02 February, 2018

China in particular is in Trump’s crosshairs and might well fight back against any effort to restrict its exports. “I have been told by certain officials that yes, definitely, there will be retaliation” from China if the U.S. slaps new tariffs on Chinese-made products, William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, said at a briefing...

30 January, 2018

Confidence within the U.S. business community toward China's economy is strengthening, despite concerns about the regulatory environment, according to a survey released Tuesday.

The survey, conducted by the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham-China) in partnership with Bain & Company, also showed increasing optimism in U.S.-China relations...

30 January, 2018

William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce, added that even though many companies are practicing "cautious optimism" toward China's steady economic growth, and the transition to a "new normal,” he finds "that the consumer sector seems to be the most optimistic; we find the technology and R&D intensive are probably the least optimis...

30 January, 2018
The Straits Times

China is trying to move up the manufacturing value chain through its Made in China 2025 plan to boost manufacturing innovation and promote homegrown products. Western firms have been wary of this, contending that it reduces competitiveness of foreign firms in China by providing government assistance to Chinese firms.

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