USCBC in the News

09/30/2022

A recent survey by the US-China Business Council revealed that American companies are more pessimistic than ever about manufacturing operations in the country, citing ten concerns. Around a quarter of US businesses with Chinese manufacturing operations have moved some production out of the country in the past year, but this has generally only amounted to what has become known as the “China Plus One” strategy. This is where the bulk of production remains in China, but one additional country is added as...

09/29/2022

Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said the USCBC, a nonpartisan, nongovernmental business association focused on supporting US companies doing business in China, has for decades facilitated "positive engagement" between the business communities and stakeholders across both countries. "The scale and the importance of the US-China economic relationship cannot be understated, and it serves as the foundation for amicable relations between the world's two greatest economies," he said...

09/26/2022

While attitudes toward doing business in China have quickly soured, patterns of production have been slower to change. A survey of 117 leading companies released in August by the US-China Business Council found that business optimism had reached record lows, but US corporations remained overwhelmingly profitable in China, which is still home to the world’s most expansive ecosystem of factories and a lucrative consumer market. Eight percent of the surveyed companies reported moving segments of their...

07/29/2022
In remarks to a forum on global consumption innovation during the CICPE on Tuesday, Matthew Margulies, senior vice president...
07/21/2022
In an interview with SupChina, a New-York based China-focused publication, Rory Murphy, vice-president of government affairs...
07/18/2022
"We want to grow the economy through exports to China." U.S.-China Business Council President Craig Allen talks tariffs, China'...
07/11/2022
For a number of years, on a political level, tensions between the United States and China have remained heightened. China is a...
07/08/2022
  US-China Business Council President Ambassador Craig Allen joins Lizzi to discuss the challenges American businesses face in...
07/08/2022
Matthew Margulies, a senior vice president at the business chamber US-China Business Council, said China was already a “high...
07/07/2022
“Strong pressure is coming from US labor unions to continue the tariffs, fearing job losses due to increased outsourcing of...
07/07/2022
Business leaders from both countries can achieve positive outcomes despite their differences. Recognizing this, we have...
07/06/2022
Doug Barry, vice-president of communications and publications for the US-China Business Council, told China Daily that "...
07/05/2022
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said Biden’s relationship with the unions suggested any move on...
07/05/2022
According to a group in Washington called Americans for Free Trade, whose members include the National Retail Federation and...
07/01/2022
In the same vein, the US-China Business Council in its 2021 annual member survey also found that the strained relationship...
06/30/2022
And today’s webinar is in partnership with the US-China Business Council or the USBC, which is a nonpartisan non-profit...
06/24/2022
“The law will essentially act as a trade embargo against goods with input from Xinjiang,” Doug Barry, vice-president of...
06/24/2022
Doug Barry, vice president of the US-China Business Council, also told Voice of America earlier that Beijing’s zero-Covid...
06/23/2022
The law has been celebrated as an important step forward for human rights, but it has faced backlash from some companies for...
06/23/2022
But Douglas Barry, vice president of communications and publications for the US-China Business Council, said the law is unclear...
06/23/2022
Although the lawmakers announcing the agreement characterized the bill as a “refined proposal,” it is still extremely broad....
06/23/2022
US businesses, meanwhile, continue to invest heavily in China, and they are growing more outspoken about their intention to...
06/23/2022
American firms intend to stay in China overall but diversify, said Douglas Barry, communications vice president with the US-...

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