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    Despite differences in political traditions and practices, municipal government officials in the United States, mainland China, and Taiwan share interests in delivering services to citizens, promoting economic development, and managing government resources. Many have taken advantage of the Internet's capacity for fast, inexpensive communication and introduced innovative municipal websites.

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    Concern about the safety of products imported from China has added a new source of tension to U.S.-China trade relations. In this off-the-record conference call with National Committee members, three specialists offered their analysis of how the current issue has developed over the course of the last several months, examined dynamics within China that contributed to weaknesses in quality control and considered the potential for a legislative response on Capitol Hill.

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    China has made great strides in introducing a modern body of law and legal institutions over the course of the past 30 years. In the process, it also has raised the legal awareness and expectations of its citizens. Yet the country still faces major hurdles in enforcing laws, ensuring an independent judiciary and facilitating the access of ordinary citizens to the legal system.

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    Ted Plafker is a Beijing-based correspondent for The Economist. In his book, Doing Business in China: How to Profit in the World’s Fastest Growing Market, he highlights promising economic sectors, provides information on China’s legal landscape, and offers advice on how to promote and distribute products to Chinese consumers, among other topics.

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    National Public Radio correspondent Rob Gifford traveled along China’s Route 312, from the dynamic metropolis of Shanghai to the remote border region with Kazakhstan. In China Road, Mr.

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    In April 2007, the Council on Foreign Relations published the report of the independent task force it had convened to consider to a range of critical issues in the U.S.-China relationship. This distinguished group of specialists recommended that U.S. strategy toward China be directed toward an “affirmative agenda of integrating China into the global community” and identified steps to move toward that goal.

  • Program

    Since 2004, the National Committee has been selecting twelve graduating U.S. high school seniors who have received national recognition for their accomplishments to participate in the yearly U.S.-China Student Leaders Exchange. For the young American participants, the heart of the program is a two-week study visit to China during the summer between high school and college. Americans participants learn about China's successes and challenges and have unusual opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with their Chinese counterparts as a consequence of homestays throughout most of the program.

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    This public program examined had a “then and now” focus, as it examined how the work of foreign journalists in China has changed in the 35 years since the signing of the Shanghai Communique.

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    The Diplomat Orientation Program (DOP) is an intensive two-week study tour that provides mid-career Chinese diplomats with a deeper, more hands-on understanding of America’s history and values and how these may shape American policies and perspectives. Through a varied mix of meetings and site visits ranging from the New York Stock Exchange to a dairy farm in central Pennsylvania, participants have the opportunity to engage in direct dialogue with Americans outside their particular spheres of expertise.

  • Program

    The National Committee sends three bipartisian delegations of congressional senior staff members to China each year for a study tour to learn first-hand about issues impacting China and the U.S.-China relationship. Delegation members travel to Beijing and other regions of China to meet with counterparts working for China's central, provincial, and municipal governments, as well as with NGO leaders, academics, business leaders, and members of the media.

  • Supporting Material / Past YLFs / Young Leaders Forum

    2019 - Chengdu, SICHUAN 2018 - Detroit, MI 2017 - Foshan, GUANGDONG 2015 - White Castle, LA 2014 - Yangzhou, JIANGSU 2013 - Austin, TX 2011 - Xi'an, SHAANXI 2010 - Timber Cove, CA 2009 - Xiamen, FUJIAN 2008 - Snoqualmie, WA 2007 - Nanjing, JIANGSU 2006 - Santa Cruz, CA 2005 - Chengdu and Jiuzhaigou, SICHUAN 2004 - Sedona, AZ 2003 - Hangzhou, ZHEJIANG, and Huangshan 2002 - Santa Barbara, CA

  • Program

    The U.S.-China Young Leaders Forum is an annual gathering of dozens of the "best and brightest" American and Chinese leaders under the age of forty from an eclectic mix of fields. Together, participants explore substantive issues and develop enduring friendships in a casual, intimate environment.

  • Program

    The National Committee regularly sends members of Congress to China, having arranged and escorted eight delegations since 2006. The week-long study tours are designed to educate the congressmen and women about China through personal introductions to senior Chinese leaders and a range of informative site visits and meetings.

  • Public Event

    The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations held its annual black-tie Gala Dinner on Monday, November 10, 2014 at the Plaza Hotel in New York City. The evening recognized Patricia A. Woertz, Chairman & CEO of Archer Daniels Midland Company, and John P. Bilbrey, President & CEO of The Hershey Company.

  • Supporting Material / Alumni / Time Warner Internship

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