USCBC in the News

08/22/2019

According to the State Council Information Office's white paper on China's stance on Sino-US trade consultation on June 2, US companies' total sales in China in 2017 was about $700 billion, with their profits exceeding $50 billion. And the US-China Business Council's 2019 State Export Report said that from 2009 to 2018, US exports to China helped create more than 1.1 million jobs.

08/20/2019

Recently surveys conducted by the AmCham China and the US-China Business Council both found that nearly three-quarters of responding firms operating in China were negatively impacted by the current trade and diplomatic tensions. Almost 40 percent of respondents are considering or have relocated manufacturing outside of China, based on AmCham China results. Moreover, the vast majority of companies remain concerned by Chinese policies that favor and protect domestic firms.

08/15/2019

"It is the first recognition by the Trump Administration that the president's tariffs are hurting consumers," Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council, which encompasses companies, told Efe on Wednesday. For the business association, this delay "seems to be motivated by the desire to avoid affecting consumers during the Christmas shopping season," a theory that Trump himself has defended in statements to journalists.

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01/10/2017
The U.S.-China Business Council (USCBC) and Oxford Economics released on report on Tuesday shedding more light on the strained...
01/02/2017
A draft version of the nation's first comprehensive e-commerce law was issued by the National People's Congress (NPC) Dec. 27,...
12/14/2016
Despite Trump’s tough talk toward China, there’s little prospect his tariff threat would bring many jobs back to the U.S.,...
12/13/2016
Despite Trump’s tough talk toward China, there’s little prospect his tariff threat would bring many jobs back to the U.S.,...
12/10/2016
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12/08/2016
"Though some of the limited revisions are welcomed by some of our members, the number of openings falls far short of what would...
12/07/2016
“Governor Branstad’s decades of experience in public service and long-time relationship with President Xi Jinping and other...
12/07/2016
“Branstad comes to the position with first-hand perspective on the importance of the commercial relationship with China for...
12/06/2016
The US exported $113 billion in goods to China throughout 2015, according to the US-China Business Council, for an average...
12/03/2016
Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, a longtime friend of Chinese President Xi Jinping, is the frontrunner for the crucial post of U.S...
11/30/2016
"In terms of the expanded definition of 'critical information infrastructure' and the requirement for vendors to undergo a...
11/28/2016
In 2011, trade groups representing companies including Microsoft Corp. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. lobbied against legislation to...
11/22/2016
The dialogue is about more than just currencies and trade. The U.S.-China Business Council – a U.S.-based advocacy organization...
11/17/2016
Trump has promised to erect hurdles to make it tougher for tech companies to send the production of electronics offshore. He...
11/17/2016
Trump rode China hard during the 595-day presidential campaign, calling it a “cheater” at trade, a “currency manipulator” and...
11/14/2016
Trump's election adds to the urgency of winding up negotiations begun in 2013 on a bilateral investment treaty before President...
11/14/2016
Trump takes a cold view toward free trade, a core part of Sino-U.S. ties today. He has called China a “cheater” and a “currency...
11/08/2016
China’s growth slowdown is impacting American company financials and market sentiment, according to the US-China Business...
11/07/2016
China’s National People’s Congress Standing Committee has given approval to a controversial new cybersecurity law. Approval of...

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