Announcements

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission  invites submission of proposals to provide a one-time unclassified report on developments in China’s military and dual-use logistics capabilities to support expeditionary operations beyond China’s borders. Proposals must be submitted by December 1, 2019 at 5:00pm EST. 
Highlights of This Month’s Edition
Highlights of This Month’s Edition: Bilateral trade: The U.S. trade deficit in goods with China totaled $31.7 billion in August, down 17.6 percent year-on-year; U.S. exports rose to a five-month high.
Highlights of This Month’s Edition: Bilateral trade: The U.S. goods deficit with China totaled $32.8 billion in July, down 11 percent year-on-year.
The hearing will review key developments in the U.S.-China relationship in 2019. Panel 1 will evaluate developments in China’s political economy and the impact of U.S.-China trade frictions on the Chinese economy. Panel 2 will assess the implications of Chinese military activities and modernization in 2019 for the United States and U.S. allies and partners. Panel 3 will review the implications of…
Highlights of This Month’s Edition • Bilateral trade: U.S. goods deficit with China reached $87 billion in Q2 2019, down 8 percent year-on-year; U.S. Q1 2019 services trade surplus with China fell for the first time since 2006.
The hearing will assess China’s role in global health, pharmaceuticals, and medical products. In addition, it will examine the activities of Chinese health and biotech firms in the United States, and U.S. access to China’s health market. Finally, the hearing will consider the implications for U.S. public health and national security of growing U.S. dependence on Chinese health products.
Over the past two decades, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has expanded its involvement in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HA/DR) missions outside China’s borders. Through its contributions to HA/DR, Beijing has provided important assistance to disaster-stricken populations and sought to burnish its image as a “responsible stakeholder” in the international system. At the…
Highlights of This Month’s EditionBilateral trade: U.S. goods deficit with China totaled $30.2 billion in May 2019, down 9 percent year-on-year, reflecting a decline in both exports and imports. Bilateral policy issues: New tariffs on Chinese goods halted as the United States and China agree to resume trade talks; the United States adds five entities tied to China’s development of supercomputers…
In his report to the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, General Secretary Xi Jinping declared that China would complete the modernization of its armed forces by 2035 and transform them into “world-class forces” by the middle of the 21st century. Xi’s vision for the composition and mix of capabilities that would allow the People’s Liberation Army to be judged to be a “world-class”…