USCBC in the News

02/21/2020 Jake Parker, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council (USCBC), told reporters in a recent press conference that many companies have been trying to diversify their supply chain to reduce risks in the last few years, but this doesn't mean that they're "divesting" from China. "It means that they're increasing their investments in China to serve a local market. Also building new capacity outside of China to ensure regionalization of those supply chains and to lower the overall risk," said Parker...
02/19/2020

Jacob Parker, senior vice president of the US-China Business Council, said that the administration was notorious for giving mixed messages on such policies and that he was hopeful that the White House would put out a formal notification that the tighter rules affecting companies that sell components to Huawei are off the table. “We hope that the message that this is undermining the ability of companies to invest in long-term research and development is beginning to resonate with those in the...

02/19/2020

“China plays an important role in the international trading system. That role will evolve but I don’t see reliance changing,” said Doug Barry, senior director of communications and publications at the US-China Business Council, who added that US businesses “remain bullish” on China. “Those taking a long-term view are betting the economy will continue to grow faster than in most other markets and that the Chinese consumer in particular will propel growth,” Barry said. “Companies want to be in China. They...

03/23/2018
China lists $3 billion in US goods including pork and aluminum pipe to maybe face higher tariffs in response to President...
03/23/2018
NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Erin Ennis, Vice-President of the US-China Business Council, about the White House proposal for...
03/22/2018
American companies want solutions to the problems they face doing business in China, not just sanctions from the Trump...
03/22/2018
Beijing was bracing on Thursday for an announcement from U.S. President Donald Trump of tariffs of as much as $60 billion on...
03/22/2018
President trump on Thursday plans to announce at least $50 billion worth of annual tariffs and other penalties on China for its...
03/22/2018
Ahead of sweeping tariffs on China, Beijing is sending very mixed messages. US companies are growing less optimistic about the...
03/22/2018
The Trump administration plans to use new targeted tariffs to apply “maximum pressure” on China to stop it stealing the...
03/20/2018
President Trump is preparing to impose a package of $60 billion in annual tariffs against Chinese products, following through...
03/20/2018
China made further promises to protect the intellectual property of foreigners investing in its economy, addressing a long-...
03/20/2018
A solution is what the business community wants, not just "something that's going to do collateral damage to both economies,"...
03/19/2018
China’s next economy czar is a Harvard-trained supporter of free markets who is President Xi Jinping’s top adviser but has no...
03/16/2018
The US Chamber of Commerce, the largest business lobbying group in the country, on Thursday warned President Donald Trump not...
03/15/2018
The Trump administration is putting together a package of anti-China measures, including tariffs on at least an annual $30...
03/13/2018
US President Donald Trump on Thursday signed an order imposing tariffs on steel and aluminum imports. The tariffs, which will...
03/12/2018
Since taking power five years ago, Xi has reasserted the party’s supremacy, with himself as its “core” leader. That has meant...
03/05/2018
Beijing’s fruitless diplomatic scramble signals a rocky road ahead for the world’s two largest economies. Before Thursday’s...
03/05/2018
Beijing urges restraint on duties as analysts warn that more trade action from Washington could be on the cards. Jacob Parker,...
03/05/2018
After threatening to retaliate if US President Donald Trump raised trade barriers, Chinese leaders need to decide whether his...
03/05/2018
Beijing could target soybeans to retaliate against any punitive trade action from the US, but it's unlikely to do that just to...
03/05/2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping’s top economic adviser huddled Wednesday afternoon with a group of prominent American business...

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