USCBC in the News

01/28/2020

Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said his organization also welcomes Phase I. "The agreement opens up the financial services market to US entities," Mr. Allen said. "While it's a little bit tangential to the vehicle and vehicle parts market, it's important to selling vehicles in China." However, the auto industry is less happy with other aspects of the agreement, according to Mr. Allen. "One word that never appears in the text of the agreement is 'tariff,'" he said. "No wonder...

01/28/2020

“We should be sympathetic and helpful and recall that no one is invulnerable,” said Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council in Washington. He added that US companies were “obviously concerned” about the virus, particularly those with ties to Wuhan, a big manufacturing hub. Mr Allen said the Chinese embassy in Washington had contacted the Council to discuss possible donations. 

01/28/2020

"Depending on the sector, there may be some disruption in supply chains, especially in or near the epicenter of the epidemic," said Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council. Barry noted that the Chinese government has ordered many companies, including manufacturing facilities, in the region to remain closed until Feb. 8. "If the closings extend beyond then, suppliers will be unable to fulfill orders," he said. "Companies have some inventory to draw on, but these reserves will run out in...

01/15/2020
Business groups have an extensive list of structural and regulatory changes they’d like to see, which may not all be covered...
01/15/2020
Meanwhile, Vice Premier Liu He, who will be signing the deal on China’s behalf, met with American business leaders including...
01/15/2020
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, told Morning Trade he’s skeptical those big purchases can be...
01/14/2020
Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, viewed the move by the Americans as a “confidence-building mechanism” even...
01/14/2020
Craig Allen, President of the US-China Business Council says this agreement is beneficial for both sides. Allen says...
01/10/2020
A top staff member of the US-China Business Council visited Arizona this week to offer her expertise on trade relations...
01/08/2020
Beyond Arkansas, the trade war has hit the volume of exports for many US states. Only 14 states increased their exports to...
01/07/2020
Research from ISM and other organizations suggests that the ongoing trade war between the United States and China is to blame....
01/02/2020
Over 90 percent of more than 200 American companies operating in China reported profitable operations in 2019, the article said...
12/31/2019
Doug Barry, senior director of communications and publications for the US-China Business Council (USCBC), told Yahoo Finance...
12/31/2019
Jake Parker, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, generally praised the draft document but said it was vague...
12/31/2019
US-China Business Council Senior Director of Government Affairs Anna Ashton discusses the latest news on a trade deal with...
12/26/2019
Jake Parker, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, considers that it's a good signal that China has...
12/26/2019
Specifically, on intellectual property protection and technology transfers, Fareed cited a recent survey of US companies doing...
12/20/2019
On technology transfers he quoted the US-China Business Council, which stated IPP ranked 6th of US company concerns operating...
12/20/2019
The US-China Business Council further reports that: “A lack of manpower and a desire to impress higher officials has led to...
12/19/2019
Jake Parker of the US-China Business Council, a lobby group for American companies operating in China, notes that such tech...
12/18/2019
Agribusiness companies that are members of the US-China Business Council like the idea, but they too are not sure how China...
12/17/2019
However, the US-China Business Council President, Ambassador Craig Allen, in comments made to Fox News stated that he felt the...
12/17/2019
Nor are China’s trade practices anywhere near as bad as Trump, Pence, and Rubio allege them to be. “In a recent survey of such...

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