Upcoming Events

April 26, 2018 5:30pm to 7:00pm EDT
National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, New York, NY, 10017

Please join us for an exclusive look into Hong Kong’s newspaper of record, the South China Morning Post.

Nelson Dong, Stephen Orlins, Daniel Rosen
April 30, 2018 5:00pm to 7:00pm EDT
Dorsey & Whitney LLP, New York, NY

Join us for the New York launch of two important studies on the state of U.S.-China FDI in 2018, with brand new data and analysis on recent policy developments.

Natalie Lichtenstein
May 2, 2018 5:30pm to 7:00pm EDT
National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, New York, NY, 10017

Please join us for an inside look at the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank by the former general counsel and principal architect of the bank’s charter. 

Denise Ho
May 8, 2018 5:30pm to 7:00pm EDT
National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, New York, NY

Join us as Dr. Ho discusses her new book, museum curation, and the narrative legacy of China's historical artifacts.

May 17, 2018 6:30pm to 8:00pm EDT
Museum of Chinese in America, New York, NY

Please register via the Museum of Chinese in America for the launch of Scott Seligman's new book.  

Featured Programs

  • Featured Image

    China Briefings for Heads of Government Affairs Offices

    Launched in 2018, this new initiative is designed to provide senior corporate leaders with a more holistic view of China, enabling them to better understand the issues faced by their U.S. and China-based staff; it is also designed to better equip them to engage in internal company discussions vis-à-vis China. The briefings touch on issues not routinely examined in the business world, including China’s domestic politics, foreign relations, rule of law, culture, and society.

  • Featured Image

    U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on Healthcare

    This new dialogue, established in 2017, examines the effectiveness of the healthcare systems in China and the United States and recommends ways to better measure and manage the delivery and efficiency of healthcare in the two countries.

  • Featured Image

    U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on Maritime Issues & International Law

    This dialogue convenes American and Chinese legal experts to explore the issues surrounding China’s recent maritime disputes and escalated tensions in the Pacific, better understand the impact on regional and U.S.-China relations, and provide suggestions for improving the management and settlement of current disputes.

  • Featured Image

    U.S.-China Track II Economic Dialogue

    For over eight years, this dialogue has brought together leading Chinese and American economists, economic thinkers and business leaders for a day and a half of off-the-record discussions of important issues related to U.S.-China economic relations and the global economic system.

Historic Firsts

  • In April 1972, the National Committee made history by hosting the Chinese Table Tennis Team in round two of what became widely known as Ping Pong Diplomacy. The watershed visit — the first-ever of a delegation from the People's Republic of China to the United States — set the Committee on its path of becoming the pre-eminent exchange organization between the United States and China.

  • Eight months after the Chinese ping pong team visited the United States, the National Committee made history again by hosting the first performing arts company from the People's Republic of China — the Shenyang Acrobatic Troupe — for a four-week, four-city tour.

  • In September 1973, the National Committee helped facilitate the Philadelphia Orchestra's historic trip to China, paving the way for other American orchestras. The Boston Symphony followed in 1979.

  • Following a cooling of relations in the early 1990s, the National Committee revitalized the U.S.-China military dialogue, sending a group of retired four-star generals and admirals to China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan in 1994 and 1996. Since then, the success of this program has continued to foster constructive exchange, in addition to inspiring other programs like the U.S.-China Strategic Security Dialogue.

  • The National Committee brought the first group of Chinese mayors and deputy mayors to U.S. soil in September, 1978. Led by Beijing Deputy Mayor Zhao Pengfei and Shanghai Deputy Mayor Yen Yumin, the 19-member delegation also included city planners, architects, and engineers. The visit was the first of approximately 50 exchanges the Committee has sponsored in the area of municipal and state/provincial management and planning.

Featured Videos

U.S.-China FDI Update 2018

The official launch of two important studies on the state of U.S.-China FDI in 2018, with brand new data and analysis on recent policy developments. Recorded 4/10/18.

Apply for the 2018 U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium

National Committee staffers Jessica and Kate want you to apply for the 2018 U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium, May 29 to June 1 in Washington, D.C.

Jeff Wasserstrom and Maura Cunningham: Has Xi Jinping Changed the Course of Modern Chinese History?

Jeffrey Wasserstrom and Maura Cunningham outline how to understand China in the 21st century. Recorded 3/27/18.

Szu-chien Hsu: A Political Profile of Taiwan's Youth

Dr. Szu-chien Hsu discusses attitudes among Taiwanese youth towards pressing political questions.. Recorded 3/26/18.

Connect with Us

Support Us

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations welcomes financial and in-kind contributions. The Committee is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization and, as such, donations to it are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.