USCBC in the News

04/18/2019

President of the United States-China Business Council, Craig Allen, once served as commercial attaché at the US Embassy in Beijing in the early 1990s. "I think that the Belt and Road Initiative is developing infrastructure in places that are often times difficult, that are lacking in infrastructure. I think that it is very painfully obvious that those places need better infrastructure. To the extent that infrastructure is being built that is needed and is economically useful, I think that is a good...

04/18/2019

Erin Ennis, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, suggested a later June meeting – perhaps on the sidelines of the G20 at the end of the month – would be more feasible. “It seems like both sides want to have the deal completed first before they’re willing to discuss when and where a summit would happen,” Ennis told CNBC.

04/15/2019

Beijing needs to show local governments that it means business. It also needs to demonstrate such commitment to foreign business interests and governments, especially Washington. The US-China Business Council has been especially vocal in calling for the break-up of state-owned monopolies, which close off up to 45 percent of the domestic economy to foreign investment and private domestic firms.

03/25/2019
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said he hoped for detailed regulations to ensure the smooth...
03/22/2019
On March 21, 2019, USCBC President Craig Allen led a delegation of member companies to Hangzhou to meet Zhejiang Governor Yuan...
03/19/2019
US and Chinese trade negotiators remain engaged in intensive talks, although it is yet to be seen whether and when they can...
03/18/2019
“It’s one of those confidence building measures,” Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, said of...
03/18/2019
Jake Parker, vice president for China operations at the US-China Business Council, talks about with Beijing’s last-minute...
03/18/2019
And the current set of promises is only the latest. “Our member companies no longer take at face value commitments made by the...
03/15/2019
“Our member companies no longer take at face value commitments made by the Chinese government on potential economic reforms,”...
03/15/2019
On Friday, the gathering of Chinese delegates endorsed a new foreign investment law that added new language at the last minute...
03/15/2019
The reported changes "are positive late additions that address concerns of US industry," Jacob Parker, vice president of China...
03/15/2019
Jacob Parker, Beijing-based vice president at the US-China Business Council, welcomed the "positive language" in the bill but...
03/15/2019
Parts of it aren't specific enough on issues such as intellectual property protection, despite a number of revisions to the...
03/15/2019
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council in Beijing, said his group was pleased with...
03/15/2019
And the current set of promises is only the latest. “Our member companies no longer take at face value commitments made by the...
03/15/2019
“We’ve reviewed the final draft of the [law] and are pleased with the last-minute addition of new language to further protect...
03/12/2019
However, not all experts on trade with China see this as a likely outcome. Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China...
03/12/2019
Erin Ennis, who tracks the negotiations for the US-China Business Council, said a Trump snub of Xi this time around would be an...
03/11/2019
Most other tweaks to the latest and third draft were dismissed by representatives of US and European businesses groups as...
03/11/2019
As long as the threat of tariffs looms, the United States and China could resolve their differences in the coming months, only...
03/11/2019
“We should be working hand-in-hand with our allies,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. “This should...
03/11/2019
Any enforcement mechanism needs to be sustainable and not one in which industry “risks a return to a constant escalation of...

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