Good Times, Bad Times at the JCCT

Megan Cassella

U.S. businesses have a voluminous wish list for U.S. and Chinese officials when they meet in November for the Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade, but the most useful outcome may be closing the dialogue in a way that primes it for the next occupant of the White House. “It’s useful to do that retrospective look … so the next administration can look at it and say, ‘This is of value, we need to maintain this level of engagement, and this is what works and what we need to be continuing to improve on,’” said Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the U.S.-China Business Council.