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Quick Take: U.S.-China Trade Talks, Where are we this week?

Quick Take: U.S.-China Trade Talks, Where are we this week?

Quick Take: U.S.-China Trade Talks, Where are we this week?

Quick Take: U.S.-China Trade Talks, Where are we this week?

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Basilinna

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May 10, 2018

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Vice Premier Liu He arrives next week for second round of trade talks, likely late next week Focus will be on reducing the trade deficit through increasing purchases, market access for key products, tech transfer, and intellectual property rights Finding some kind of resolution on ZTE will be a Chinese priority

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BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

BBC: Deborah Lehr speaks on China, trade, and tariffs

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BBC

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March 8, 2018

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Deborah Lehr speaks on BBC World on the possibility of tariffs and what that means for U.S.-China trade relations.

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Quick Take: What you need to know about the CFIUS and FIRRMA

Quick Take: What you need to know about the CFIUS and FIRRMA

Quick Take: What you need to know about the CFIUS and FIRRMA

Quick Take: What you need to know about the CFIUS and FIRRMA

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Peter Stebbins

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February 12, 2018

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Since being introduced by Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) on November 8th, the House Financial Services Committee and the Senate Committee on Housing, Banking, and Urban Affairs held four hearings over the past two months on FIRRMA, the bill to expand CFIUS’s jurisdiction. A tone of tempered resolve to expand CFIUS was clear during the hearings.

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A closer look: How CFIUS really works

A closer look: How CFIUS really works

A closer look: How CFIUS really works

A closer look: How CFIUS really works

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Peter Stebbins

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February 7, 2018

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No sooner had the New Year been pronounced in Times Square than a pronouncement of a different sort was coming out of Washington: the high profile $1.2 billion purchase of MoneyGram by China’s Ant Financial had officially been stymied by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS) – after three chances at bat.

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Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

Trump's gains for U.S. businesses in China

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Deborah Lehr

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November 16, 2017

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President Trump's trip to China exemplifies what I call his "head of state" diplomacy: prioritizing personal relationships with his foreign counterparts. Trump's style has been criticized, but it is starting to yield real results for U.S. business interests.

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Head of State Diplomacy

Head of State Diplomacy

Head of State Diplomacy

Head of State Diplomacy

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Deborah Lehr

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November 13, 2017

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President Trump’s trip to China exemplifies what his doctrine should be called – Head of State Diplomacy. Establishing a personal relationship with his counterpart appears to be a top priority, and the Trump-Xi relationship is a definite bromance.

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China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

China opportunities series: Smart cities a smart bet for U.S. firms

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Deborah Lehr

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September 28, 2017

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China embarked upon a massive sustainable urbanization drive in 2013. It was announced that more than 100 million people would be moved from the countryside into cities by 2020 to alleviate poverty and grow the economy.

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Quick Take: Trump announces trade action against China (maybe…)

Quick Take: Trump announces trade action against China (maybe…)

Quick Take: Trump announces trade action against China (maybe…)

Quick Take: Trump announces trade action against China (maybe…)

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Deborah Lehr

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August 17, 2017

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President Trump did not announce the launch of a 301 investigation today; rather, he signed an Executive Order directing the U.S. Trade Representative to examine China’s intellectual property rights (IPR) protection practices to determine if a Special 301 trade investigation should be launched. T

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Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

Basilinna's CEO Interview with Shenzhen Media Group

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Basilinna

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June 15, 2017

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CEO and Founding Partner, Deborah Lehr, sat down for an interview with Shenzhen Media Group to discuss U.S. China Relations.

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Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

Secretary Tillerson meets with Chinese counterpart -- could North Korea missile testing bring the two countries closer?

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Deborah Lehr

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February 22, 2017

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Meeting of the Ministers On the margins of the G20 Foreign Ministers meeting hosted under the German Presidency, Tillerson and Wang Yi were able to hold their first face-to-face meeting.

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China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

China and the world: Dealing with a reluctant power

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Evan Feigenbaum

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December 13, 2016

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In 2013, China launched an initiative to establish a new multilateral development institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. The AIIB, Beijing argued, could help fill a multitrillion-dollar gap in financing for railways, roads, power plants, and other infrastructure in the world’s fastest-growing region.

