in the bilateral relationship and take a look at...

/ September 30, 2019

How did last week’s talks turn out?

After a freshly concluded round of trade talks here in Washington, we figured we’d take a short detour and get the view from the US this week. We chat with USCBC Senior Vice President Jake Parker about what happened during...

/ September 23, 2019

Delayed tariffs, exemptions, and company sentiment

This week, Shanghai is on the line. We speak with USCBC’s Chief Representative in the city, Owen Haacke, to get up to speed on the latest developments. First, a note on tariff delays until October 15, then a quick look...

/ September 16, 2019

What is the corporate social credit system?

The social credit system is one of the more controversial and widely discussed topics in China coverage today. But how does this individual social credit system differ from the social credit system for companies? And how does it actually work?...

/ September 10, 2019

Laying the groundwork for new talks and a China Development Forum download

This week, we have USCBC’s Deputy Director in Beijing, Lipei Zhang on the line. First up is the ever-evolving latest news on the bilateral relationship. What can we expect before scheduled trade talks in October? Then, a short highlight reel...

/ September 9, 2019

Tariffs, the social credit system, and local environmental enforcement

This week has been busy! Today, a somewhat longer than usual download from Owen Haacke, our Shanghai head. On the docket are the latest tariffs, updates on the social credit score system, provincial updates, new info on local environmental enforcement,...

/ September 3, 2019

After a busy weekend, where do US-China relations stand?

After a busy weekend, we’re getting the latest view from Beijing on where we stand, from details on the new list of Chinese tariffs to Liu He’s comments on China’s growth and stability. USCBC members can read more exclusive coverage...

/ August 26, 2019

Latest US-China interactions and local government update

This week, we’re on the line with Owen Haacke, our Chief Representative in Shanghai. First we get the lowdown on the latest US-China interactions and tariffs, then we get a quick update on what’s new at the local government level...

/ August 19, 2019

What is 5G and why does it matter for the US and China?

Media narratives about 5G are often couched in the language of a race, or clouded by concerns of national security. But what exactly is 5G? To understand the terms of the debate we spoke with Naomi Wilson. Naomi is the...

/ August 16, 2019

Details from the last negotiations and measures on the domestic business environment

This week, we talk with Lipei Zhang, USCBC’s Deputy Director in Beijing. First up, some on-the-ground details from the trade negotiations that went sour in Shanghai two weeks ago. After that, we talk about new measures aimed at improving the...

/ August 12, 2019