Webcast: Conversation with US Treasury Secretary Lew
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) hosted a conversation with U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew on the current state of the U.S.-China economic relationship and priorities for the sixth Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Beijing the following week. The Wall Street Journal’s Sudeep Reddy moderated the discussion.
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Bilateral Investment Treaties: What They Are and Why They Matter
What is a bilateral investment treaty (BIT)? Why do we need them? Who benefits from them? Understanding what BITs do and don’t do is important. The United States and China—the world’s two largest economies—are currently negotiating a BIT, making the issue particularly relevant today.
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China Economic Reform Scorecard - June 2014
USCBC is rolling out a Reform Scorecard to assess the actual impact of China’s reforms on foreign company concerns. The scorecard is divided into categories based on key themes for reform, such as the role of the state and the market, foreign investment, institutional reform, and others. The report assesses the impact of reform policies, both individually and as a whole. In this first assessment, China’s economic reform policies to date have had a limited impact on foreign company operations.
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