Trade War Update

Past Events

U.S.-China Trade Deal: A Brighter Future After Coronavirus Recedes?

The Covid-19 pandemic has altered relations between the United States and Mainland China. Stephen Olson, Research Fellow at the Hinrich Foundation, explained at an Americas Committee webinar on 24 April where he thought the U.S.-China trade relationship was likely to be headed and the trade policy implications of the pandemic. He also laid out three potential scenarios for the development of the U.S.-China trade talks to help businesses plan ahead for different possible outcomes.

China-US Trade Disputes: U.S. Sanctions, Export Control and Tariffs – Are you up to speed and prepared?

To provide our members with a detailed update on the current status of U.S. export control and sanction regimes, and their implications for businesses in Hong Kong and Mainland China, Cari Stinebower and Chris Monahan, partners of Winston & Strawn spoke on the subject and also shared views on various risk indicators, enforcement trends, and what companies can do to stay prepared and protected.

Meet the Author Series: The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations

Professor Lawrence Lau from the Chinese University of Hong Kong shared his insights on the relationship between Mainland China and the United States and introduced his new book "The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations" at the Chamber’s Meet the Author Series roundtable luncheon on 4 March. Professor Lau explained why Mainland China and the U.S. should strengthen their economic interdependence for mutual benefits, and shared his sense of optimism about the Chinese economy. Members had the opportunity to have their books signed by Professor Lau after the luncheon.