Research

Key Findings:China has created a regional bank among its Asian neighbors, in a move opposed by the Obama Administration; U.S. allies have sided with China despite Washington’s concerns that China might be using the bank to circumvent more established international banks, such as the World Bank and…
In this Issue:China’s Foreign Policy: Scholar proposes deeper China-Latin America integration under Maritime Silk Road initiative; leading think tank researcher predicts challenges ahead for China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Domestic Policy Agenda: National People’s Congress delegate…
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a one-time unclassified report on China’s major state-directed plans and the potential opportunities and challenges they pose for the United States. Electronic or hard-copy proposals must be submitted…
This report seeks to quantify changes in the bilateral relationship between China and North Korea by examining hundreds of discrete exchanges between Chinese and North Korean officials as reported by the Director of National Intelligence Open Source Center from January 2009 to December 2014. The…
This paper assesses China’s relative significance for individual ASEAN economies. It starts with an overview of China’s trade and investment relations with ASEAN as a whole. The paper then provides descriptive statistics on each ASEAN country’s composition of foreign trade by product and top trade…
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a one-time unclassified report on China’s efforts to expand the international use of its currency, the renminbi (RMB). Electronic or hard-copy proposals must be submitted by 5:30PM (EST) on April 6,…
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission invites submission of proposals to provide a one-time unclassified report on China’s efforts to combat terrorism. Electronic or hard-copy proposals must be submitted by 5:30PM (EST) on April 2, 2015.
This report assesses recent developments in China’s wind and solar industries and the implications for the United States. It builds on the Commission’s past work on U.S.-China energy issues, including the April 2014 hearing on bilateral clean energy cooperation. The research also draws on…
Report prepared for the Commission by Kevin Pollpeter, Eric Anderson, Jordan Wilson, and Fan Yang of the University of California’s Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. The report examines China’s space programs and how they advance China’s national security, economic, and diplomatic…
Highlights of this edition: Peer-to-Peer Internet Lending Platforms Boosted by Bank Partnerships; Digital “Red Envelope” War Heats up during Chinese New Year Celebration; Localities Fight for Reform of State Monopolies in China’s Power Sector; Hong Kong Tycoon Li Ka-shing Heads China’s Substantial…