trade

Comparing U.S. & China Trade in Southeast Asia

October 15, 2020

We look at how reliant Southeast Asian nations are on trade with China and with the U.S. China is the top trading partner for all, but the U.S. Is a key export market for many.

Playing with trade blocs

September 3, 2020

After President Trump withdrew the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the remaining 11 countries negotiated a new trade deal, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), which was signed in March 2018. At the same time, China was negotiating its own trade deal, the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), whose 15 countries would account for 30% of the world’s population and GDP if it is ratified.

Mike Pompeo, U.S. States and the China Competition, Feb. 8, 2020

February 8, 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at the National Governors Association Meeting in Washington, D.C.

PRC State Council, China's Position on the Economic and Trade Consultations, June 3, 2019

February 6, 2020

The Chinese government released this white paper prior to the U.S. and China signing a phase 1 trade deal in January 2020.

Understanding the ongoing U.S.-China trade war

May 17, 2019

Clayton Dube, director of the USC U.S.-China Institute, explains this latest phase of the trade war and how it might impact American consumers.

Michael Dunne on General Motors in China

April 19, 2019

Michael Dunne's book reveals how extraordinary people, remarkable decisions and surprising breaks made triumph in China possible for General Motors.

A Roundtable Discussion Of The U.S.-China Trade War

September 13, 2018

On August 30, 2018, the USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a discussion on American and Chinese aims and tactics in the US-China trade war as well as its impact and potential costs.

 

A Time of Uncertainty in US-Taiwan-China Relations

September 10, 2018

The Grassroots Diplomacy Council and the USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a symposium on the relationships of Taiwan, China, and the United States.

 

PRC State Council, The Facts and China’s Position on China-US Trade Friction, September 2018

September 3, 2018

A white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council in the People's Republic of China.

Joint Statement on U.S.-China Trade Consultations, May 19, 2018

May 19, 2018

Statement released following discussions in Washington. The two sides had threatened each other with massive tariffs and other actions. 

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Events

October 29, 2020 - 4:00pm
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC Center on Transnational Law and Business look at what might be the aims of the next administration by focusing on technology, trade and investment ties.