Research: Economics and Trade

This paper provides an overview and assess key points of China’s 2014 Government Work Report’s plans for financial system liberalization, fiscal reform, administrative reform, environmental regulation, urbanization and rural land reform, and…
The U.S. trade deficit with China continues to grow but at a slower rate. A key reason for this is the boom in U.S. automotive and aerospace shipments to China. As China becomes more affluent and urbanized, ordinary Chinese are driving more cars and…
This paper looks at China's foreign exchange reserves and holdings of U.S. Treasuries, and examines China’s efforts to diversify its investments
USCC economic issue brief prepared by staff on China's petition last October to join the Trade in Services Agreement, a side agreement in the WTO that entered its sixth round of talks in late February.
Highlights of this month's edition: Strong increase in exports but overall trade slows; transportation equipment continues strong gains; info technology imports from China decline; Kerry signs climate agreements in Beijing; GAO criticizes…
Highlights of this month’s edition: 2013 trade deficit with China sets new record; U.S. exports perform well in second half; U.S. challenges China at WTO over noncompliance in GOES case; Lenovo bids for IBM servers and Motorola handsets; China’s…
Today, the U.S.-China Commission released a "Staff Report on Monthly Trade Data with China."
Today, the U.S.-China Commission released a "Staff Report on Monthly Trade Data with China."