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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.

02/19/2019
The U.S.-China Business Council, which represents American companies doing business in China, applauded the announcement that...
02/15/2019
Jake Parker of the US-China Business Council discusses three possible outcomes to the ongoing US-China trade talks, with the...
02/15/2019
Within key industries, the iron nexus linking Communist Party officials at the helm of major state-owned enterprises, state...
02/14/2019
Craig Allen sat down with Voice of America's Asia division to talk about recent trade negotiations and the US-China bilateral...
02/11/2019
"We are hearing the list of issues the two presidents will ultimately have to make decisions on is being narrowed, so that’s an...
02/08/2019
This week on the Sinica Podcast, we’re live from the US-China Business Council’s Forecast 2019 Conference in Washington, D.C....
02/04/2019
"We understand that this week's discussions covered familiar ground on structural issues and look forward to hearing details...
02/04/2019
The earlier version had a beefy five-page chapter detailing how companies could appeal security rulings, plus examples of...
02/04/2019
"We understand that this week's discussions covered familiar ground on structural issues and look forward to hearing details...
02/04/2019
The earlier version had a beefy five-page chapter detailing how companies could appeal security rulings, plus examples of...
02/01/2019
“As we have stated repeatedly, a viable outcome must include a regularized, results-oriented government-to-government dialogue...
01/30/2019
“There are indicators that things are coming together but I would be very sceptical that we are close to the finish line,” said...
01/30/2019
At the previous round of lower-level talks in Beijing earlier this month, the exchange primarily consisted of the US running...
01/30/2019
“They’ll hopefully make some progress on the substantive issues, but I’m not expecting any big outcomes this week,” Erin Ennis...
01/30/2019
Others are worried that as China looks to rush the law through to appease US negotiators ahead of the March 1 deadline, it may...
01/30/2019
Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, said it is important for the integrity of the negotiations...
01/30/2019
Some business groups watching the talks were tempering expectations for a breakthrough this week. With a month to go before the...
01/30/2019
A deadline looms. On March 2, the Trump administration is scheduled to escalate its tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese...
01/29/2019
“From our point of view, the tariffs need to go, but realistically the administration doesn’t agree with us,” said Erin Ennis,...
01/29/2019
This week's negotiations were already facing low expectations. "We are anticipating no big outcomes this week," Erin Ennis,...

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