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13 Dec, 2013, 09:38 ET U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke Highlights Importance of U.S.-China Economic Relationship and Bids Farewell at AmCham Shanghai Event

 In a speech to nearly 400 U.S. and Chinese businesspeople and government officials last night, U.S. Ambassador to China Gary Locke emphasized...


08 Nov, 2013, 05:08 ET AmCham Shanghai Announces the 2014 Board of Governors

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) is pleased to announce the results of the 2014 Board of Governors election. Results...


04 Nov, 2013, 03:45 ET AmCham Shanghai 2013 CSR Conference: From CSR to Shared Value Creation

"CSR and the China Dream" was the theme of the 2013 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Conference of The American Chamber of Commerce in...


18 Oct, 2013, 03:12 ET Innovation and Supply Chain Efficiency Key to Manufacturing Competitiveness in China

As costs of production and labor continue to increase in China, U.S. manufacturers are increasingly focused on product and...


24 Sep, 2013, 05:42 ET Business Leaders Convey Investment Climate in China to Washington Policymakers

The American Chamber in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) held its annual Doorknock visit to Washington, D.C. on September 16-18 to advocate on key issues...


24 Jun, 2013, 05:13 ET AmCham Shanghai Conference Explores Ways to Facilitate Chinese FDI to the U.S.

 The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai), in partnership with the Shanghai Foreign Investment Development Board, hosted...


28 Feb, 2013, 01:00 ET Survey: U.S. Companies Optimistic Despite Slowing China Economy

U.S. companies in China continue to report strong financial performance and rank China as a top global investment destination. But for the second...


06 Nov, 2012, 22:00 ET AmCham Shanghai Launches SME Center to Support U.S. Small Businesses Competing in the China Market

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) launched its SME Center on November 6, an initiative dedicated to boosting...


24 Oct, 2012, 08:00 ET U.S. Manufacturers Shift China Operations Strategy to Serve China Market

China has evolved from the world's most attractive workshop to one of the world's most attractive markets. As a result, U.S. manufacturers are...


24 Sep, 2012, 07:00 ET Government and Business Leaders Meet to Discuss American Competitiveness in China

American small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) account for 99.7% of all U.S. companies and employ more than half of the 60 million-strong...


24 Aug, 2012, 06:00 ET 2012 AmCham Shanghai HR Fair and Workshop Brings Together Industry Experts and Senior Professionals to Discuss Ways to Tackle China's HR Challenges

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) held its 2012 Annual HR Fair and Workshop today at the Shanghai World Financial...


13 Jun, 2012, 07:47 ET Chinese Consumer Market Maturing with an Increasing Focus on Product Quality, Combined with an Exponential Growth of Consumer Choice

The Chinese consumer market­place is quickly growing more segmented and mature, with an increasing number of consumers in top tier cities...


25 Nov, 2011, 06:26 ET Consumer-Driven Design, Policy and Financial Support, and Technological Advancement Key to the Future Success of NEV Industry, Experts Say at the 2nd AmCham Shanghai and MOFCOM CIPA Joint Annual China Auto Forum

Consumer-driven design, policy and financial support, and technological advancement are key to addressing challenges holding back the new energy...


10 Nov, 2011, 08:59 ET AmCham Shanghai CSR Conference Explores Innovative Ways to Engage Key Stakeholders

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) held its 7th annual CSR Conference at the Renaissance Zhongshan Park Hotel in...


13 Jun, 2011, 10:45 ET Chinese and Western MNCs Taking Sharply Different Approaches to Capture the Exploding Chinese Consumer Market, Finds Report by AmCham Shanghai and Booz & Company

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) and Booz & Company, a leading global management consulting firm, released China...


19 Jan, 2011, 02:47 ET U.S. Companies in China Thriving Despite a Challenging Business Climate

Despite challenging market conditions and an increasingly competitive business environment, U.S. companies in China closed out 2010 with all-time...


19 Oct, 2010, 10:07 ET U.S. Ranks 12 Out of Top 21 Nations Exporting to China, Finds AmCham Shanghai Report

As the U.S. emerges from the economic downturn, AmCham Shanghai's latest Viewpoint, U.S. Export Competitiveness in China – Winning in the...


17 Sep, 2010, 08:00 ET Global business leaders, policy makers, and NGOs Convene in Shanghai to Make Expo Theme 'Better City, Better Life' a Reality

With its sustainable urbanization theme "Better City, Better Life," the Shanghai 2010 World Expo has provided a promising glimpse of the green...


18 Nov, 2009, 05:14 ET Amcham Shanghai Applauds Focus on Trade, Clean Energy During President Obama's First Visit to China

AmCham Shanghai welcomed President Obama's focus on open markets, clean energy initiatives, reviving global economic growth and high-level...


23 Jul, 2009, 06:00 ET AmCham Shanghai Releases Manufacturing in China, the Inaugural Issue of Viewpoint -- an Analysis of Issues Impacting Today's Business Environment in China

Manufacturing in China, Viewpoint's inaugural issue, highlights strategies and opportunities for foreign invested manufacturers in China, as well...


19 Jun, 2009, 06:28 ET AmCham Shanghai Releases 2010 Shanghai Expo USA Pavilion Position Paper

The American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai (AmCham Shanghai) today released its position paper, "The USA Pavilion at Expo 2010 Shanghai -- A...