USCBC in the News

09/22/2021

Anna Ashton, Vice President for Government Affairs at the US-China Business Council discusses the Evergrande crisis. She spoke to Bloomberg's David Westin.

09/22/2021

We found that most US companies adopted an apolitical strategy. They didn’t exit China, but also didn’t put public pressure on Washington to roll back the tariffs. Even though 63 percent of US multinationals in our sample were adversely impacted by the trade war, only 22 percent chose to voice opposition and 7 percent chose to exit China. The majority (65 percent) did neither. Many of the multinationals we coded as “voicing opposition” did so through associations such as the US-China Business Council...

09/15/2021

More than 30 US trade groups, including the US Chamber of Commerce and the US-China Business Council (USCBC), have recently called on the US government to remove the "costly and burdensome tariffs," which they say are hurting American companies, consumers and the overall economy. "The Administration can take immediate steps to relieve increasing inflationary pressures and rising prices for all Americans by reducing these tariffs," the trade groups said last month in a letter to US Treasury Secretary...

08/06/2021
China fell slightly in strategic priority for American companies over the past year as deteriorating relations between the...
08/03/2021
Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council, said his group has heard about the document, but has not seen a copy....
07/29/2021
China’s June imports are interesting as they show how well business people appear to get along but how poorly politicians are...
07/28/2021
“Some decoupling is underway and seems inevitable,” said Doug Barry, a spokesperson for the US-China Business Council. “The...
07/28/2021
Business groups, including the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong and the US-China Business Council, should also support...
07/28/2021
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, in a June 24 article on Politico noted that the economies of the...
07/25/2021
“We publicly and privately disagree with China’s government on a number of issues and want to encourage both countries to...
07/23/2021
“Bloomberg had a good article today on the strength of trade between the US and China. The article doesn’t mention the amount...
07/19/2021
“Joe Biden has done what he said he would do — he has collected the allies and got them aligned in a similar manner on similar...
07/19/2021
“We hope that any additional US actions related to Hong Kong will remain targeted, and that Washington will avoid policy...
07/19/2021
The Biden administration needs to come to terms with the fact that continuing wielding the tariffs stick against China won't...
07/14/2021
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, in June published an article in Politico titled "US-China trade...
07/12/2021
According to a 2021 report from the US-China Business Council (USCBC), US goods exported to China “surged” up nearly 18% from...
07/07/2021
USCBC Representatives Melinda Xu and Wilson Hui met with DDG Zeng Xiaoming and DD Han Jinglei of the Hainan Foreign Affairs...
07/06/2021
Representatives from USCBC's Shanghai office and USCBC member companies met with the US Consulate Trade Office to discuss USDA'...
07/06/2021
"President Biden inherited a fraught relationship with China. His predecessor launched a trade war that unraveled established...
06/25/2021
Anna Ashton, senior director of government affairs at the Washington-based US-China Business Council struck a similar note...
06/24/2021
Welcome, China Watchers. This week’s guest host is Craig Allen, president of the U.S.-China Business Council. Craig has held...
06/24/2021
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, says despite rising tensions between the US and China, many companies...
06/21/2021
Craig Allen, president of US-China Business Council, said the tariffs have harmed American jobs, American consumers, American...

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