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."

05/18/2020
Anna Ashton, senior director of government affairs with US-China Business Council said that there are currently 10+ bills on...
05/18/2020
“It would be extremely destabilizing if the president pulled out of the agreement without giving the Chinese a chance to meet...
05/18/2020
China was the third largest export market for Missouri’s goods in 2019 after Canada and Mexico, worth around US$1.1 billion,...
05/18/2020
According to a report released by the US-China Business Council in 2018, China was New Jersey’s fourth-largest trading partner...
05/15/2020
Punitive action from China could hurt these states. Missouri, for example, engaged in $1.8 billion worth of trade in goods with...
05/15/2020
China is one of Missouri's most important trading partners. Missouri's exports to China supported 12,900 American jobs in 2018...
05/14/2020
For some companies, this is not a straightforward retrenchment, but an embrace of what is known as “China+1.” The strategy is...
05/13/2020
For their part, Mr. Allen and USCBC have advocated for a pause to more acrimonious aspects of the trade war. He said the...
05/12/2020
"There are no clear signals from companies leaving China," said Doug Barry of the US-China Business Council, an association of...
05/11/2020
The US-China Business Council, which represents US companies doing business in China, said it was too soon to assess China’s...
05/11/2020
Doug Barry, a spokesman for the US-China Business Council, says: “The American election cycle and the pandemic are sucking the...
05/11/2020
“It would be extremely destabilizing if the president pulled out of the agreement without giving the Chinese a chance to meet...
05/11/2020
“It would be extremely destabilizing if the president pulled out of the agreement without giving the Chinese a chance to meet...
05/08/2020
The current Congress has introduced 320 China-related resolutions, compared with 130 counterterrorism-related bills and...
05/07/2020
“Diversification and some redundancy in supply chains will make sense given the level of risk that the pandemic has uncovered...
05/05/2020
"Diversification and some redundancy in supply chains will make sense given the level of risk that the pandemic has uncovered...
05/05/2020
The US-China Business Council, a non-partisan non-profit comprised of 200 US companies that do business in China, released its...
05/05/2020
“Diversification and some redundancy in supply chains will make sense given the level of risk that the pandemic has uncovered...
05/04/2020
“Diversification and some redundancy in supply chains will make sense given the level of risk that the pandemic has uncovered...
05/04/2020
Pressure from lawmakers could eventually compel the administration to take aggressive action against China, according to...

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