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."

09/10/2018
Already hamstrung by the set of tariffs implemented this summer by the U.S. and China, farmers, ranchers, boat makers, auto...
09/05/2018
USCBC VP of China Operations Jake Parker took part in a roundtable event at the Beijing-based Center for China and...
09/04/2018
Analysts say U.S. firms caught in the crosshairs are now taking steps that executives tend to dread: They are preparing to...
08/30/2018
Both countries would benefit greatly from working towards solutions to open up markets. As a former trade negotiator, I...
08/29/2018
Mutual investment and trade cooperation between China and the United States have helped add millions of U.S. jobs, according to...
08/28/2018
For US companies in China, it is shaping up to be an unprecedented nightmare. “Tariffs are a tax on the American people, have...
08/28/2018
VP of China Operations Jake Parker appeared on CGTN’s Dialogue to discuss the WTO, the effect of tariffs, and the Chinese and...
08/27/2018
Senior Chinese officials have “made it clear the U.S. and foreign investment is very welcome in China,” US-China Business...
08/24/2018
President Trump's trade war with China escalated Thursday as the US imposed a 25-percent tariff on nearly 300 more Chinese...
08/24/2018
Shanghai Party Secretary Li Qiang met Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, and his delegation on Tuesday....
08/21/2018
Trade relations between the United States and China are at an inflexion point and problems have to be resolved now to prevent...
08/20/2018
Foreign business leaders have for years called on Beijing to take concrete action to deliver on its promises of levelling the...
08/20/2018
U.S.-China Business Council President Craig Allen, speaking to reporters in Beijing on Monday, said more tariffs could create "...
08/17/2018
“It would be critically important for China to bring measurable deliverables,” said Jacob Parker, vice president of the US-...
08/17/2018
“Any negotiations would require a new measurable deliverable,” said Jake Parker, of the US-China Business Council in Beijing. “...
08/17/2018
Analysts said Thursday that China’s decision to send a trade delegation to the United States this month could be the first...
08/16/2018
To restart trade negotiations with the U.S., China must offer a package of measures, according to Jacob Parker, the vice...
08/10/2018
American companies with supply-chain exposure to China have shifted some production to other countries as U.S. tariffs begin to...
08/10/2018
“The US-China Business Council said in a statement that it agreed with the Trump administration that the status of technology...
08/07/2018
“Ultimately it comes down to how long companies think the tariffs are going to last. If there’s a concerted view that this is...

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