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In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

In China’s great hall of the people, shoes speak louder than words

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Deborah Lehr

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April 11, 2016

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The armed police division of China’s army tests a new style of shoe Sinking into the plush chairs in the cavernous Fujian Room of China’s Great Hall of the People, I soak in my surroundings as President Xi Jinping’s interpreter artfully translates Xi’s Chinese aphorisms into poetic English.

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China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

China: Is engagement still working?

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Basilinna

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October 23, 2015

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THE DEBATE: On Thursday October 23rd, The McCain Institute for International Leadership hosted the debate: “China: Is Engagement Still Working?” at the U.S. Navy Memorial Burke Theater in Washington, DC.

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Cities and the environment anchor the U.S.-China relationship

Cities and the environment anchor the U.S.-China relationship

Cities and the environment anchor the U.S.-China relationship

Cities and the environment anchor the U.S.-China relationship

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Leigh Wedell

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October 15, 2015

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The U.S.-China relationship remains bogged down by a host of intractable issues, ranging from cyber security and the South China Sea to currency devaluation and China’s economic slowdown.

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Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

Fighting China’s environmental war one building at a time

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Deborah Lehr

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September 16, 2015

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As China’s President Xi Jinping prepares for his visit to the United States, pressure is mounting on both sides to identify potential areas of cooperation amid ongoing contention. Yet, intractable issues dominate the agenda for the two Presidents - accusations of cybertheft, military aggressiveness in the South China Seas and currency manipulation are among the hot topics.

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China Focus: Sino-U.S. economic partnership strengthened with landmark projects

China Focus: Sino-U.S. economic partnership strengthened with landmark projects

China Focus: Sino-U.S. economic partnership strengthened with landmark projects

China Focus: Sino-U.S. economic partnership strengthened with landmark projects

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Xinhua

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September 9, 2015

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Beijing, Sept. 17 (Xinhua) -- China rolled out a series of key economic partnership projects with the United States ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's state visit to the U.S. next week, underscoring increasingly deeper Sino-U.S. economic ties.

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Atlantic exchange: Spotlight on China

Atlantic exchange: Spotlight on China

Atlantic exchange: Spotlight on China

Atlantic exchange: Spotlight on China

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Basilinna

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April 22, 2015

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Michael Pettis and Bruce Stokes discuss the Spotlight on China. Hosted by the Atlantic.

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Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

Why the Bilateral Investment Treaty matters

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Deborah Lehr

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February 13, 2015

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China's trade negotiators were recently in Washington to continue negotiations towards a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) between their country and the United States. Much still remains to be hammered out: China plans to submit its "negative list" – sectors that will not be opened to foreign competition – after Spring Festival, and then tough negotiations will ensue.

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Building a “Sustainable Eco-Edge District” outside Beijing

Building a “Sustainable Eco-Edge District” outside Beijing

Building a “Sustainable Eco-Edge District” outside Beijing

Building a “Sustainable Eco-Edge District” outside Beijing

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Leigh Wedell

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February 5, 2015

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China’s mayors are on the front lines of the country’s ambitious drive to move more than 100 million people into cities over the next six years. Their challenge is to try to make sure that those people will have a cleaner environment and more livable communities.

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Why China’s mayors matter

Why China’s mayors matter

Why China’s mayors matter

Why China’s mayors matter

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Deborah Lehr & Leigh Wedell

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October 1, 2014

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Imagine relocating four of America’s top five city populations – Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia – into new cities every year. That is what Chinese urbanization will look like.

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Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

Chinese mayors’ surprising lesson in Miami: Governance

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Leigh Wedell

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September 4, 2014

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The 12 Chinese mayors and vice mayors hosted recently by the Paulson Institute for a crash course on urban sustainability with experts in Chicago and Miami began their trip to the United States with a very practical focus: How could they bring green technologies and sustainable approaches in successful US cities to their districts back home?

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Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

Urban leaders from China study sustainability at Paulson Institute

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UChicago News

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September 3, 2014

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City leaders from one of China’s largest provinces are visiting the University of Chicago this week for a crash course on urban sustainability, including sustainability issues in transportation, regional planning, climate change, urban infrastructure and historic preservation.

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