Today the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission released a Staff Research Backgrounder on "China's New Income Inequality Reform Plan and Implications for Rebalancing." The backgrounder examines China's already large and steadily growing gap in income and the Chinese Communist Party's efforts to address it. The report was written by Nargiza Salidjanova, USCC Economic and Trade Policy Analyst.
Today the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission released a staff report entitled “The Reliability of China’s Economic Data: An Analysis of National Output” that examines the quality of China’s national output statistics. The report was written by Iacob N. Koch-Weser, an Economic and Trade Policy Analyst for the USCC.
The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000 with the legislative mandate to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China, and to provide recommendations, where appropriate, to Congress for legislative and administrative action.