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07/23/2019

The United States and China recently restarted trade negotiations, but it’s likely to be a slow and arduous journey getting to a final deal and a resumption of large Chinese purchases of American agricultural products, an expert on US-China business relations told Iowa Farm Bureau leaders last week in Washington, DC. “To be honest with you, where we are right now does not suggest any sort of quick resolution of the issues with China,” said Erin Ennis, senior vice president of the US-China Business...

07/23/2019

Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council, told the New York Times: "The Chinese hear from our state and local officials that they're welcome," with states like Michigan and rural economies having new factories and jobs created from Chinese investment. Allen continued: "What they're hearing from federal officials is quite different," adding that it's going to have a detrimental effect on poorer states. 

07/22/2019

Craig Allen, the president of the US-China Business Council, said the loss of Chinese investment would be felt predominantly in rural states where Chinese investors have bought factories and revived struggling businesses. “The not-so-welcome mat is out, and it is having a deleterious effect on relatively poorer areas in the United States that need jobs,” he said. “The Chinese hear from our state and local officials that they’re welcome,” Mr. Allen said. “What they’re hearing from federal officials is...

05/15/2019
“We understand that the differences between the two governments still relate to how changes will be made to China’s laws and...
05/15/2019
The dispute is affecting how US companies do business in China, says Jake Parker of the US-China Business Council in Beijing....
05/15/2019
“Things are moving in the wrong direction,” the US-China Business Council said in a statement on Tuesday. “More tariffs will...
05/14/2019
“Our hope is that whatever happens on the first day of negotiations, the Thursday, that sufficient progress is made to not have...
05/14/2019
“We know that the tariffs will hurt both economies,” said Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council, who...
05/14/2019
Douglas K. Barry, a spokesman for the US-China Business Council, said the organization is advising members and other companies...
05/14/2019
So far, China has slapped tariffs on $100 billion in US goods. As a result, US exports to China fell 7% in 2018, according to...
05/14/2019
Jake Parker, vice-president at the US-China Business Council in Beijing, which lobbies on behalf of US companies in China, said...
05/14/2019
China could make life difficult for US companies in the country in the form of regulatory requirements or customs blockages....
05/14/2019
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Jake Parker of the US-China Business Council in Beijing about China's retaliatory tariffs after...
05/13/2019
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, which represents companies such as Amazon, Goldman Sachs and Procter...
05/13/2019
Still, Jacob Parker, vice president of China Operations at the US-China Business Council, warned that if the Trump...
05/13/2019
Officials appeared to be studying the potential impact on China's economy before picking their next steps, said Jake Parker,...
05/13/2019
US-China Business Council President Craig Allen on the Trump administration trade negotiations with China.
05/10/2019
The latest US increase might hit American consumers harder, said Jake Parker, vice president of the US-China Business Council,...
05/10/2019
Trump's move to increase tariffs has startled US businesses. Importers received just five days' notice about the sudden rise in...
05/10/2019
The BIT, which fell by the wayside when Trump became president, would have done a lot of the things that Trump wants a US-China...
05/10/2019
“We expect China to quickly retaliate with matching tariffs,” said Jake Parker, a vice president in Beijing for the US-China...
05/09/2019
Jake Parker, vice president of the US-China Business Council, talks about the trade negotiations between the two governments....
05/09/2019
AmCham HK just hosted a timely discussion on the latest US-China Trade Talks, a day before Chinese Chief Trade Negotiator...

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