USCBC in the News

04/18/2019

President of the United States-China Business Council, Craig Allen, once served as commercial attaché at the US Embassy in Beijing in the early 1990s. "I think that the Belt and Road Initiative is developing infrastructure in places that are often times difficult, that are lacking in infrastructure. I think that it is very painfully obvious that those places need better infrastructure. To the extent that infrastructure is being built that is needed and is economically useful, I think that is a good...

04/18/2019

Erin Ennis, senior vice president at the US-China Business Council, suggested a later June meeting – perhaps on the sidelines of the G20 at the end of the month – would be more feasible. “It seems like both sides want to have the deal completed first before they’re willing to discuss when and where a summit would happen,” Ennis told CNBC.

04/15/2019

Beijing needs to show local governments that it means business. It also needs to demonstrate such commitment to foreign business interests and governments, especially Washington. The US-China Business Council has been especially vocal in calling for the break-up of state-owned monopolies, which close off up to 45 percent of the domestic economy to foreign investment and private domestic firms.

12/27/2018
As President Donald Trump has escalated trade tensions throughout 2018, extra scrutiny and inexplicable shipment rejections...
12/26/2018
At the 2018 Gala Dinner of the US-China Business Council earlier this month, Ambassador Cui expressed the belief that there are...
12/17/2018
"There are always security concerns when traveling to China, and the risks are probably higher now than they have been in the...
12/17/2018
But privately, American diplomats and business executives see China's detention of the two Canadians as a retaliatory response...
12/17/2018
Chinese authorities have changed course under pressure before. In 2015, regulators scrapped plans to require foreign financial...
12/13/2018
"This is going to make the negotiations more complicated," said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. "If...
12/13/2018
Jake Parker, vice president of China operations at the US-China Business Council, which represents multinationals such as...
12/12/2018
Erin Ennis, SVP of the US-China Business Council moderated the session. When asked about the potential fallout from last week’s...
12/12/2018
“While there are hardline voices in both Washington and Beijing calling for a ‘decoupling’ of the bilateral relationship, these...
12/12/2018
While autos, soybeans and LNG could all figure prominently on China’s shopping list, companies are still awaiting details of...
12/07/2018
The US–China Business Council’s members support this judgement. In its 2018 member survey, the council reports that 88% of...
12/06/2018
“It’s not unusual for China to use key inflection points in bilateral and multilateral engagement to announce new...
12/06/2018
Jacob Parker, vice president of China Operations at the US-China Business Council, agreed that now was the time to get to work...
12/06/2018
USCBC: Last night, the US-China Business Council hosted its annual Gala, celebrating the important work that its members do in...
12/05/2018
Protect your China operations the US-China Business Council way.
12/04/2018
“China’s innovation community and high-tech community is thriving. It’s well-financed and very global,” said Craig Allen, the...
12/04/2018
Whether the private sector will cooperate also remains an open question. Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business...
12/04/2018
Jake Parker, US-China Business Council vice-president for China operations, said the ceasefire delayed further escalation “but...
12/04/2018
The outcome of the weekend Xi-Trump meeting in Argentina was positive, according to Jacob Parker of US-China Business Council...
12/04/2018
Erin Ennis, Sr. VP of the US-China Business Council spoke with Steve Inskeep about the outcome of the G20 meeting. “We all had...

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