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.

03/08/2019
Mr Trump’s decision to walk out on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without an agreement at last month’s summit in Vietnam “just...
03/06/2019
Talks could still collapse if a deal cannot be reached on enforcement of these so-called 'structural" issues. Erin Ennis,...
03/06/2019
Erin Ennis, vice president at the US-China Business Council, said that agreeing on an enforcement mechanism is a huge challenge...
03/05/2019
The Sino-US trade war is hurting companies on both sides of the conflict. In early January, the US stock market dropped sharply...
03/05/2019
Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, expressed cautious optimism on reports of progress toward a...
03/05/2019
Still, the group continues to hear from both governments that they are making substantive progress on the main structural...
03/05/2019
“We are hearing things are pretty far along and the enforcement issues are the biggest sticking point,” said Erin Ennis, senior...
03/05/2019
According to Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, China is looking to a bigger role of foreign investment...
03/05/2019
Craig Allen, president of United States-China Business Council (USCBC), said the Chinese economy is generally doing "pretty...
03/04/2019
But Washington claims China has failed to disclose many of its subsidies, noting it took Beijing 15 years after joining the WTO...
03/04/2019
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council in Beijing, said even in the event of a trade...
03/04/2019
Erin Ennis, senior vice president at US-China Business Council, discusses expectations for US-China trade negotiations. She...
02/26/2019
Trump's decision was a "positive signal," said the vice president of the US-China Business Council, Jake Parker. The decision "...
02/26/2019
Enforcement “does not have to be tariffs, although I think … given the Trump administration’s strong belief that tariffs are a...
02/26/2019
Because of that long history, Mr. Trump’s advisers fear that Democrats in Congress will have more credibility when criticizing...
02/25/2019
Trump's decision was a "positive signal," said the vice president of the US-China Business Council, Jake Parker. The decision "...
02/25/2019
The terminology isn’t important, according to Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations with the US-China Business...
02/25/2019
Sitao Xu, chief China economist at Deloitte LLP, and Jacob Parker, vice president for operations at the US-China Business...
02/25/2019
“Finding a resolution to the trade (tensions) that eliminates tariffs would greatly reduce uncertainty in the business...
02/21/2019
The Trump administration issued a notice officially logging the new tariff deadline into law shortly after the President's...

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