Here at our CUSEF blog, we share news, updates and stories about China and the United States – the two world’s most significant nations. We wish you not only to have a glimpse of what’s going on between the two, but an in-depth knowledge of what brings them to where they stand today.

What We’re Reading
Netflix’s ‘American Factory’: Different Means, Same Ends
2019-09-24
‘American Factory’ takes you inside the factory of Fuyao in Dayton, Ohio, where workers from China and the United States come and work together in a unique microcosm of globalization. (Photo credit: IMDb)
‘American Factory’ takes you inside the factory of Fuyao in Dayton, Ohio, where workers from China and the United States come and work together in a unique microcosm of globalization. (Photo credit: IMDb)
The first film distributed by Barack and Michelle Obama’s production company Higher Ground, Netflix’s documentary ‘American Factory’ takes you inside the factory of Fuyao in Dayton, Ohio, where workers from China and the United States come and work together in a unique microcosm of globalization. The filmmakers, Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar, dive into the complex, intercultural relationships between the employees and highlight the intensive process of managing a foreign company in the United States. Read More
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‘The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations’: entering the “new normal”
2019-08-14
‘The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations’: entering the “new normal”
‘The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations’: entering the “new normal”
In light of the ongoing trade war, Professor Lawrence J. Lau, one of the governors of the China-United States Exchange Foundation (CUSEF), analyzes the future of economic relations between China and the United States in his recently published book ‘The China-U.S. Trade War and Future Economic Relations’. He took a closer look at the economic statistics of the past few decades to illustrate an intriguing point: while the economic impact of the China-U.S. trade war is by no means insignificant, it is relatively manageable for both countries. Read More
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'A Contest for Supremacy: China, America, and the Struggle for Mastery in Asia,' by Aaron L. Friedberg
2019-06-20
As many throughout the United States, China, and the international community at large seek to understand the ever-changing relationship between the world’s two largest economies, the work ‘A Contest for Supremacy: China, America, and the Struggle for Mastery in Asia,’ by Aaron L. Friedberg provides greater clarity to the situation through a well-researched, positive examination of the future between the United States and China. Read More