USCBC in the News

03/19/2019

US and Chinese trade negotiators remain engaged in intensive talks, although it is yet to be seen whether and when they can strike a final deal. But even if they are able to reach an agreement, in the confrontation between Washington and Beijing “the trade part is incidental: it’s a technology war, not a trade war,” said Ambassador Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council (USCBC), speaking at Shorenstien APARC on March 11.

03/18/2019

“It’s one of those confidence building measures,” Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, said of the move by Chinese legislators. It suggests “the two sides are talking the same language.” Still, it’s not clear how close the two sides are to an agreement. Earlier this week, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer told a Senate committee that “there still are major, major issues that have to be resolved.” And Ennis said China needs to publish regulations that would...

03/18/2019

Jake Parker, vice president for China operations at the US-China Business Council, talks about with Beijing’s last-minute effort to improve its new law governing inbound foreign investment, and the trade spat between the two economies. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

03/19/2019
US and Chinese trade negotiators remain engaged in intensive talks, although it is yet to be seen whether and when they can...
03/18/2019
“It’s one of those confidence building measures,” Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, said of...
03/18/2019
Jake Parker, vice president for China operations at the US-China Business Council, talks about with Beijing’s last-minute...
03/18/2019
And the current set of promises is only the latest. “Our member companies no longer take at face value commitments made by the...
03/15/2019
“Our member companies no longer take at face value commitments made by the Chinese government on potential economic reforms,”...
03/15/2019
On Friday, the gathering of Chinese delegates endorsed a new foreign investment law that added new language at the last minute...
03/15/2019
The reported changes "are positive late additions that address concerns of US industry," Jacob Parker, vice president of China...
03/15/2019
Jacob Parker, Beijing-based vice president at the US-China Business Council, welcomed the "positive language" in the bill but...
03/15/2019
Parts of it aren't specific enough on issues such as intellectual property protection, despite a number of revisions to the...
03/15/2019
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council in Beijing, said his group was pleased with...
03/15/2019
And the current set of promises is only the latest. “Our member companies no longer take at face value commitments made by the...
03/15/2019
“We’ve reviewed the final draft of the [law] and are pleased with the last-minute addition of new language to further protect...
03/12/2019
However, not all experts on trade with China see this as a likely outcome. Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China...
03/12/2019
Erin Ennis, who tracks the negotiations for the US-China Business Council, said a Trump snub of Xi this time around would be an...
03/11/2019
Most other tweaks to the latest and third draft were dismissed by representatives of US and European businesses groups as...
03/11/2019
As long as the threat of tariffs looms, the United States and China could resolve their differences in the coming months, only...
03/11/2019
“We should be working hand-in-hand with our allies,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. “This should...
03/11/2019
Any enforcement mechanism needs to be sustainable and not one in which industry “risks a return to a constant escalation of...
03/08/2019
Mr Trump’s decision to walk out on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without an agreement at last month’s summit in Vietnam “just...
03/06/2019
Talks could still collapse if a deal cannot be reached on enforcement of these so-called 'structural" issues. Erin Ennis,...

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