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...

01/31/2022
The US-China Business Council urged the Biden administration in late 2021 to dial back tariffs, but Biden responded on January...
01/31/2022
A Reception for the 2022 Chinese New Year of the Tiger, which is themed “A Vigorous Year of the Tiger, A Joyful Rendezvous for...
01/28/2022
“China is upset with efforts to increase export restrictions on US goods, block Chinese companies from accessing certain US...
01/25/2022
Trade relations between the US and China became suddenly more volatile when the administration of US President Donald Trump...
01/18/2022
“Will the Chinese be able to control it or not I think is a really important question,” said Craig Allen, the president of the...
01/13/2022
The US-China Business Council complains that the Chinese government has also dragged its feet in improving the transparency and...
01/10/2022
In a recent survey by the U.S. China Business Council (USBC), 45% of U.S. companies said they have felt pressure to make...
01/10/2022
A recent survey of 118 Japanese firms operating in China, published in the Sankei Shimbun, a daily newspaper in Japan, showed...
01/10/2022
The organisation said it joined hands with the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai and the US-China Business Council,...
01/03/2022
The US-China Business Council, a trade group that represents American companies with large Chinese operations, urged the US in...
01/03/2022
China is also pursuing complementary domestic reforms and working to strengthen its adherence to international rules and norms...
01/03/2022
A discussion with Craig Allen - President at US-China Business Council and Frank Lavin - CEO at Export Now; former...
01/03/2022
Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy was the Distinguished Honoree at the 2021 U.S.-China Business Council Gala held on December 2 in...
12/21/2021
The inclusion of Huawei and other Chinese enterprises on the U.S. Entity List -- basically a national security blacklist -- has...
12/17/2021
The greatest opportunity is to get the commercial relationship back on track because it greatly benefits American jobs and...
12/17/2021
Although parts of the US business community are reported to have lobbied against the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act, the US...
12/17/2021
Whatever those goals turn out to be, some recoupling is already happening. As the US-China Business Council reports, after the...
12/09/2021
On a separate panel, Anna Ashton, vice-president for government affairs at the US-China Business Council, noted that China is...
12/08/2021
"Business travel restrictions have been a top priority for many of our members and AmCham China has therefore worked hard on...
12/08/2021
“Details matter, and we’re eager to know how the current lengthy time in quarantine might be altered [and] what does the...

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