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The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission 2016 Public Hearing schedule.
This report assesses the extent to which China has enforced its air defense identification zone (ADIZ) in the East China Sea, and considers the potential conditions and implications of a Chinese ADIZ in the South China Sea.
The report examines the Chinese government’s actions to promote the use of its currency, the renminbi (RMB), in the global monetary system as a payment currency for cross-border trade and financial transactions, a vehicle currency for foreign trade and international capital transactions, and a…
On January 16, 2016, Taiwan held its presidential and parliamentary elections. Focusing on economic and local issues in the campaign, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen and her running mate Chen Chien-jen won the election with over 56 percent of the vote,…
After the stock market turmoil last August, Chinese regulators were hoping for a peaceful start to the year, preparing to wind down the ban on sales for big shareholders and launching a new mechanism (a circuit breaker) designed to prevent dramatic falls on par with those seen last year. The plan…
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a one-time unclassified report on China’s industrial and military robotics development. Electronic or hard-copy proposals must be submitted by 5:30PM (EST) on February 02, 2016.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a one-time unclassified report on Chinese investment in the United States. Electronic or hard-copy proposals must be submitted by 5:30PM (EST) on February 01, 2016.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a one-time unclassified report on Chinese investment in the U.S. aviation sector. Electronic or hard-copy proposals must be submitted by 5:30PM (EST) on January 29, 2016.
Leading up to the 2016 election, Taiwan’s electorate has grown largely dissatisfied with the state of the domestic economy and increasingly worried about Taiwan’s growing dependence on China. Amid stagnant growth and wages, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has focused its campaign on…
Despite China’s rapidly growing overseas engagement and recent multilateral initiatives, the country still receives development finance from a variety of governments and institutions. From a development perspective, China thus challenges convention and, like other middle-income countries, straddles…