USCBC in the News

07/02/2020

Doug Barry, the spokesperson for The US-China Business Council (USCBC), a private organization with the mission of promoting trade between the two countries, said there are companies that are concerned about the abuse of leadership positions by China, but so far he has not heard any examples of this happening. "Most international standards-setting bodies have strong due process, which makes it difficult for stakeholders to abuse leadership positions to force proposals through or block proposals," Barry...

07/02/2020

The US-China Business Council said Wednesday’s advisory is a useful reminder on safeguarding supply chains. “Most of our member companies have maintained a clear and consistent policy forbidding all of their suppliers from engaging in forced labour activities,” said Jacob Parker, the group’s senior vice-president. Parker added that forced labour is a global problem that governments, labour groups, companies and civic society need to tackle cooperatively. “Only through a collaboration of that magnitude,...

07/02/2020

"I suspect that it will have an impact at the margin. But I would not expect that to be overly large. Businesses are not ideological, and businesses will go where there is security, stability, safety, and a good market. And China is a very large and important market."

06/18/2020
Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council, said that US firms could benefit from China as the Asian country...
06/18/2020
"China looks like it could be the biggest engine of global GDP growth in 2020 and maybe 2021 and we want American companies to...
06/18/2020
“China looks like it could be the biggest engine of global GDP growth in 2020 and maybe 2021,” Craig Allen, the president of...
06/17/2020
"China looks like it could be the biggest engine of global GDP growth in 2020 and maybe 2021," Craig Allen, the president of...
06/17/2020
"China looks like it could be the biggest engine of global GDP growth in 2020 and maybe 2021. We want American companies to...
06/17/2020
The US-China Business Council, which represents 200 US companies doing business in China, said diplomacy helped bring about the...
06/16/2020
The US-China Business Council, which represents 200 companies doing business in China, said diplomacy helped bring about the...
06/15/2020
On Friday, June 12 2020, our panelists discussed the near-term outlook for US relations with China during this period of...
06/15/2020
“China looks like it could be the biggest engine of global GDP growth in 2020 and maybe 2021,” said Craig Allen, the president...
06/15/2020
“China looks like it could be the biggest engine of global GDP growth in 2020 and maybe 2021,” Craig Allen, the president of...
06/15/2020
“China looks like it could be the biggest engine of global GDP growth in 2020 and maybe 2021,” said Craig Allen, the president...
06/12/2020
Representatives from USCBC’s Shanghai office and member companies met with officials from the local IP Administration office...
06/11/2020
Last October, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met foreign business executives, including Evan Greenberg, chairman of the US-China...
06/10/2020
“Some decoupling in the high-tech area seems inevitable and already in process,” said Doug Barry, the spokesman for...
06/05/2020
China’s unwavering commitment to further opening up its economy has received positive response from foreign businesses. The...
06/03/2020
US companies invest in Hong Kong because of its special status, its geographic location and market-based economic system. “Any...
06/02/2020
Hong Kong is often a transfer point for US exports ultimately destined for the Chinese mainland, according to the"2020 State...
06/01/2020
But it took nearly a year and a half for Congress to file roughly 130 such measures in the wake of 9/11, according to Anna...
06/01/2020
One involves commerce: Depending on the year, the state exports between roughly $800 million to more than $1 billion annually...
06/01/2020
If this were just a purely American impact, then it would be of little concern. One aspect of the U.S.-China Business Council (...

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