Josephine Wolff Assistant Professor, Rochester Institute of Technology
Feb 06 , 2018
China and the U.S. are two of the only nations in the world with sufficiently strong, stable domestic tech sectors that they can afford to block major overseas competitors without fear of significantly undercutting the services available to their own citizens. But if the Chinese government has been willing to let at least some foreign firms compete with its domestic champions in the tech sector, it’s not clear that the same is true of the U.S. government.
Peng Gui Graduate Student, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Feb 06 , 2018
Chinese companies have become major targets of the CFIUS review process in recent years. This may continue or escalate if Congress passes the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act.
Christopher Balding Associate Professor of Business and Economics, HSBC Business School in Shenzhen
Feb 06 , 2018
Despite the high profile rejection of the MoneyGram acquisition, Beijing’s limits on capital controls have demonstrably killed more deals than U.S. national security concerns. Though China’s concern is understandable, it simply does not hold up to factual scrutiny that Beijing is targeted any more than other countries.
Derek Scissors Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Feb 02 , 2018
President Trump’s long-held views and campaign words signify heavy political pressure to shrink the U.S. trade deficit. Additional and unprecedented steps will be taken in 2018, primarily directed at China. But the trade deficit, especially the bilateral Sino-American deficit, may not budge.
Stephen Roach Faculty Member, Yale University
Feb 01 , 2018
The imposition of so-called safeguard tariffs on imports of solar panels and washing machines under Section 201 of the US Trade Act is directed mainly at China and South Korea.
Jan 29 , 2018
Trump’s national security team is reported at looking at options to counter the threat of China spying on U.S. phone calls that include the government building a super-fast 5G wireless network.
Barbara Hackman Franklin 29th U.S. Secretary of Commerce, President and CEO of Barbara Franklin Enterprises
Jan 11 , 2018
Trade and foreign direct investment mushroomed in the ensuing years until today, when economic ties form the very foundation of the Sino-U.S. relationship. It began with President Bush’s vision and leadership 25 years ago.
Jan 10 , 2018
Chinese inventors received 28% more patents between 2016-2017, Increase in innovation is part of Chinese government strategy.
Dominic Ng Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank
Dec 18 , 2017
East West Bank CEO Dominic Ng pinpoints future opportunities for Hollywood-China cooperation.
Nov 29 , 2017
The China-US Focus team has launched a new microsite that explores the trade relationship between China and the United States, including the remarkable benefits US-China trade offers.