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."

04/13/2020
There has been "far and away" more China-related legislation introduced during the current congressional session than, for...
04/08/2020
“That’s probably what we’ll have to go through,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. “Even after we...
04/06/2020
“We are concerned that the coronavirus outbreak is leading to a further distancing of the US-China relationship. It has put the...
04/06/2020
The US-China Business Council joined with The Americans for Free Trade Coalition, a broad alliance of American businesses,...
03/27/2020
CRAIG ALLEN, PRESIDENT US-China Business Council "The Covid-19 spread has had an extremely negative impact on the US economy....
03/26/2020
Leading business groups including the US Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and the US-China...
03/26/2020
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, underscored the huge amount of uncertainty of this outbreak in his...
03/26/2020
US-China Business Council President Craig Allen says the nation's temporary business closures, worker layoffs, and financial...
03/25/2020
When the United States and China reached a Phase One trade agreement in January, US companies with business in China breathed a...
03/23/2020
China purchased $165 billion in goods and services from the US in 2015; this represents 7.3 percent of all US exports and about...
03/20/2020
Leading business groups including the US Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and the US-China...
03/19/2020
“An announcement of a temporary truce in the trade war would underscore that both governments, even in the midst of a...
03/17/2020
The US approach on tariffs after the phase one trade deal was also a factor that led Craig Allen, president of the US-China...
03/17/2020
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, also said that both economies are suffering from a common challenge...
03/16/2020
Leading business groups including the US Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and the US-China...
03/16/2020
Meanwhile, business groups called for China and the US to end their trade war and cut tariffs to remove another constraint on...
03/13/2020
The US-China Business Council is also pressing for tariff reductions by both China and the United States as a way to help both...
03/13/2020
In a show taped live at the China-US Summit at Duke University on February 29, Kaiser chats with Ambassador Craig Allen, the...
03/10/2020
Jake Parker, Senior Vice President of the US-China Business Council gives an update on the impact of coronavirus on world trade...
03/09/2020
Doug Barry, senior director of communications and publications for the US-China Business Council, said the virus “may dent...

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