On March 26, China issued a notice – implemented two days later – that prevented foreign nationals from entering China except in very limited circumstances. With thousands of members and their families still stuck outside of the mainland, this portal will be updated with all the essential information relevant to this ongoing issue, while the travel restrictions remain in place.

AmCham China is currently planning a charter flight from the US to China. To register your interest, please click here.



30 July, 2020
In this time of uncertainty, AmCham China is working to arrange a charter flight from the US for both foreign and Chinese employees of our member companies who are seeking to return to Beijing on September 12.


24 July, 2020
Getting foreign nationals back to China during the COVID-19 pandemic has been a sometimes painful – and ongoing – process, but AmCham China has recently had close to 80 members approved to return, with others having already landed back in China.
29 May, 2020
As reported in our most recent Flash Survey, global travel disruptions remain the top concern for American companies in China, with 90% of respondents stating such disruptions have impacted their business operations.


June 17, 2020 | Member Only
All your questions answered when it comes to visas, flights, quarantine, and the notorious PU invitation letters.

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May 29, 2020 | AmCham China

AmCham China's 4th Flash Survey: Pain Points-Travel Restrictions and Budget Cuts

Global travel disruptions remain the top concern for American companies in China, with 90% of respondents to AmCham China's new Flash Survey saying this has impacted their business operations, up from 77% last month.