Sara Hsu Associate Professor, the State University of New York
Dec 14 , 2017
Although President Donald Trump appears to have changed his tune on China from all-out accusatory on the campaign trail to grumbling in the Oval Office, U.S.-China economic relations are at their most precarious in years. The issue of trade is a major stumbling block between the two nations.
Daniel Ikenson Director, Cato Institute’s Herbert A. Stiefel Center for Trade Policy Studies
Dec 12 , 2017
Late last month, the Trump administration “self-initiated” antidumping and countervailing duty investigations of imports of aluminum sheet from China. Reactions from media, social media, and the Chinese government seem to suggest these measures are especially provocative, pushing Washington and Beijing even closer to the brink of a trade war. But there is a less dire interpretation to consider.
Dan Steinbock Founder, Difference Group
Dec 08 , 2017
Recently, the Trump administration notified the World Trade Organization (WTO) that the United States opposes granting China market economy status at the WTO, an opinion also supported by the European Union. Under the World Trade Organization (WTO) terms, China should have graduated last year to market-economy status.
Justin Lau Independent Researcher of International Political Economy
Dec 07 , 2017
President Donald Trump signed a memorandum authorizing Robert Lighthizer, the US trade representative, to determine whether to investigate on complaints that U.S. companies were "involuntarily" transferring core technologies to China in order to secure market access.
Niu Tiehang Senior Fellow, CCIEE
Dec 07 , 2017
In warfare one seeks surrender, but in world affairs one seeks solutions.
Dec 01 , 2017
Donald Trump's administration has put its main programme for bolstering economic relations with China on ice.
Nov 30 , 2017
The Trump administration has lambasted China’s bid for recognition as a market economy in the World Trade Organization, citing decades of legal precedent and what it sees as signs that China is moving in the opposite direction under Xi Jinping.
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.
Nov 29 , 2017
The Trump administration launched an aggressive new trade action against China on Tuesday, opening the first U.S. government-initiated anti-subsidy and anti-dum
He Weiwen VP and Senior Fellow, Center for China and Globalization
Nov 24 , 2017
The trade deals signed during Trump’s recent visit to China represent a step in the right direction, but they won’t alter trade dynamics between the two countries.