There is great potential for the outcome of Trump's visit to China. Though it seems as if the focus will be on the US-China trade relationship, there are many other important sectors to discuss that would prove beneficial. Overall, many hope to see discussion on topics that are valuable to both the US and China, such as the investment environment.
William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, said the deals pointed to “a strong, vibrant bilateral economic relationship” between the two countries.
“Yet we still need to focus on leveling the playing field, because U.S. companies continue to be disadvantaged doing business in China.”
A survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China found that representatives of about four-fifths of U.S. companies say they feel less welcome than before, citing inconsistent use of regulations and unclear laws as top challenges. Efforts to reach an agreement on a bilateral investment treaty are making slow progress, with too many sectors still...
Domestic companies often receive strong support from the Chinese government, while US companies in China are subject to tighter restrictions. This has recently impacted the investments of US companies in China, as many feel less welcome in the country compared to the past. This is an anticipated topic of discussion for US President Trump's visit.