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New Nasdaq Restrictions Affecting Listing of Chinese Companies, June 4, 2020

June 4, 2020

United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo issues a press statement.

Video: Conversation with David Barboza

May 18, 2020

Award-winning New York Times journalist David Barboza talks about the challenges of reporting on China.

Exports to China bring home the bacon

May 14, 2020

Dozens of meat-packing plants halted operations due to COVID-19, which could lead to 30% less meat in supermarkets and 20% higher prices for U.S. consumers. At the same time, pork exports to China have more than quadrupled to over 17,000 tons of week.

The high price of marriage

April 23, 2020

With weddings being postponed worldwide, we look at what saying "I do" costs in the U.S. and China and compare the historical growth of their industries.

Video: Tom Narins on Sovereignty and the Belt and Road Initiative

April 23, 2020

Professor Tom Narins from the University at Albany (SUNY Albany) on how the Belt and Road Initiative illustrates ways that sovereignty works that conventional international relations fail to account for. 

The world is running out of N95 masks

April 9, 2020

Have you been able to find an N95 mask? The issue with masks is an issue with global trade.

Movie theaters shut down again

April 2, 2020

China started to reopen movie theaters but quickly backtracked amidst fears of a second coronavirus outbreak. How can the film industry survive amidst a worldwide ban on their primary source of revenue? 

As costs rise, apartments shrink

March 19, 2020

Many Americans are working from home to help curb the spread of COVID-19 but for many in Hong Kong, working from home isn’t possible and for others it isn't so comfortable. 

Romance and commerce in China

February 13, 2020

February 14th isn't the original Valentine's Day in China, but that hasn't stopped the Western version of the holiday from finding a partner across the Pacific.

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.

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Events

October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.