01 Tianjin Chapter News

On Jan. 29, almost 40 participants from various industries attended the AmCham China, Tianjin launch of the Business Climate Survey at the Hyatt Regency Tianjin East.

This is the 18th year the American Chamber of Commerce in China has conducted its annual Business Climate Survey. It is one of the most studied reports for governments to understand the challenges foreign companies face when operating in China, as well as one of the most essential planning tools for American companies in China. This year’s survey is the largest yet, with 532 company participants, of which data from 496 was complete enough for analysis. Of Tianjin members, 62% participated in the survey.

The launch was moderated by the AmCham China Chairman James Zimmerman. Stephen Shih, Partner of Bain & Company, and Ian Curtiss, AmCham China Senior Policy Analyst, highlighted our member companies’ concerns regarding China’s changing regulatory and policy environment, their perceptions of the ongoing reforms, as well as expectations for the New Year.

Download the full version of this year’s Business Climate Survey.