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...

06/06/2016
Erin Ennis, senior vice president at the U.S.-China Business Council, was very clear last week that her group believes the...
06/03/2016
The top group representing U.S. business interests in China is warning the Obama administration that failure to stop treating...
06/03/2016
" China is seeking to have a role in the region in ways that don't require them to negotiate a free-trade agreement. In...
06/02/2016
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) announced the reelection of Ford Motor Company President and Chief Executive Officer Mark...
06/02/2016
USCBC President John Frisbie says heavy taxes and other market barriers make American products expensive in China. But he says...
06/02/2016
Western companies have struggled with China’s increasingly stiff cybersecurity regulations and many U.S. tech firms are now...
06/02/2016
Western companies have struggled with China's increasingly stiff cybersecurity regulations and many U.S. tech firms are now...
06/01/2016
Executives of American companies manufacturing in China are joining forces against Trump as the presumptive Republican Party...
06/01/2016
A coalition of more than two dozen U.S., European, Japanese and Canadian industry groups are urging Chinese insurance...
05/31/2016
More than two dozen American and international business groups have signed a draft letter of protest against proposed Chinese...
05/31/2016
Controversial cyber security regulations for China’s insurance industry, now before the World Trade Organization (WTO), could...
05/31/2016
Controversial cyber security regulations for China's insurance industry, now before the World Trade Organization (WTO), could...
05/17/2016
Congress has embraced free trade for two generations, but the protectionist bent of the 2016 election campaign may mark the end...
05/10/2016
Meanwhile, the U.S.-China Business Council has weighed in with a statement arguing the trade deficit with China isn’t as bad as...
05/04/2016
US President Barack Obama is facing a fresh trade row with Beijing that could inflame the 2016 election race and complicate his...
04/29/2016
A new Chinese law set to regulate over 7,000 foreign non-governmental organizations and their local counterparts is President...
04/28/2016
The law does not give a clear definition of an overseas NGO but is likely to cover foreign charities and business associations...
04/26/2016
Chinese lawmakers are on the verge of approving a contentious law that treats overseas nonprofit groups as potential security...
04/23/2016
China’s trade gap just keeps getting bigger. Last year, the U.S. broke the 2014 deficit record to reach a whopping $364.7...
04/22/2016
Different than Chinese companies now coming to America, Saudi Arabia remains a one trick pony. Their money goes to certain...

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