Advantage America: The U.S.-China Clean Energy Technology Trade Relationship in 2011

Date: March 6, 2013

The Pew Charitable Trusts
901 E St. NW

DC, Washington 20004


A new Pew report finds that U.S. companies hold a $1.6 billion trade surplus with China in clean energy technologies. Pew and Bloomberg New Energy Finance will overview the findings for a webinar panel discussion on the economic opportunities and competitiveness challenges of the race between the world’s two clean energy super powers. Presenters include:

Phyllis Cuttino, director, clean energy program, The Pew Charitable Trusts
Nathaniel Bullard, clean energy and China analyst, Bloomberg New Energy Finance
Hoil Kim, vice president, general counsel and secretary, GT Advanced Technologies Inc.

The United States and China traded more than $8.5 billion worth of clean energy goods and services in 2011, the latest year for which data are available. Advantage America: The U.S.-China Clean Energy Trade Relationship, a report released by The Pew Charitable Trusts based on data compiled by Bloomberg New Energy Finance, provides insight into the complex and interdependent nature of trade between the world’s two largest economies. The report concludes that America’s clean energy trade strength is derived from leadership in innovation and entrepreneurship, as well as the global presence of U.S. companies. China’s clean energy industry has an advantage in large-scale manufacturing and high-volume assembly of certain clean energy products. However, tensions have been heightened in recent years by fiercely competitive market conditions affecting companies in both countries, as well as several high-profile trade cases. This briefing will explore these dynamics.

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Webinar details:

12-1:30 p.m. ET
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Meeting Number: 637 703 641
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