USCBC in the News

11/22/2019

Business, which has been the "ballast" of the US-China relationship for years, is more important than ever before, President of the US-China Business Council Craig Allen said Thursday. Allen, who received the Outstanding Achievement Award in US-China Relations from the US-China Policy Foundation at the annual gala dinner Thursday night, said the role of business is more important than ever before in ensuring that the world's two largest trading nations "find a way to manage differences and maintain...

11/22/2019

An additional challenge for foreign companies operating in China are policy uncertainty and regulatory obstacles. The latest EU Chamber of Commerce in China survey showed that 48% of respondents expect regulatory obstacles to increase over the next five years; the US-China Business Council survey had 14% of companies pessimistic or somewhat pessimistic on the five-year outlook for their business in China. While most felt it was still a priority to be in China, they were well aware of the challenges....

11/21/2019

“I don't think we're quite at the point of being able to make an assessment … of how much of this [legislation] is going to get passed,” said Anna Ashton, senior director of business advisory services and government affairs at the Washington-based US-China Business Council. “I do think that it's reasonable to anticipate that national security issues are going to continue to be a driving concern on the Hill and that they're going to result in legislative action that does have an impact on commerce, on US...

09/19/2019
While China's recent purchase of American soybeans and decision to exempt certain items from retaliatory tariffs has given some...
09/18/2019
USCBC President Craig Allen sat down with the Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard University to discuss the US-...
09/18/2019
"The problems are deep, and they are structural," said Craig Allen, a former senior US Commerce Department official who now...
09/17/2019
Recently, the 2019 Member Survey by the US-China Business Council shows that 58 percent of US enterprises, a record high since...
09/17/2019
“The problems are deep, and they are structural,” said Craig Allen, a former senior US Commerce Department official who now...
09/16/2019
The 8th Vision China talks will be held in New York on Sept 17. Our featured speaker, Craig Allen, who is the president of the...
09/16/2019
According to a survey by US-China Business Council, 87 percent of interviewed US enterprises had no plans to leave China....
09/16/2019
"We hope this (US) announcement, combined with other confidence-building measures from both governments, will create the...
09/16/2019
According to a recently released annual survey conducted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC), US-China trade friction is "...
09/13/2019
US business groups support any progress toward a deal, pointing to the increasing toll tariffs will take on US companies and...
09/13/2019
The value of US goods exports to China in 2018 totaled $118 billion, down 7 percent from the previous year, according to a...
09/13/2019
Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, who is also China's top trade envoy, met Thursday with Evan Greenberg, chairman of the US-China...
09/13/2019
According to a survey conducted by the US-China Business Council, 87% of US companies in China said they will not be leaving or...
09/13/2019
Growth in exports to China slowed across the United States, according to a study released today by the US-China Business...
09/13/2019
As the Trump administration wages an economic battle with China in the form of reciprocating tariffs and other economic...
09/13/2019
The 2019 member survey of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) showed that for the council's more than 220 member companies,...
09/13/2019
China welcomes the US's move to delay some of its tariffs. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He sat down with Evan Greenberg, chairman...
09/13/2019
Liu, the top economic aide to President Xi Jinping, made the comments in Beijing on Thursday during a meeting with Evan...
09/11/2019
The findings dovetail with a survey last month US-China Business Council members that said optimism about China is at a...
09/11/2019
A survey published in August by the US-China Business Council found that 81 percent of members’ businesses had been affected by...

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