USCBC in the News

09/21/2018

“My sense in communicating with people in the Chinese and US government is that both sides are hardening their positions and that neither is willing to take the kind of unilateral action that would resolve the situation,” said Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council. “The US government is waiting for the Chinese government to show good-faith efforts such as announcing [that it is] implementing new liberalizations that allow China to operate more like a market...

09/21/2018

Jake Parker, Vice President of China Operations at the US-China Business Council: “A better way to get leverage and avoid retaliation that will harm the American economy and jobs is to work with like-minded countries on a coordinated approach to China.”

09/21/2018

Although they are running out of American exports to target, they have other ways to fight. On September 17th, for example, reports emerged of a Chinese official musing about China repeating its trick of imposing export restrictions on raw materials that American manufacturers depend on. The next day, Craig Allen, President of the US-China Business Council, warned that the WTO had made clear its opinion that such restrictions were illegal. But why, when America is acting outside the rule book, should...

09/21/2018
“My sense in communicating with people in the Chinese and US government is that both sides are hardening their positions and...
09/21/2018
Jake Parker, Vice President of China Operations at the US-China Business Council: “A better way to get leverage and avoid...
09/21/2018
Although they are running out of American exports to target, they have other ways to fight. On September 17th, for example,...
09/19/2018
Trade tensions are affecting 73 percent of American companies, according to the US-China Business Council's annual member...
09/19/2018
While some companies can shift their supply chains to avoid the tariffs, the impact could be unavoidable for others, said Craig...
09/19/2018
“Tariffs are a tax on the American people. They are inherently inflationary. They will increase input costs for American...
09/19/2018
With President Trump imposing new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, China has promised to retaliate. Steve Inskeep...
09/17/2018
Chinese commerce has already been a transformative force in Louisiana’s economy, with extensive trade and cross-border...
09/15/2018
But it is the role of the Chinese government in MIC2025 that seemingly irks the US most, not China’s ambition to increase its...
09/14/2018
"Our hope is with the two presidents going to meet at the end of November that the two sides can sit down and talk about the...
09/11/2018
Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications from American companies in financial...
09/10/2018
Already hamstrung by the set of tariffs implemented this summer by the U.S. and China, farmers, ranchers, boat makers, auto...
09/05/2018
USCBC VP of China Operations Jake Parker took part in a roundtable event at the Beijing-based Center for China and...
09/04/2018
Analysts say U.S. firms caught in the crosshairs are now taking steps that executives tend to dread: They are preparing to...
08/30/2018
Both countries would benefit greatly from working towards solutions to open up markets. As a former trade negotiator, I...
08/29/2018
Mutual investment and trade cooperation between China and the United States have helped add millions of U.S. jobs, according to...
08/28/2018
For US companies in China, it is shaping up to be an unprecedented nightmare. “Tariffs are a tax on the American people, have...
08/28/2018
VP of China Operations Jake Parker appeared on CGTN’s Dialogue to discuss the WTO, the effect of tariffs, and the Chinese and...
08/27/2018
Senior Chinese officials have “made it clear the U.S. and foreign investment is very welcome in China,” US-China Business...
08/24/2018
President Trump's trade war with China escalated Thursday as the US imposed a 25-percent tariff on nearly 300 more Chinese...

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