Doing Business in China 2017

With respect to trade, U.S. good exports to China in 2015 were $116.2 billion, down 6.1 percent from the previous year. U.S. exports of services to China were an estimated $42.5 billion in 2014 (the latest data available). Despite significant market access barriers for foreign firms, U.S. foreign direct investment in China was $65.8 billion in 2014 (the latest data available), a 9.8 percent increase from 2013. The United States and China continue to negotiate a Bilateral Investment Treaty, which, if implemented, would provide a more level playing field for foreign investment in China. Recently enacted policies and laws, such as China’s Law on Non-Governmental Organizations(NGO) Law have somewhat soured the mood among the U.S. business community in China. The 2016 American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham) survey revealed that China remains a top priority, but fewer companies are increasing investment levels in China. Nevertheless, significant market potential exists for foreign companies, particularly those operating in industries where there is opportunity for collaboration and mutual benefit, such as energy efficiency, clean technology, healthcare, and e-commerce.


Welcome and Introduction

Herbert Ouida, Director Global Enterprise Network, Fairleigh Dickinson University ( Moderator)


Services Available through the United States Department of Commerce

Jing Liu, Country Desk Officer for China, Chinese Consul General


New Jersey Export Assistance Programs

Jean Chang, International Business Advocate, New Jersey Department of State


Presentation on Grant received from Washington to help U.S. green technology companies export to China

US-China Environmental Education Foundation


BREAK -  Introduction of Provincial Commerce Reps


Example of Chinese Company operating in NJ

1-2 NJ Companies share experiences in China


UPS as your Logistics Partner and its Export award Program

Tim Rowe, UPS Small Business Marketing Manager


Kompass Directories your source for qualifying international partners

Rufiya Blank, VP New Business Development, Kompass North America


Event Details:

Date: Friday, March 31

Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon
Location: Multipurpose Room, Student Union Building, Metropolitan Campus, FDU, Teaneck, NJ

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To reserve your seat, please email Jeff Teller

For more information, contact:

Herbert Ouida
(201) 803-1366






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