By Vicki Needham - 05/24/10 06:35 PM EDT
While member companies have had positive experiences in the Chinese market they are "concerned about China's industrial and indigenous innovation policies including the use of discriminatory government procurement lists, standards setting, tax measures and compulsory certification rules which seem designed to force technology transfer and restrict foreign competition," he said.
"These concerns have risen to the highest level I have seen in 10 years," said Donohue, who met Friday with Vice President Xi Jinping and other senior leaders.
U.S. and Chinese leaders are meeting early this week in Beijing for the U.S-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue to discuss issues.
Other matters topping the Chamber's list include ongoing investment and operating restrictions in sectors such as financial services, insurance and telecommunications.