USCBC in the News

04/18/2019

President of the United States-China Business Council, Craig Allen, once served as commercial attaché at the US Embassy in Beijing in the early 1990s. "I think that the Belt and Road Initiative is developing infrastructure in places that are often times difficult, that are lacking in infrastructure. I think that it is very painfully obvious that those places need better infrastructure. To the extent that infrastructure is being built that is needed and is economically useful, I think that is a good...

04/18/2019

Erin Ennis, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, suggested a later June meeting – perhaps on the sidelines of the G20 at the end of the month – would be more feasible. “It seems like both sides want to have the deal completed first before they’re willing to discuss when and where a summit would happen,” Ennis told CNBC.

04/15/2019

Beijing needs to show local governments that it means business. It also needs to demonstrate such commitment to foreign business interests and governments, especially Washington. The US-China Business Council has been especially vocal in calling for the break-up of state-owned monopolies, which close off up to 45 percent of the domestic economy to foreign investment and private domestic firms.

01/29/2019
In January 1979, Chinese Vice Premier Deng Xiaoping visited the United States, where the US-China Business Council arranged a...
01/29/2019
A profile on the US-China Business Council website says Liu has played a major role in drafting China's five-year plans since...
01/28/2019
In general, “companies are vulnerable to loss of intellectual property, particularly trade secrets, during licensing processes...
01/24/2019
For Beijing, it will be almost impossible to meet all of these US demands without essentially giving up on its economic model,...
01/22/2019
Ludwig Liang, vice president of Philips China, Owen Haacke, chief representative of the US-China Business Council Shanghai...
01/22/2019
Erin Ennis, a senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, said that while the proposed IP law is an improvement, it...
01/22/2019
The extra scrutiny is needed and should be based on clear benchmarks - with consequence for failing to meet them, said Erin...
01/18/2019
“We disagreed with the use of tariffs going into this, but there’s no denying that China is willing to talk because they are...
01/17/2019
In addition, the district is home not only to land surrounding Edwards Air Force Base, but also to several aerospace...
01/17/2019
“Our concern is that the draft is so vague and high level,” said Jacob Parker, vice president at the US-China Business Council...
01/16/2019
“The USTR feels China’s intellectual property and technology transfer are practices that are not sufficiently covered under the...
01/16/2019
The United States and China are major trade partners, but current economic tensions between the two countries could have far-...
01/15/2019
The World Bank raised China's ranking in terms of business environment by 32 places. Also, 95 percent of companies surveyed by...
01/14/2019
The World Bank has raised China by 32 places in terms of business environment, and 95 percent of companies surveyed by the US-...
01/14/2019
“The USTR feels China’s intellectual property and technology transfer are practices that are not sufficiently covered under the...
01/11/2019
The Chinese “are concerned about the future and so they have cut back their spending,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-...
01/11/2019
Tight window: If Chinese Vice Premier Liu He doesn’t show up in Washington until mid-February, as some expect, that would leave...
01/11/2019
“We can confidently say that enough progress was made that the discussions will continue at a higher level,” said Craig Allen,...
01/11/2019
“Eliminating joint ventures or equity caps is the most obvious thing that can be done,” said Erin Ennis, senior vice president...
01/11/2019
“We urge both governments to use the time remaining in the 90-day negotiating period to make tangible progress on the important...

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