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06/03/2020

US companies invest in Hong Kong because of its special status, its geographic location and market-based economic system. “Any change to this status quo would irreparably damage American global business interests,” says the US-China Business Council in a statement.

06/02/2020

Hong Kong is often a transfer point for US exports ultimately destined for the Chinese mainland, according to the"2020 State Export Report," a study released by the US-China Business Council in April. There was a 16.2 percent decline in US exports to Hong Kong, knocking it off the top 10 list last year, but Hong Kong remained a top-five services export market for Alaska in 2018 and a top-five goods export destination for New York state ($5.4 billion) and Vermont ($198 million) in 2019, according to the...

06/01/2020

But it took nearly a year and a half for Congress to file roughly 130 such measures in the wake of 9/11, according to Anna Ashton, the head of government affairs at the U.S.-China Business Council.

"I think a lot of it is political posturing. But that doesn't mean it is unfounded political posturing," Ashton told Newsweek. "I think it certainly makes sense people are questioning how the outbreak unfolded and how it was initially handled."

06/03/2020
US companies invest in Hong Kong because of its special status, its geographic location and market-based economic system. “Any...
06/02/2020
Hong Kong is often a transfer point for US exports ultimately destined for the Chinese mainland, according to the"2020 State...
06/01/2020
But it took nearly a year and a half for Congress to file roughly 130 such measures in the wake of 9/11, according to Anna...
06/01/2020
One involves commerce: Depending on the year, the state exports between roughly $800 million to more than $1 billion annually...
06/01/2020
If this were just a purely American impact, then it would be of little concern. One aspect of the U.S.-China Business Council (...
06/01/2020
US-China Business Council president Amb. Craig Allen says Trump didn't mention tariffs during his China announcement and that's...
05/29/2020
Craig Allen: “Most of those 1,300 companies are there because of the rule of law. And if the rule of law is going to be...
05/29/2020
“It is a real problem for companies,” said Jake Parker, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, whose...
05/29/2020
Meanwhile, American business groups in Hong Kong, such as the US-China Business Council, have urged the president to exert...
05/28/2020
Craig Allen, head of the US-China Business Council, which represents American companies doing business in the Asian nation,...
05/28/2020
“The text of the law in China has not yet been released. Words matter,” said Craig Allen, the president of the US-China...
05/28/2020
A statement released by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) urged concern that the “proposed legislative actions could...
05/28/2020
Speaking to Bloomberg, Craig Allen, head of the US-China Business Council, said “Secretary Pompeo’s announcement today is a big...
05/28/2020
In a recent survey of US companies, conducted by the US-China Business Council, intellectual property protection ranked sixth...
05/28/2020
“I don’t think a lot has changed,” said Craig Allen, president of the U.S.-China Business Council. “We haven’t taken steps that...
05/27/2020
American business groups have expressed their concern. On Tuesday, the US-China Business Council, an influential US lobbying...
05/26/2020
Anna Ashton is senior director of government affairs with the US-China Business Council. She said, “We are seeing at least 10...
05/26/2020
"Numerous American companies invest in Hong Kong because of its special status, its geographic location and market-based...
05/26/2020
The predictions that the US companies will pull out of China to India and Vietnam seem distant; the most recent US-China...
05/22/2020
Craig Allen, president at US-China Business Council, discusses the growing tensions between the US and China and the...

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