USCBC in the News

09/22/2021

Anna Ashton, Vice President for Government Affairs at the US-China Business Council discusses the Evergrande crisis. She spoke to Bloomberg's David Westin.

09/22/2021

We found that most US companies adopted an apolitical strategy. They didn’t exit China, but also didn’t put public pressure on Washington to roll back the tariffs. Even though 63 percent of US multinationals in our sample were adversely impacted by the trade war, only 22 percent chose to voice opposition and 7 percent chose to exit China. The majority (65 percent) did neither. Many of the multinationals we coded as “voicing opposition” did so through associations such as the US-China Business Council...

09/15/2021

More than 30 US trade groups, including the US Chamber of Commerce and the US-China Business Council (USCBC), have recently called on the US government to remove the "costly and burdensome tariffs," which they say are hurting American companies, consumers and the overall economy. "The Administration can take immediate steps to relieve increasing inflationary pressures and rising prices for all Americans by reducing these tariffs," the trade groups said last month in a letter to US Treasury Secretary...

06/17/2021
Total import and export trade rose by 28.2% in the first five months this year over the corresponding period last year....
06/14/2021
The NASBITE International Annual Conference was a rich forum for learning and networking across a broad spectrum of topics...
06/14/2021
During their individual confirmation hearings, most of these key Biden Administration nominees told skeptical US Senators that...
06/10/2021
The WeChat app, in particular, is widely used by US companies that do business in China. The US-China Business Council, which...
06/09/2021
The legislative package and efforts to strengthen domestic supply chains also raise questions about whether the US is on the...
06/09/2021
“To increase market share and corporate growth, I advise professionals to consider appealing to the new Chinese middle-class...
06/09/2021
"The tariffs are deeply unpopular with American consumers and businesses who bear the cost," said Doug Barry, spokesman for...
06/07/2021
The US-China Business Council, a trade association representing more than 200 US companies doing business in China, said on...
06/03/2021
More than 3,500 US companies including Coca-Cola, Disney and Ford, as well as smaller American manufacturers, filed lawsuits...
06/02/2021
  This live China Corner Office podcast examines existing legislation under discussion in the US Congress, who is supporting...
06/01/2021
Last year, Indiana goods exports to China surged by $1.4 billion—up 56% percent from 2019. After two years of trade tensions...
06/01/2021
“US companies are concerned the proposed review process will be applied in a broad manner, giving the government direct...
05/28/2021
Anna Ashton of the US-China Business Council has been tracking proposals aimed at China and the perceived challenge it poses to...
05/28/2021
Pushback against China has been one of the few areas of bipartisanship—and the unwieldy nature of the package, roughly 14,000...
05/28/2021
US goods exported to China jumped from $105 billion in 2019 to $123 billion last year, a surge of nearly 18 percent, the second...
05/28/2021
“If a company wants to offshore semiconductors to China, we need to know about it,” Casey said from the Senate floor on...
05/27/2021
Industry groups like the US-China Business Council are concerned the Casey-Cornyn amendment is too broad, but the two are...
05/27/2021
Mainland media noted a US-China Business Council press conference in Shanghai on the release of the 2021 State Export Report....
05/26/2021
The US-China commercial relationship is at a crucial juncture. Over $500 billion in reciprocal tariffs remain in place,...
05/26/2021
The United States' exports to China have benefited nearly all US states and industries, the US-China Business Council (USCBC)...

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