Deteriorating relations with China put US companies on edge

“We publicly and privately disagree with China’s government on a number of issues and want to encourage both countries to peacefully resolve their differences,” said Doug Barry, director of communications for the US-China Business Council, an advocacy group that represents about 220 companies that do business in China. "To do this, the US government needs a smart, comprehensive long-term policy which our members hope to play an important role in developing.”