USCBC in the News

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...

02/19/2020

The leadership from the top over the last three American presidencies has steadily pushed US public opinion from being friendly towards China in the direction of hostility. Intellectual property theft is a widely used reason for giving China a hard time. Yet in a recent survey made by the US-China Business Council intellectual property protection ranked sixth on a list of pressing concerns among American companies which trade with China. In 2014 China created its first specialized court to handle...

12/14/2013
Louisiana’s trade with China has exploded. The U.S. China Business Council says the state’s exports to China have grown from $...
12/05/2013
The U.S. is urging China to fulfill its economic reform promises and create an even playing field for all businesses following...
12/05/2013
During his whirlwind six-day tour of Asia, vice president Joseph Biden stopped in Beijing on Thursday and told business leaders...
12/05/2013
Vice President Joe Biden, speaking in Beijing before flying to Seoul on an Asian trip, expressed U.S. concerns about China's...
12/05/2013
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said China should expand press freedoms and ease policies that punish U.S. news organizations for...
12/04/2013
USCBC CELEBRATES 40 YEARS: The U.S.-China Business Council is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year with a Wednesday gala...
12/04/2013
Washington has long championed science-based safety standards for trade, so that "consumer protection" doesn't become a redoubt...
12/04/2013
Two Ames residents will embark Sunday on a 10-day trip to China to explore the country’s trade relationship with Iowa...
12/02/2013
China's economic slowdown is reaching bottom, but prospects for a rebound next year look dim amid an expected drop in the...
11/22/2013
Laid-off cabinet makers in Smyth County might soon find work again, now that a Chinese furniture manufacturer is opening the...
11/21/2013
As Chinese join Western multinational corporations in their country and Chinese State-owned enterprises, the workforce is...
11/14/2013
China represents about 10% of the global technology market, and accounts for 15% to 20% of global hardware demand, according to...
11/04/2013
China’s new leadership is less than a year old, but starting on Saturday it plans to take bigger steps towards a more open...
11/01/2013
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang on Friday pledged to improve the commercial environment and called for closer ties between...
10/31/2013
Board members of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) are in China to press senior government officials and business leaders...
10/27/2013
Companies from IBM to Starbucks are struggling with new obstacles in China as Communist Party officials tussle over the...
10/04/2013
The Chinese export market is booming for U.S. companies, and as China’s middle class grows, so will opportunities for American...
09/07/2013
American companies’ enthusiasm for investing in China has been dampened by a combination of policy uncertainty, an economic...

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