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01/28/2020

Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said his organization also welcomes Phase I. "The agreement opens up the financial services market to US entities," Mr. Allen said. "While it's a little bit tangential to the vehicle and vehicle parts market, it's important to selling vehicles in China." However, the auto industry is less happy with other aspects of the agreement, according to Mr. Allen. "One word that never appears in the text of the agreement is 'tariff,'" he said. "No wonder...

01/28/2020

“We should be sympathetic and helpful and recall that no one is invulnerable,” said Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council in Washington. He added that US companies were “obviously concerned” about the virus, particularly those with ties to Wuhan, a big manufacturing hub. Mr Allen said the Chinese embassy in Washington had contacted the Council to discuss possible donations. 

01/28/2020

"Depending on the sector, there may be some disruption in supply chains, especially in or near the epicenter of the epidemic," said Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council. Barry noted that the Chinese government has ordered many companies, including manufacturing facilities, in the region to remain closed until Feb. 8. "If the closings extend beyond then, suppliers will be unable to fulfill orders," he said. "Companies have some inventory to draw on, but these reserves will run out in...

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12/02/2019
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11/21/2019
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11/21/2019
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11/20/2019
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11/20/2019
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11/20/2019
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11/19/2019
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11/19/2019
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11/18/2019
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11/15/2019
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11/15/2019
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11/14/2019
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