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07/12/2018

“The cumulative tariffs that both countries are beginning to implement will harm each other’s economies and jobs,” says John Frisbie, president of the U.S. China Business Council, a lobbying firm representing U.S. multinationals in China. “No one wins in that scenario.”

07/09/2018

With neither side backing down, the prospect of a tax on almost every China-made product entering the US and reprisals by China means many more businesses could come in the cross hairs. “At this stage, the biggest impact is probably uncertainty, which is already having an impact,” said Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council. “Businesses hate uncertainty. If you are uncertain, you don’t invest; if you are uncertain, you don’t hire. Companies don’t know how big...

07/12/2018
“The cumulative tariffs that both countries are beginning to implement will harm each other’s economies and jobs,” says John...
07/09/2018
With neither side backing down, the prospect of a tax on almost every China-made product entering the US and reprisals by China...
07/09/2018
The United States and China exchanged the first salvos in what could become a protracted trade war on Friday, slapping tariffs...
07/06/2018
US tariffs on $34 billion in Chinese imports took effect as a deadline passed on Friday, and with Beijing having vowed to...
07/06/2018
US customs officers started imposing duties on $34 billion in Chinese goods at 12:01 a.m. Friday. Moments after the deadline,...
07/05/2018
Just days before the first 25 percent levy is slated to hit $34 billion in Chinese products, US companies here say they’re...
07/03/2018
A workweek shortened by the July Fourth holiday may seem much longer to Illinois manufacturers and farmers, as products ranging...
07/03/2018
China trade war fears are not coming through yet in business confidence. When companies start to say that they no longer have a...
06/29/2018
The investment changes, announced late Thursday, had been sought by Washington, Germany and other trading partners. They...
06/29/2018
Business groups were relieved to see the administration follow the CFIUS route rather than a China-specific approach. Still,...
06/26/2018
If President Donald Trump thinks trade wars are easy to win, as he once declared, he may soon discover just how different China...
06/25/2018
Hosted by the San Gabriel Valley Economic Partnership, a group of nearly 100 business leaders and city representatives from...
06/21/2018
US business groups said members were bracing for a backlash from the Chinese government that would affect all American firms in...
06/21/2018
Even before Mr Trump's latest threat, some US companies in China were feeling the pressure. "We are already beginning to see...
06/21/2018
Beijing could restrict US investment in the country and order Chinese firms not to do business with US companies, observers say...
06/20/2018
China and the United States sank into a deepening trade conflict that roiled financial markets Tuesday after US President...
06/20/2018
Forget tariffs. Beijing may use tactics like consumer boycotts to turn up the heat on US companies. The US-China Business...
06/20/2018
China has threatened "comprehensive measures" in response to US President Donald Trump's new tariff hike, raising the...
06/19/2018
Jacob Parker, vice-president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, said China would undoubtedly begin looking...
06/19/2018
China’s commerce ministry said Beijing will fight back with “qualitative” and “quantitative” measures if the United States...

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