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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.

08/02/2019
American business groups in China expressed disquiet over the latest round of US tariffs. The US-China Business Council said on...
08/02/2019
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) said that Mr Trump's new tariffs will not facilitate an agreement, but lead to more...
08/02/2019
According to translations of government documents that the US–China Business Council shared with Axios, potential sanctions...
08/02/2019
Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council, said the move appears to be "very counterproductive." "The...
08/02/2019
The US-China Business Council, representing American firms operating in China, said it was pleased the two sides agreed to...
08/01/2019
US and China trade negotiators ended their two day talks with no definitive deal. Chinese media reporting talks will resume...
08/01/2019
The US-China Business Council, which represents American companies that have operations in China, said it welcomed the two...
08/01/2019
The US-China Business Council, representing American firms operating in China, said it was pleased the two sides agreed to...
08/01/2019
Not really. While the re-starting of talks has been broadly seen as positive, and increased agricultural trade has been...
08/01/2019
Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council, which represents American companies that do business in China,...
07/31/2019
A 2018 US-China Business Council Member Survey of American Companies doing business with China ranked protection of...
07/31/2019
Mr. Jake Parker Vice President of China operations at the US-China Business Council said, “We have heard very positive feedback...
07/31/2019
Jake Parker, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, said: "We are pleased the two sides agreed to move forward...
07/31/2019
"Realistically, this round of talks is about clarifying where the two sides stand after a significant lull in engagement," said...
07/31/2019
According to US-China Business Council's recent data, in actual terms, China's exports to the US declined by more than $18...
07/26/2019
While frustration is mounting in Washington and Beijing, severing trade ties with China isn't the answer for America, said...
07/26/2019
“I'm not aware of the specific statistics of Chinese investment in the US. But I noted that in this New York Times report, the...
07/23/2019
The United States and China recently restarted trade negotiations, but it’s likely to be a slow and arduous journey getting to...
07/23/2019
Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council, told the New York Times: "The Chinese hear from our state and...
07/22/2019
Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council, said the loss of Chinese investment would be felt predominantly in...

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