Friday, April 26, 2013



IWS Documented News Service


Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach

School of Industrial & Labor Relations-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies

Cornell University

16 East 34th Street, 4th floor---------------------- Stuart Basefsky

New York, NY 10016 -------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau


China Research Center (CRC)



  • American Chamber of Commerce in China
    The American Chamber of Commerce in the People’s Republic of China (AmCham-China) is a non-profit organization which represents US companies and individuals doing business in China. The Chamber’s mission is to help American companies succeed in China through advocacy, information, networking and business support services. Some services AmCham-China offers include business visas and health insurance, and the website contains publications, podcasts, and video-casts.
  • Asia Biz Tech(English version)
    Tech-On! is a one-stop online technology news portal published in English, Japanese, and Chinese designed primarily to serve engineers and other technology professionals. Tech-On! integrates information from several Japanese language magazines covering the dynamic technology industries in Japan, China, Korea, and other Asian countries.
  • Asia Economic Institute
    The Asia Economic Institute consists of a coalition of top economic professors and analysts worldwide who research in their areas of expertise. Their principal goals are to act as a source of knowledge about the economic markets of Asia and to serve as a place where interested professionals can interact. The website offers a Data Center and many publications regarding a variety of regions and economic topics.
  • China Briefing
    China Briefing provides information relevant to foreign investors in China.
  • China Business Review
    The China Business Review is the official magazine of the US-China Business Council. It offers information about strategies for penetrating the Chinese market, opportunities in your specific sector,intelligence about your competitors,pitfalls faced by other companies, tips to help you work with your Chinese counterparts, previews of Chinese WTO policy changes, analysis of China’s regional variations, legal developments in China’s trade and investment arenas, and Chinese government personnel changes and contact information. Companies should also consider becoming members of the U.S.-China Business Council.
  • China Business World
    China Business World’s business services include information about business books, trade shows, Chinese companies, business opportunities in China, China’s economic zones, Chinese tax, U.S. companies in China, and relocation services. Additionally, the website offers information about travel, advertising, shopping, online magazines, employment opportunities, and general information about China.
  • China Daily Business
    China Daily Business contains many news articles about Chinese business in the areas of economy, companies, markets, industries, policy and regulation, and green China. The website also features recent market data.
  • China Economic News Service
    This website has a database where overseas buyers can obtain the most comprehensive information on Taiwan Suppliers and Products.CENS also acts as a sales agent in Taiwan for many noted international trade fairs and trade magazines. In addition, they organize domestic manufacturer groups to attend foreign exhibitions.
  • Georgia Department of Economic Development
    The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) is the state’s sales and marketing arm and lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industry and small businesses, developing new domestic and international markets, attracting tourists to Georgia, and promoting the state as a location for film, video, music and digital entertainment projects, as well as planning and mobilizing state resources for economic development.

*   Taiwan Trade Media

  • U.S.-China Business Council Links
    The US-China Business Council has compiled these links for use as a reference in China-related research. The topics that are covered in the links include business services, education and sinology, China internet networks, trade shows and conferences, finance and economics, U.S. and PRC governments, human resources, laws and regulations, living in China, international and PRC media, business and other organizations, security, statistics and data, trade, travel, and zones/regions.
  • U.S. Commercial Service China
    The U.S. Commercial Service in China offers valuable assistance to American businesses exporting goods and services to China.Trade specialists at each of their regional locations in China, including the U.S. Embassy in Beijing and four Consulates in Shanghai, Guangzhou, Chengdu and Shenyang, help identify trade opportunities and potential local trading partners within their perspective regions, as well as provide information across a variety of different industry sectors. Their “gold key” service is a value proposition if you want to explore the domestic market.
  • U.S. Export-Import Bank
    The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank) is the official export credit agency of the United States. Their mission is to assist in financing the export of U.S. goods and services to international markets. Ex-Im Bank provides working capital guarantees (pre-export financing); export credit insurance; and loan guarantees and direct loans (buyer financing).
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
    The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, to preserve free competitive enterprise and to maintain and strengthen the overall economy of our nation. SBA provides assistance primarily through its four main functions, which are access to capital, entrepreneurial development, government contracting, and advocacy.

China & India

Chinese Business Culture

Data & Research




Consulate of the PRC in Houston:
Economic & Commercial Office in Houston: Tel: 713-524-4064

Consulate in New York:
San Francisco:
Los Angeles:

*   China

*   Hong Kong

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U.S. – China Relations




This information is provided to subscribers, friends, faculty, students and alumni of the School of Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR). It is a service of the Institute for Workplace Studies (IWS) in New York City. Stuart Basefsky is responsible for the selection of the contents which is intended to keep researchers, companies, workers, and governments aware of the latest information related to ILR disciplines as it becomes available for the purposes of research, understanding and debate. The content does not reflect the opinions or positions of Cornell University, the School of Industrial & Labor Relations, or that of Mr. Basefsky and should not be construed as such. The service is unique in that it provides the original source documentation, via links, behind the news and research of the day. Use of the information provided is unrestricted. However, it is requested that users acknowledge that the information was found via the IWS Documented News Service.


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