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."

06/01/2020
US-China Business Council president Amb. Craig Allen says Trump didn't mention tariffs during his China announcement and that's...
05/29/2020
Craig Allen: “Most of those 1,300 companies are there because of the rule of law. And if the rule of law is going to be...
05/29/2020
“It is a real problem for companies,” said Jake Parker, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, whose...
05/29/2020
Meanwhile, American business groups in Hong Kong, such as the US-China Business Council, have urged the president to exert...
05/28/2020
Craig Allen, head of the US-China Business Council, which represents American companies doing business in the Asian nation,...
05/28/2020
“The text of the law in China has not yet been released. Words matter,” said Craig Allen, the president of the US-China...
05/28/2020
A statement released by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) urged concern that the “proposed legislative actions could...
05/28/2020
Speaking to Bloomberg, Craig Allen, head of the US-China Business Council, said “Secretary Pompeo’s announcement today is a big...
05/28/2020
In a recent survey of US companies, conducted by the US-China Business Council, intellectual property protection ranked sixth...
05/28/2020
“I don’t think a lot has changed,” said Craig Allen, president of the U.S.-China Business Council. “We haven’t taken steps that...
05/27/2020
American business groups have expressed their concern. On Tuesday, the US-China Business Council, an influential US lobbying...
05/26/2020
Anna Ashton is senior director of government affairs with the US-China Business Council. She said, “We are seeing at least 10...
05/26/2020
"Numerous American companies invest in Hong Kong because of its special status, its geographic location and market-based...
05/26/2020
The predictions that the US companies will pull out of China to India and Vietnam seem distant; the most recent US-China...
05/22/2020
Craig Allen, president at US-China Business Council, discusses the growing tensions between the US and China and the...
05/21/2020
Asking Chinese companies listed in the US to provide the same operational transparency as other firms is “reasonable” – but...
05/21/2020
“It could make it very difficult for US companies who have been selling their products to Chinese companies," said Doug Barry,...
05/21/2020
Doug Barry, director of communications for the US-China Business Council, told China Daily in an email: "Many US companies...
05/20/2020
Anna Ashton, director of government affairs at the U.S.-China Business Council, said her organization warned lawmakers that the...
05/20/2020
“We are seeing at least 10 bills that focus on ensuring the security of pharmaceutical supply chains,” said Anna Ashton,...

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