Research: Economics and Trade

The issue brief examines the evolution of China’s role in global illicit fentanyl trade.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a concise, one-time unclassified report on China’s energy requirements, diversification plans, and import and export practices and policies. Proposals…
Unfinished Business
In crafting ECRA, Congress entrusted the U.S. Department of Commerce with implementing its intent for strengthening U.S. export control laws, but the Department of Commerce has, to date, failed to carry out its responsibilities.
As of May 5, 2021, there were 248 Chinese companies listed on these U.S. exchanges with a total market capitalization of $2.1 trillion.

This document covers executive actions taken by the Administration of President Donald Trump directed at China.

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has brought unprecedented attention to challenges in China’s domestic healthcare system. The report reviews those challenges and examines the efforts of China’s policymakers to address them.

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a concise, one-time unclassified report on China’s industrial overcapacity. Proposals must be submitted by March 26, 2021 at 5:30 pm ET.
China’s ambitious Corporate Social Credit System (CSCS) comprises a nation-wide data-gathering effort intended to regulate corporate behavior. This report describes the policy background, present function, and ultimate vision for this system as…

Under a “state-led, enterprise-driven” approach, Chinese firms have significantly expanded their presence in extr

The report analyzes nearly two decades of data compiled by the Bureau of Economic Analysis to profile U.S.