USCBC in the News

07/02/2020

Doug Barry, the spokesperson for The US-China Business Council (USCBC), a private organization with the mission of promoting trade between the two countries, said there are companies that are concerned about the abuse of leadership positions by China, but so far he has not heard any examples of this happening. "Most international standards-setting bodies have strong due process, which makes it difficult for stakeholders to abuse leadership positions to force proposals through or block proposals," Barry...

07/02/2020

The US-China Business Council said Wednesday’s advisory is a useful reminder on safeguarding supply chains. “Most of our member companies have maintained a clear and consistent policy forbidding all of their suppliers from engaging in forced labour activities,” said Jacob Parker, the group’s senior vice-president. Parker added that forced labour is a global problem that governments, labour groups, companies and civic society need to tackle cooperatively. “Only through a collaboration of that magnitude,...

07/02/2020

"I suspect that it will have an impact at the margin. But I would not expect that to be overly large. Businesses are not ideological, and businesses will go where there is security, stability, safety, and a good market. And China is a very large and important market."

10/09/2018
“Chinese Communist Party officials are increasingly calling on companies to support the creation of party organizations among...
10/09/2018
“At the end of the day, tariffs are to be borne by consumers. Research of the US China Business Council indicates that products...
10/05/2018
Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, said: “The issues in the bilateral relationship are...
10/03/2018
American companies operating in China are weighing in on the trade war. Craig Allen is the new president of the US-China...
09/28/2018
According to figures from the US-China Business Council cited in the white paper, US exports to China and bilateral investment...
09/27/2018
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Monday that healthy and stable development of China-US relations...
09/27/2018
Erin Ennis speaks at the Heritage Foundation about the role of the WTO in the debate over trade policy towards China.
09/26/2018
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi met with representatives from the National Committee on US-China Relations...
09/25/2018
U.S. business interests in China are already warning of that possibility in urging the Trump administration to back off. As...
09/21/2018
“My sense in communicating with people in the Chinese and US government is that both sides are hardening their positions and...
09/21/2018
Jake Parker, Vice President of China Operations at the US-China Business Council: “A better way to get leverage and avoid...
09/21/2018
Although they are running out of American exports to target, they have other ways to fight. On September 17th, for example,...
09/19/2018
Trade tensions are affecting 73 percent of American companies, according to the US-China Business Council's annual member...
09/19/2018
While some companies can shift their supply chains to avoid the tariffs, the impact could be unavoidable for others, said Craig...
09/19/2018
“Tariffs are a tax on the American people. They are inherently inflationary. They will increase input costs for American...
09/19/2018
With President Trump imposing new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, China has promised to retaliate. Steve Inskeep...
09/17/2018
Chinese commerce has already been a transformative force in Louisiana’s economy, with extensive trade and cross-border...
09/15/2018
But it is the role of the Chinese government in MIC2025 that seemingly irks the US most, not China’s ambition to increase its...
09/14/2018
"Our hope is with the two presidents going to meet at the end of November that the two sides can sit down and talk about the...
09/11/2018
Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications from American companies in financial...

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