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China, Ukraine and the United States

Canadian embassy in Beijing publicizes its support for Ukraine via Weibo.
March 10, 2022

The Canadian embassy in Beijing has shared its support for Ukraine with Chinese via a sign on its wall and via Weibo.
China and Ukraine have been building a significant economic relationship, one that has occasionally troubled the United States. Here we look at these ties in the context of Russia's invasion.

Looking at the U.S. Justice Department's China Initiative

January 3, 2022

Links to interviews USCI has conducted and documents it has collected relating to the Justice Department's push to curb Chinese economic espionage.

The Future of U.S. and China Innovation and Tech Competitiveness

December 1, 2021

Academic, business, economic and legal experts discuss U.S. innovation and tech competitiveness vis-a-vis China, IPR concerns in China, and the impact of President Biden's executive order for competition on U.S. innovation and competitiveness.

Update - U.S. Dept. of Justice on Its China Initiative

November 19, 2021

Several months into the Biden administration, the U.S. Department of Justice issued this update on its China Initiative. Matthew Olsen has replaced John Demers as Assistant Attorney General for National Security. Many remain critical of the initiative's design and implementation, though not of its intent to protect U.S. intellectual property and national security. The page below reproduces (with some editorial notes) the DOJ report.

US-China governments, Virtual Summit between Xi Jinping and Joseph Biden, Nov. 15, 2021

November 15, 2021

U.S. White House, Readout on the Virtual Summit

U.S. Industry Organizations, Letter to Biden administration on US-China affairs, Nov. 12, 2021

November 12, 2021

A list of the groups joining the letter is at the bottom.

Looking at China's Economy

November 11, 2021

Track China's rise to the world's second largest economy and its economic ties to the U.S. through USCI events, newsletters and document collections.

Barry Naughton on China’s Economic Rise

November 10, 2021

Barry Naughton on his assessment of what he and his colleagues got right and wrong in looking at China’s economy over the past four decades.

China's Halloween Haul

October 28, 2021

Are you dressing up? Chinese factories and American retailers love Halloween.

Looking at China's Belt and Road

October 7, 2021

Links to events USCI has hosted and documents it has collected relating to China's Belt and Road Initiative.

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