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...

03/01/2018
American businesses are hoping that the visit to Washington this week by a top economic adviser to Chinese President Xi Jinping...
02/22/2018
Steel and aluminum tariffs aren't the only explosive trade issue between the United States and China. The Trump administration...
02/13/2018
In addition to my own analyses, a notable group of scholars, think tanks, and business associations (Asia Society, CSIS, ITIF,...
02/08/2018
China's cybersecurity law actually makes companies more — not less — vulnerable to hackers, the U.S.-China Business Council...
02/07/2018
China has defended its cybersecurity law as a way to stop hackers and keep citizens' data safe, but a new report from the US-...
02/05/2018
US-China Business Council says Beijing’s demands on localising data and revealing source codes raise the threat of security...
02/01/2018
American and European companies involved in joint ventures with state-owned Chinese firms have been asked in recent months to...
01/23/2018
Foreign firms entering a deal to retail in China should analyze the country of 1.38 billion by segments, as spending habits...
01/22/2018
The next month will be crucial in signaling whether U.S. President Donald Trump’s threats to get tough on China over trade turn...
01/22/2018
Studies by the US-China Business Council showed that the China-US economic and trade relationship supports more than 2.6...
01/19/2018
U.S. President Donald Trump will celebrate his first anniversary in office on Tuesday. Over the past year, his country has...
01/17/2018
China is plugging the last holes in its “Great Firewall” internet censorship apparatus, hampering global groups’ ability to...
01/17/2018
U.S. and other foreign companies and institutions doing business in China are increasingly concerned about the clampdown. They...
12/28/2017
China said on Thursday that it would temporarily except foreign companies from paying tax on their earnings, a bid to keep...
12/06/2017
The number one concern among American multinationals doing business in China is increased competition from the Chinese. Ninety-...
12/06/2017
The U.S.-China Business Council’s survey released Wednesday showed most companies are enjoying better profitability and...
12/06/2017
Six months after it went into force, China’s tough new cybersecurity law is still troubling U.S. technology executives who fear...
11/22/2017
“The outstanding question is, after the investigation concludes, if there are adverse findings, how our government handles...
11/13/2017
The U.S.-China Business Council also chimed in on what it called a “welcome step toward allowing American financial firms...
11/10/2017
“One-off deals are fine; sustainable, long-term deals are even better; agreements to eliminate China’s structural market access...

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