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09/22/2020

Jacob Parker, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, a group representing more than 200 American companies, said a Chinese blacklist “will exacerbate the damage being done to American companies doing business with China.”

09/22/2020

“The unreliable entity list regulations leave a fair amount of discretion to be applied broadly. We hope significant restraint is exercised in utilization of the list,” the US-China Business Council said in a statement. “Companies increasingly feel squeezed between the US and Chinese governments, where complying with the rules of one government may cause them to run afoul of rules of the other government.”

09/21/2020

“US competitor platforms are not allowed in China, so it’s basically the only game in town,” said Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council. But Barry said that the order is aimed only at WeChat activities here; US companies can keep WeChat in their Chinese operations.

03/15/2019
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council in Beijing, said his group was pleased with...
03/15/2019
And the current set of promises is only the latest. “Our member companies no longer take at face value commitments made by the...
03/15/2019
“We’ve reviewed the final draft of the [law] and are pleased with the last-minute addition of new language to further protect...
03/14/2019
Some US business groups were surprised by the last-minute amendments. “This is very positive,” Jacob Parker, Beijing-based vice...
03/14/2019
Jake Parker, vice-president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, said China had incentives to reach a deal but...
03/13/2019
The United States should collaborate with China on innovation rather than "control" Chinese technologies, which could set back...
03/13/2019
Jake Parker, vice-president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, said China had incentives to reach a deal but...
03/12/2019
However, not all experts on trade with China see this as a likely outcome. Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China...
03/12/2019
Erin Ennis, who tracks the negotiations for the US-China Business Council, said a Trump snub of Xi this time around would be an...
03/11/2019
Most other tweaks to the latest and third draft were dismissed by representatives of US and European businesses groups as...
03/11/2019
As long as the threat of tariffs looms, the United States and China could resolve their differences in the coming months, only...
03/11/2019
“We should be working hand-in-hand with our allies,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. “This should...
03/11/2019
Any enforcement mechanism needs to be sustainable and not one in which industry “risks a return to a constant escalation of...
03/08/2019
Mr Trump’s decision to walk out on North Korean leader Kim Jong Un without an agreement at last month’s summit in Vietnam “just...
03/06/2019
Talks could still collapse if a deal cannot be reached on enforcement of these so-called 'structural" issues. Erin Ennis,...
03/06/2019
Erin Ennis, vice president at the US-China Business Council, said that agreeing on an enforcement mechanism is a huge challenge...
03/05/2019
The Sino-US trade war is hurting companies on both sides of the conflict. In early January, the US stock market dropped sharply...
03/05/2019
Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, expressed cautious optimism on reports of progress toward a...
03/05/2019
Still, the group continues to hear from both governments that they are making substantive progress on the main structural...
03/05/2019
“We are hearing things are pretty far along and the enforcement issues are the biggest sticking point,” said Erin Ennis, senior...

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