Tag: History

Highlights from the US-China Business Council’s 40 Year History

The US-China Business Council celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. View a full timeline of the organization’s history and US-China relations since 1973 here or read more about USCBC’s anniversary in this January 2013 article.

/ January 1, 2013

America’s Early Trade with China

An examination of trade between the United States and China in the 18th century may hold lessons for today’s commercial relationship. US President Richard Nixon’s historic trip to the People’s Republic of China in 1972 was an important moment in...

/ January 1, 2013

Ten Years of WTO Membership

Gains for China and the US, but More Must Be Doneby John FrisbieThis column is adapted from a speech US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie delivered at a panel with PRC Minister of Commerce Chen Deming and Ambassador to...

/ October 1, 2011

Ping Pong Diplomacy Lives On

by Paula M. MillerThis year marks the fortieth anniversary of Ping Pong Diplomacy (PPD)—a sports and cultural exchange launched when a small group of US table tennis players, on invitation from Beijing, visited China after the 1971 World Table Tennis...

/ July 1, 2011

A New US Embassy—and a Chance to Look Back and to the Future

by Lydia R. Goldfine Just in time for the 30th anniversary of US-China diplomatic relations, and reflecting the growing importance of US-China relations, the new US Embassy in Beijing and new PRC Embassy in Washington, DC, both opened in 2008....

/ January 1, 2009