Sep 07 , 2017
China is focused on solving the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue through talks and peaceful means, Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President Donald Trump i
Chen Jimin Associate Research Fellow, CPC Party School
Sep 05 , 2017
The volatility of Donald Trump’s administration has added to the uncertainties in China-US relations. Circumstances present both opportunities and challenges.
Aug 22 , 2017
President Donald Trump signed an "executive memorandum" to direct the U.S. Trade Representative Robert E. Lighthizer to determine "whether to investigate any of
Jeffrey A. Bader John C. Whitehead Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution
David Dollar Senior Fellow – Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institution
Ryan Hass David M. Rubenstein Fellow, Brookings Institution
Aug 17 , 2017
Until a strategy is set, there will continue to be confused and conflicting messages from different quarters of the United States government on China, disagreement and sloppiness on proper sequencing of actions, and limits to our ability to elicit Chinese cooperation, as Beijing hesitates to commit to U.S. initiatives because of uncertainty over the steadfastness and coherence of U.S. policy. As the administration charts next steps with China, it should widen the aperture of its focus.
Tom Watkins Advisor, Michigan-China Innovation Center
Aug 15 , 2017
At the state level, Governor of Michigan Rick Snyder has invested energy, attention, and travel time into cultivating lasting and productive relationships with Chinese government and business leaders. His efforts have produced extensive economic benefits for his state and region; providing a blue print for the combative President Trump on how American leaders can turn a positive relationship with China into big wins at home.
Zhang Monan Senior Fellow, China Center for International Economic Exchanges
Aug 10 , 2017
China-U.S. relations should not be confined by the so-called “trade balance.” Their relations should go beyond the 100-day action plan, and they should reassess and redefine the “economic balance.” By doing so, it will help lift China-U.S. economic cooperation and trade onto the track of “win-win” and sustainable development. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks Wednesday during a campaign rally in Miami. (EVAN VUCCI, ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Aug 07 , 2017
This week, among the chaos of the Trump administration, talks of trade actions against China swirled after Reuters reported that Trump was expected to issue a m
Yu Xiang Research Fellow, CICIR
Aug 04 , 2017
Recently, the Trump administration continuously sends out signals that it is considering to make a final decision on the Section 232 investigations into steel, claiming some steel imports are threatening the US national security and hinting to impose barriers to limit steel import, and that the final and exact tariffs or quotas will depend on negotiation results with related countries.
Andrew Ludwig Junior Fellow of Center for Peace and Conflict Studies
May 29 , 2017
The lack of clarity and consistency in the Trump administration’s approach to Asia is creating a security dilemma in the region. U.S. action and inaction has left room for a possible arms race and further instability in the region. The United States must begin consistent policy of engagement and a clear strategic approach in Asia in order to quell the budding security dilemma the current atmosphere presents.
Christopher A. McNally Professor of Political Economy, Chaminade University
May 24 , 2017
The Mar-a-Lago meeting between presidents Trump and Xi has started to generate concrete results, the recently announced trade agreement between the countries shows. However, the transactional approach risks leading to an impasse; it needs to be buttressed by more fundamental deals, such as the US-China Bilateral Investment Treaty.