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11/05/2018

Meanwhile, Jake Parker, vice-president for China operations at the US-China Business Council, said that the presidents’ telephone call created an opportunity for the two countries to discuss their many disputes – from the trade imbalance to China’s forced technology transfers – but none of them would be easy to resolve. “They are maybe too complex to be solved in just one meeting,” he said. “But the leadership summit could lay the groundwork for how to proceed.”

11/05/2018

Jake Parker, vice-president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, which will host a conference at the fair, said China’s latest tariff reductions would create new business opportunities for importers. “China seems to recognise that it needs to address concerns about how it treated imports,” he said. “But the implementation will be key – that is, through customs and to customers. Many American companies are taking part [in the expo] and hope that new business opportunities will come out...

11/02/2018

Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council in Beijing, said there were plenty of challenges that would require significant negotiations in advance of a meeting between Trump and Xi to ensure success. "What negotiations have lacked to date has been that (presidential) level of engagement. If President Trump makes an agreement with President Xi, there is nobody above them to overturn it," he said.

11/05/2018
Meanwhile, Jake Parker, vice-president for China operations at the US-China Business Council, said that the presidents’...
11/05/2018
Jake Parker, vice-president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, which will host a conference at the fair,...
11/02/2018
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council in Beijing, said there were plenty of...
11/01/2018
True, the trade deficit with China has cost the US jobs. But those losses have been in low-wage positions, and have been offset...
10/31/2018
For years, the US China Business Council has pressured Washington to sign a bilateral trade agreement with Beijing. In a best-...
10/31/2018
A spokesman for the US embassy in Beijing said the US had no plans for high-level government participation in the expo. But at...
10/31/2018
Jacob Parker, who heads the Beijing office of the US-China Business Council -- which represents US companies doing business in...
10/30/2018
Erin Ennis, senior vice-president of the US-China Business Council, said: “Issues in the bilateral relationship are difficult...
10/30/2018
US-China Business Council senior vice president Erin Ennis said that it would not be a surprise to see Trump move toward...
10/29/2018
Because of the targets, foreign companies in industries including medical devices and advanced agricultural equipment -- both...
10/29/2018
Top officials at the US-China Business Council said Thursday they have urged China to break down what reforms it is willing to...
10/29/2018
Officials in Beijing are also now seeking US assurances that any concessions they make will be linked to the lifting of tariffs...
10/26/2018
Mr. Pence accused Beijing of meddling in US politics, leaving China’s leadership perplexed over the scope of their mounting...
10/19/2018
"If the tariffs are a means to an end, and the end is the reform of the Chinese economy, then we've got to be able to get to...
10/18/2018
“The China side is certainly calm, cool and collected, and ready to make a deal, or ready for a divorce,” said Craig Allen,...
10/17/2018
“They are trying to make a visual splash to show their sensitivities to the concerns,” said Jacob Parker, a Beijing-based vice...
10/12/2018
According to an estimation of the US-China Business Council, the U.S.-China trade relationship supports roughly 2.6 million...
10/12/2018
"As the two largest economies and the most important bilateral relationship in the world, the United States and China have...
10/12/2018
Many American business groups support the president’s complaints about China, but oppose the use of tariffs to force an...
10/12/2018
“In the meetings our board of directors had in Beijing this week, we encouraged senior Chinese officials to share a detailed...

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