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US-China trade

The US-China trade war is one aspect of the intensifying US-China geopolitical rivalry. US-China trade tensions and their effect on global value chains will impact industry structures, investment, innovation and consumer welfare across the world. Explore topical research, including our book China, Trade and Power by Research Fellow Stewart Paterson.

Our US-China trade experts & contributors

Get access to proven experience and fresh thinking in cross-border trade, policy and business. Drawn from a wide range of disciplines and sectors, our experts offer valuable views and opinions on achieving sustainable global trade.

Stewart Paterson

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

Macroeconomics
Monetary policy
Political economy

Stephen Olson

Senior Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation

Areas of expertise

Sustainable trade
WTO
Trade negotiations
Free trade agreements
Tariffs & non-tariff barriers

Bryan Mercurio

Simon F.S. Li Professor of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK)

David Shambaugh

Professor of Asian Studies; Director of the China Policy Program, George Washington University

Areas of expertise

China's domestic politics
China's foreign relations
China's military and security
International relations of Asia

James McGregor

Chairman, Greater China, APCO Worldwide

Areas of expertise

Chinese economy
US-China relations

Song Gao

Co-CEO and Head of Research, PRC Macro

Areas of expertise

Chinese politics
China’s economic policy
US-China relations

Henry Gao

Associate professor of law, Singapore Management University and Dongfang Scholar Chair Professor at the Shanghai Institute of Foreign Trade

Areas of expertise

WTO
China economic policy
International law
Hinrich Foundation Advisory Board member

Sitao Xu

Chief Economist, Partner, Deloitte China

Areas of expertise

Chinese economy
Macroeconomy

Razeen Sally

Visiting Associate Professor, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, National University of Singapore

Areas of expertise

Asian economies
Trade and investment policy

Alan Dupont

Senior Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation and CEO, Cognoscenti Group

Areas of expertise

International relations
Geopolitics
China and East-Asia

Alicia Garcia Herrero

Chief Economist for Asia Pacific, NATIXIS

Areas of expertise

Economic impacts of trade
Macroeconomic policy
Asian economics

Kenneth Jarrett

Senior Advisor, Albright Stonebridge Group

Areas of expertise

International relations
US-China relations
Chinese politics

Holly Smith

Attorney and policy expert

Areas of expertise

US-China trade
Protectionism
WTO

Douglas K. Barry

Senior Director, Communications and Publications, US-China Business Council

Areas of expertise

US-China relations
Foreign direct investment
Trade policy

Alice Calder

Freelance writer and economist

Areas of expertise

Immigration and international trade
Innovation and entrepreneurship
Economics and culture

Alex Capri

Research Fellow, Hinrich Foundation and Visiting Senior Fellow, NUS Business School

Areas of expertise

Technology and trade
Global value chains
Tariffs and non-tariff barriers

Weihuan Zhou

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UNSW Sydney, Australia

Areas of expertise

WTO
Trade disputes and remedies
Free trade agreements
China's economic reform

Lauren Kyger

Digital Content Manager, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations

Areas of expertise

US-China trade
Foreign direct investment
Digital trade

Paul Sracic

Professor, Politics and International Relations at Youngstown State University

Andrea Durkin

Editor-in-Chief, TradeVistas

Areas of expertise

US-China relations
WTO
Tariffs and trade barriers

Leigh Wedell

COO and Co-Founder, Basilinna; Senior Fellow, Paulson Institute

Areas of expertise

US-China trade
China market access and expansion
Sustainability

Robert D. Atkinson

President, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF)

Jude Blanchette

Freeman Chair in China Studies, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

Marko Papic

Partner and Chief Strategist, Clocktower Group

Areas of expertise

Geopolitics
Macroeconomics
Investments and markets

Joshua P. Meltzer

Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Areas of expertise

Digital trade
Technology and trade
US-China trade

Michael Enright

Honorary Professor, University of Hong Kong

Areas of expertise

Foreign direct investment
Impacts of trade
US-China trade
Greater Bay Area

Mark A. Cohen

Distinguished Senior Fellow and Director, Berkeley Center for Law and Technology

Areas of expertise

Chinese technology
Intellectual property
Law and technology

Philip C. Rogers

PhD candidate in political science, University of California, Berkeley

Areas of expertise

Chinese political economy
Corporate law

Anne Kim

Editor, Washington Monthly, and Author of Abandoned: America’s Lost Youth and the Crisis of Disconnection

Christine McDaniel

Senior Research Fellow, Mercatus Center

Lorand Laskai

Visiting Researcher, Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET)

Jane Nakano

Senior Fellow, Energy Security and Climate Change Program, CSIS

Andrew Stanley

Energy Content, and Data Visualization Specialist, KAPSARC

Scott Miller

Senior Adviser, Abshire-Inamori Leadership Academy, CSIS

James Lewis

Senior Vice President and Director, Strategic Technologies Program, CSIS

Stephanie Segal

Senior Fellow, Economics Program, CSIS

Bruce Hirsh

Principal and Founder, Tailwind Global Strategies LLC

Tim Trainer

Principal, Global Intellectual Property Strategy Center, P.C., and Galaxy Systems, Inc.

Dan Ikenson

Director of Policy Research at ndp | analytics

Clyde V. Prestowitz

Founder, President of the Economic Strategy Institute