USCBC in the News

09/30/2022

A recent survey by the US-China Business Council revealed that American companies are more pessimistic than ever about manufacturing operations in the country, citing ten concerns. Around a quarter of US businesses with Chinese manufacturing operations have moved some production out of the country in the past year, but this has generally only amounted to what has become known as the “China Plus One” strategy. This is where the bulk of production remains in China, but one additional country is added as...

09/29/2022

Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said the USCBC, a nonpartisan, nongovernmental business association focused on supporting US companies doing business in China, has for decades facilitated "positive engagement" between the business communities and stakeholders across both countries. "The scale and the importance of the US-China economic relationship cannot be understated, and it serves as the foundation for amicable relations between the world's two greatest economies," he said...

09/26/2022

While attitudes toward doing business in China have quickly soured, patterns of production have been slower to change. A survey of 117 leading companies released in August by the US-China Business Council found that business optimism had reached record lows, but US corporations remained overwhelmingly profitable in China, which is still home to the world’s most expansive ecosystem of factories and a lucrative consumer market. Eight percent of the surveyed companies reported moving segments of their...

03/14/2022
“There’s the law of unintended consequences,” US-China Business Council President Craig Allen told Xinhua earlier this week,...
03/08/2022
“The administration has probably been watching the chances of congressional passage of an outbound investment review provision...
03/07/2022
For people in the US, a popular misconception is that American business expansion in China has led to fewer American jobs,...
03/02/2022
The report mainly covers a “litany of well-known issues” yet offers no solutions, said Douglas Barry, communications vice-...
03/02/2022
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council (USCBC), urged Beijing and Washington to reestablish a formal mechanism...
03/02/2022
US consumers have benefited from lower prices, and US companies have profited immensely from access to China’s market. In a...
03/02/2022
In a 2021 survey of 107 US enterprises doing business in China, conducted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC), 95 percent...
02/23/2022
Rory Murphy is now VP of government affairs at the US-China Business Council. He previously was a lobbyist and attorney at...
02/22/2022
“We can’t leave China, because China represents in some industries up to 50 percent of global demand and we have intense, deep...
02/22/2022
Even though China is currently the US' third largest trader, exports from the US to China supports millions of jobs in the US,...
02/22/2022
"The trade war with China hurt the US economy and failed to achieve major policy goals outlined by the Trump administration,"...
02/16/2022
Candidates’ arguments about China’s malign impact on Missouri’s economy aren’t supported by the data. Missouri’s goods’ exports...
02/15/2022
Whatever these goals turn out to be, some feedback is already happening. As the US-China Business Council reports, both sides...
02/10/2022
Consider Washington's treatment of purchase commitments as a way of sidestepping its own responsibility to lift tariffs. For...
02/08/2022
According to the US-China Business Council, the main reason US lawmakers do not oppose tariffs is because of an anti-China mood...
02/08/2022
“I’m sure both sides are looking at various things they can do ratchet up pressure on the other,” said Doug Barry,...
02/08/2022
Trade ties between the world's two largest economies are likely to remain on back burner as China focuses on Winter Olympics...
02/04/2022
Consider the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which formalizes standards after discussions by technical...
02/04/2022
However, the latest data, as compiled by the Peterson Institute of International Economics, reveal Beijing is still well short...
02/01/2022
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said that during the last year "we saw continued strong top-line...

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