July 26, 2021
Reality Check: China’s Digital Yuan Is Not a Threat to the West
By Sara Hsu
There are enough real issue between the U.S. and China. There is little need to invent tensions, such as with the Chinese digital currency.
February 13, 2021
Could Biden Make US-China Trade Better for Workers?
By Michael Haack
If decoupling is not in the cards, the United States must find a way to ensure trade improves the lives of workers - on both sides of the Pacific.
November 12, 2020
Keep Trade as the Cornerstone of US-China Relations
By He Jun
Despite the “Phase One” deal, U.S.-China total trade is slipping in importance. That’s a warning sign for the bilateral relationship as a whole.
May 28, 2020
Where Have America’s Pro-Business China Watchers Gone?
By James Haynes
What happened to Amb. Terry Branstad and the rest of the United States’ pro-business, pro-engagement China watchers?
May 08, 2020
The US, China, and the Perils of Post-COVID Decoupling
By Yan Liang
Resorting to economic nationalism is the wrong lesson to take from the pandemic.
March 20, 2020
It’s Time for US Companies to Investigate Forced Labor in China
By Richard Altieri and Benjamin Della Rocca
The U.S. government should shift the burden of due diligence to companies, which are best positioned to uncover their business partners’ labor practices.
January 18, 2020
The Phase One Trade Deal: What’s in It for China?
By Fatih Oktay
Looking at the text, China's commitments far outweigh the United States'. So why did Beijing sign on?
December 18, 2019
White House Touts ‘Very Significant’ Phase One China Trade Deal
By Bonnie Girard
A White House press call includes some more details on the agreement that was announced December 13.
August 09, 2019
China's Currency Devaluation Triggers US Charge of Manipulation
By Bonnie Girard
The designation carries no penalties, but it will have a ripple effect on China’s economy.
July 30, 2019
Can the US-China Trade War Be Resolved?
By Yukon Huang
U.S. demands are incoherent, illogical, or outright contradictory. That makes a deal even more uncertain.
May 31, 2019
Is China Ready to Take Its Economic Coercion Into the Open?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Previous moves targeting Japan, the Philippines, and South Korea, have all been pointedly unofficial.
May 30, 2019
Chinese Media Suggest Rare Earth Embargo on US Amid Trade War
By Paul Wiseman, Frank Bajak, and Yanan Wang
Chinese media warn that Beijing could strike back harder as the trade war continues.