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Overview

The U.S.-China trade and investment relationship is the largest and most consequential bilateral trading relationship in the world. For U.S. businesses, China is the second-largest foreign market as well as the fastest growing market for U.S. sales since its 2001 entry into the World Trade Organization. Over the past 40 years, the trade and investment component of the U.S.-China relationship has largely stood out as the most visible and fastest growing area of cooperation between the two nations, often acting as a ballast when collaboration in other parts of the relationship have faltered. Despite a sharp deterioration in the overall tenor surrounding the trade and investment relationship in recent years, mainly at the national level, and notwithstanding the intractability of some issues on the current agenda, corporations, investors and other businesses from both countries have continued to seek out and pursue new opportunities and modes of cooperation in trade and investment.

The Bush China Foundation is a national-level resource for businesses and communities who want to realize opportunities in the United States and China through increased business, trade and investment. The Foundation regularly engages with state and local officials, businesses, investors and economic development organizations to provide a deeper understanding of the U.S. and Chinese polity, economy and market and to connect businesses and investors in both the United States and China in order to maximize the economic potential of the bilateral relationship.




News

Blockworks: Russia/Ukraine Crisis To Cause Commodity “Doom Loop”

Exploring the U.S.-China Business Landscape with Tim Stratford

Institute of New Europe: Geopolitics, Climate Change, and Supply Chain Resilience

CNBC: China’s authorities need to find ‘more creative ways’ to get more digital yuan users, says professor

BBC World Business Report: WTO lets China impose tariffs on the US

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette: Our need for supply chain diplomacy

Voracious consumers bolster Sino-US trade

Inside the emergence of fintech: Examining innovation and competition in the global digital economy

The future of U.S.-China economic relations and impact on the world

SupChina Podcast: The past, present, and future of green finance in China

Bush China Foundation Brief: Outlook for U.S.-China Cooperation

Understanding the impact of the U.S.-China trade conflict

Podcast series launch: America’s evolving relationship with the Asia-Pacific

David Firestein speaks on Stratfor’s Pen and Sword Podcast

An informative discussion with Lori Lundin of Voice of America and Bush China Foundation’s own David Firestein

美国知名中国问题专家方大为:华盛顿政客在 攀比“对华强硬”
环球时报, 20 May 2020

Trump races to rule the bottom with fool’s fantasies
Global Times, 19 May 2020

US-China decoupling unfeasible: US expert
Global Times, 4 May 2020

To Help Save the US Economy – and Lives – End the China Tariffs Now
The Diplomat, 9 April 2020

U.S.–China Phase One Trade Deal: What to Make of It?
International Focus Magazine, 9 January 2020

David Firestein speaks at San Antonio business forum

Robbin Goodman speaks to Arkansas business community

Robbin Goodman speaks to Chinese business executives in Arkansas