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...

05/26/2021
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) stated on Tuesday, May 25, throughout a meeting held in Shanghai, that the United States...
05/24/2021
“We must not accept that additional tariffs blocking trade between our two countries is a positive thing. It is not, nor is it...
05/21/2021
Anna Ashton, senior director of government affairs at the US-China Business Council (USCBC), who presented an overview of more...
05/21/2021
Anna Ashton, senior director of government affairs at the US-China Business Council (USCBC), who presented an overview of more...
05/17/2021
More importantly, based on information released by the US, the American investments that left China because of factors such as...
05/12/2021
“If the goal was to reduce imports from China then it succeeded,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council...
05/07/2021
If the Biden administration's goal is not to contain China, why does it continue to impose Trump's absurd punitive tariffs on...
04/29/2021
US-China Business Council President Craig Allen sat down with Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith on why China's economic boom is a...
04/28/2021
Bloomberg also presented a study by Brookings that put the country’s GDP cost in a range between 0.3 and 0.7 percent during...
04/19/2021
The Biden administration has rightly made fighting climate change a top priority. But that has raised a strategic question:...
04/19/2021
“I think that within the business community, there is a hope for greater predictability in the relationship going forward. Over...
04/19/2021
"I would characterise the group that is dealing with US-China issues as very principled, pragmatic and practised," Craig Allen...
04/14/2021
On April 13, 2021, Premier Li Keqiang attended the virtual dialogue with US business leaders in Ziguang Pavilion of Zhongnanhai...
04/14/2021
Speaking during a meeting with US business leaders via video link, Li highlighted the need for the two sides to solve the...
04/14/2021
The American multinationals at the meeting stressed that the new era of US-China relations would be defined by economic...
04/12/2021
When Chris Miller, a business advisory services manager at the US-China Business Council, watched the film “Forrest Gump,"...
03/30/2021
Doug Barry, senior director of communications and publications for the US-China Business Council, an organization of more than...
03/30/2021
A study commissioned by the US-China Business Council said in January that the trade war has caused a loss of up to 245,000 US...
03/25/2021
The trade relationship between China and the United States has been characterized by ongoing trade disputes, retaliatory...
03/25/2021
"There's a lot of bipartisan agreement on exactly what the China challenge is, the fronts on which there are risks that need to...

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