USCBC in the News

09/22/2021

Anna Ashton, Vice President for Government Affairs at the US-China Business Council discusses the Evergrande crisis. She spoke to Bloomberg's David Westin.

09/22/2021

We found that most US companies adopted an apolitical strategy. They didn’t exit China, but also didn’t put public pressure on Washington to roll back the tariffs. Even though 63 percent of US multinationals in our sample were adversely impacted by the trade war, only 22 percent chose to voice opposition and 7 percent chose to exit China. The majority (65 percent) did neither. Many of the multinationals we coded as “voicing opposition” did so through associations such as the US-China Business Council...

09/15/2021

More than 30 US trade groups, including the US Chamber of Commerce and the US-China Business Council (USCBC), have recently called on the US government to remove the "costly and burdensome tariffs," which they say are hurting American companies, consumers and the overall economy. "The Administration can take immediate steps to relieve increasing inflationary pressures and rising prices for all Americans by reducing these tariffs," the trade groups said last month in a letter to US Treasury Secretary...

02/19/2021
The trade war has cost US consumers and businesses dearly. According to a study commissioned by the US–China Business Council...
02/16/2021
Then there’s another larger impact on the international business environment as 86% of companies in the US-China Business...
02/12/2021
US-China Business Council senior director Anna Ashton explains why the ban is 'unsurprising.'
02/11/2021
On several other fronts, policy watchers don’t expect reversals of orders but rather more clarity. That includes the order...
02/09/2021
Furthermore, while equity restrictions form a formidable barrier to market access, they are hardly the only one. Foreign...
02/09/2021
"The trade war with China hurt the US economy and failed to achieve major policy goals," a recent study commissioned by the US...
02/08/2021
"Rather than benefiting the economy, it has reduced US economic growth and employment, resulting in an estimated peak loss of...
02/08/2021
Back in 2017, the China-US trade relationship supported roughly 2.6 million jobs in the United States across a range of...
02/08/2021
According to a recent business report of the US-China Business Council, the trade war with China has caused a peak loss of 245,...
02/08/2021
US Senator Maria Cantwell, a Democrat from Washington state, which relies on China as a major market for its exports,...
02/08/2021
How exactly has America gained from former President Trump’s much-discussed trade war with the world’s second-largest economy?...
02/08/2021
A US-China Business Council report claims that higher import duties cost 245,000 US jobs – tariffs are ultimately paid through...
02/08/2021
Doug Barry, spokesman for the US-China Business Council, told a news agency it made sense for the Biden team to review the...
02/04/2021
White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki recently said the Biden administration is approaching China issues “from a position of...
02/03/2021
"The trade war with China hurt the US economy and failed to achieve major policy goals," a recent study commissioned by the US-...
02/03/2021
More than 91 percent of US companies surveyed by the US-China Business Council in 2020 said their China operations were...
02/02/2021
Doug Barry, a spokesman for the US-China Business Council, downplayed concerns about any imminent cancellation of the current...
02/02/2021
This sparked concern that the Biden administration could walk away from the Phase One agreement, but Doug Barry, spokesman for...
02/02/2021
According to the Member Survey conducted by the US-China Business Council last year, 91 percent of the US companies surveyed...
02/02/2021
According to the Member Survey conducted by the US-China Business Council last year, 91 percent of US companies surveyed...

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