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12/06/2019

President Trump told reporters that talks are going well with China, but "we'll have to see" about the looming December 15 tariffs. Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith and Akiko Fujita discuss with US-China Business Council President Craig Allen on The Ticker.

12/06/2019

Business groups have leaned on their executive members to provide dispatches from the ground. Anna Ashton, director of business advisory at the US-China Business Council, says positive signs have been emerging. “We hear from both sides that the negotiators are close to a deal, so there is reason for optimism that we will not see new tariffs this month,” Ashton said. “But as you know, they’ve been close to a deal before, only to have intractable differences resurface.”

12/06/2019

In a recent survey of such companies conducted by the US-China Business Council, intellectual property protection ranked sixth on a list of pressing concerns, down from number two in 2014. 

11/22/2019
An additional challenge for foreign companies operating in China are policy uncertainty and regulatory obstacles. The latest...
11/21/2019
“I don't think we're quite at the point of being able to make an assessment … of how much of this [legislation] is going to get...
11/21/2019
Farmers were already frustrated by the decline in soyabean, sorghum, ethanol and corn-based livestock feed exports as a...
11/20/2019
After nearly 18 months into the US-China trade war, the world’s largest economies are to sign the phase one trade deal. What...
11/20/2019
Anna Ashton, senior director of government affairs at the US-China Business Council, said her group is hopeful the visit can...
11/20/2019
Acquire knowledge from different angles: At this workshop, speakers shared their knowledge about the US-China trade conflict...
11/19/2019
[USCBC President Craig] Allen discussed the economic impacts of the trade dispute between China and the US. “At the end of the...
11/19/2019
But on this day, Lighthizer sounded more like an adversary than an ally, dismissing the CEOs’ objections to Trump’s...
11/18/2019
Exports to China support more than a million US jobs, according to the US-China Business Council, a nonprofit organization of...
11/15/2019
Matthew Margulies, vice-president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, said that despite recent frictions, US...
11/15/2019
Exports to China support more than a million US jobs, according to the US-China Business Council, which represents American...
11/14/2019
US exports to China alone supported more than 1.1 million jobs annually in the United States from 2009 to 2018, and on average...
11/13/2019
“Trump’s statements about a prospective trade deal in the near term were more measured” compared with when he announced a “...
11/13/2019
“We are in a trade fight, no matter how any politician tries to spin it, with China on tariffs,” said Anna Ashton, Director,...
11/12/2019
“It’s a step in the right direction,” said Jake Parker, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council. “It also builds...
11/12/2019
The institute also notes that a recent member survey by the US-China Business Council “found that 97 percent reported that...
11/12/2019
The global economic crisis of 2008 pushed China’s ambitions both in the area of science and technology, and territorial...
11/12/2019
China’s state-run media expressed surprised at the reversal, according to Reuters, as did Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-...
11/12/2019
Vice president of China Operations for the US-China Business Council said that “There’s a lot of tension at the national and...
11/08/2019
Anna Tucker Ashton, a Little Rock native who serves as senior director of government affairs at the U.S.-China Business Council...

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