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."

06/06/2018
Foreign groups in China are being restricted from transferring their research data abroad, hampering international scientific...
06/04/2018
Consultants suggest firms mind local laws, customs on disputed territories; concerns over censorship and Beijing’s retaliation...
05/30/2018
Enterprise Florida is taking 13 small and mid-sized state companies on an export mission to Hong Kong and Guangzhou, China,...
05/30/2018
The White House announced Tuesday it will move forward with plans to punish China with hefty tariffs and investment...
05/30/2018
The move, which aims to halt the transfer of ‘industrially significant’ technologies to China, drew a rebuke from Beijing over...
05/30/2018
The US is announcing that it will impose a 25 percent tariff on $50 billion worth of Chinese goods containing "industrially...
05/30/2018
The move surprised many observers after the White House had for days trumpeted the outlines of a deal, in which any trade war...
05/25/2018
Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, discusses the trade relationship between the...
05/23/2018
The US and China are moving closer toward resolving their trade dispute, with the two sides agreeing on the broad outlines of a...
05/22/2018
China on Monday praised a significant dialing back of trade tension with the United States, with the government saying...
05/22/2018
Hollywood’s push for greater access to China’s booming film market - delayed since last year - has become tangled in broader...
05/22/2018
China's government said Monday it cannot guarantee that renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after US Treasury...
05/22/2018
A final deal may not come together before Chinese Vice Premier Liu He returns to Beijing on Saturday, but negotiations appear...
05/22/2018
In the short run, a truce in the trade conflict between the United States and China has lightened tensions, halted the...
05/21/2018
A final deal may not come together before Chinese Vice Premier Liu He returns to Beijing on Saturday, but negotiations appear...
05/21/2018
Chinese officials are hoping to mollify President Trump’s oft-stated displeasure with America’s huge trade imbalance with China...
05/21/2018
US-China Business Council President John Frisbie on how a report suggested that China offered a package that would reduce the...
05/17/2018
Tensions between Trump administration moderates and hard-liners on trade with China are boiling over ahead of talks with...
05/16/2018
USCBC will present testimony this week at the United States Trade Representative hearing on Section 301 tariffs, concerning...
05/16/2018
US-China Business Council Senior Vice President Erin Ennis discusses the next round of trade talks between the US and China.

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