USCBC in the News

08/15/2019

"It is the first recognition by the Trump Administration that the president's tariffs are hurting consumers," Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council, which encompasses companies, told Efe on Wednesday. For the business association, this delay "seems to be motivated by the desire to avoid affecting consumers during the Christmas shopping season," a theory that Trump himself has defended in statements to journalists.

08/15/2019

“Most of the tariffs up to now have been affecting business to business products, not business to consumer products. And even though that has increased cost for American companies they have been able to mitigate those costs instead of passing them on to consumers. But once tariffs are on absolutely everything that we import from China, which is what will be the case as of Dec. 15, and once they are covering consumer goods explicitly, it’s not going to be possible for companies to just keep absorbing all...

08/14/2019

With the delay in tariffs and some ambiguity in its statement, “the USTR has left itself an enormous amount of wiggle room,” said Craig Allen,president of the US-China Business Council, which represents many large multinational firms doing business in China. “Where do we come out of all this? Final decisions haven’t been made,” he said.

08/15/2019
"It is the first recognition by the Trump Administration that the president's tariffs are hurting consumers," Doug Barry,...
08/15/2019
“Most of the tariffs up to now have been affecting business to business products, not business to consumer products. And even...
08/14/2019
With the delay in tariffs and some ambiguity in its statement, “the USTR has left itself an enormous amount of wiggle room,”...
08/09/2019
Michigan’s largest export market is Canada, followed by Mexico and China, the latter of which represents $3.6 billion in...
08/09/2019
According to the US-China Business Council, $250 million in oilseeds like soybeans and grains were exported to China from...
08/07/2019
  American business groups in China expressed disquiet over the latest round of US tariffs. The US-China Business Council said...
08/07/2019
According to the US-China Business Council, Iowa exported $2.1 billion of goods to China in 2017.
08/07/2019
Indiana exports more than $3 billion worth of goods and services to China according to the US-China Business Council.
08/07/2019
Michigan exported almost $300 million in oilseeds and grains to China in 2017, according to the US-China Business Council....
08/07/2019
“There are technical requirements to be called a currency manipulator under the law… and it does not appear that China has met...
08/06/2019
And this is assuming that tariffs remain at 10 percent. “He’s also said he could go up to 25 percent or beyond,” said Craig...
08/06/2019
A huge sell-off on Wall Street as China and US continue to ratchet up trade tensions. Yahoo Finance's Julie Hyman, Adam Shapiro...
08/05/2019
The US-China Business Council, which represents companies that do business in China, expressed fears about the impact on its...
08/05/2019
"We're concerned that today's action will drive the Chinese from the negotiating table, reducing hope raised by a second round...
08/05/2019
The US-China Business Council, a trade organization representing American multinationals with manufacturing supply coming from...
08/05/2019
Anna Ashton of US-China Business Council speaks with BNN Bloomberg about US President Trump's latest tariff threat against...
08/05/2019
USCBC President Craig Allen speaks with the BBC’s Business Matters about US-China relations and how American companies are...
08/02/2019
"The business community was surprised by the President's announcement of new tariffs," said Doug Barry, communications director...
08/02/2019
"We're concerned that today's action will drive the Chinese from the negotiating table, reducing hope raised by a second round...
08/02/2019
“We’re concerned that today’s action will drive the Chinese from the negotiating table, reducing hope raised by a second round...

Pages