USCBC in the News

07/02/2020

Doug Barry, the spokesperson for The US-China Business Council (USCBC), a private organization with the mission of promoting trade between the two countries, said there are companies that are concerned about the abuse of leadership positions by China, but so far he has not heard any examples of this happening. "Most international standards-setting bodies have strong due process, which makes it difficult for stakeholders to abuse leadership positions to force proposals through or block proposals," Barry...

07/02/2020

The US-China Business Council said Wednesday’s advisory is a useful reminder on safeguarding supply chains. “Most of our member companies have maintained a clear and consistent policy forbidding all of their suppliers from engaging in forced labour activities,” said Jacob Parker, the group’s senior vice-president. Parker added that forced labour is a global problem that governments, labour groups, companies and civic society need to tackle cooperatively. “Only through a collaboration of that magnitude,...

07/02/2020

"I suspect that it will have an impact at the margin. But I would not expect that to be overly large. Businesses are not ideological, and businesses will go where there is security, stability, safety, and a good market. And China is a very large and important market."

02/14/2020
Anna Ashton, senior director of government affairs at the US-China Business Council, discusses how American companies are...
02/14/2020
“Everything was supposed to be back to normal by now,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. “It’s not...
02/14/2020
A batch of US medical supplies, including 2 million masks, will be shipped to Wuhan, the epicenter of the novel coronavirus...
02/14/2020
President of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) Craig Allen announced last Thursday that China was set on timing its...
02/14/2020
The US-China Business Council (USCBC) announced that, along with the National Committee on US-China Relations and the George H...
02/14/2020
US business leaders operating in China say President Trump’s “Phase One” trade deal can still work, despite the massive...
02/14/2020
A survey released Thursday by the U.S.-China Business Council found that only around 20 percent of member companies that were...
02/12/2020
"Many companies were unprepared for this level of event and hadn’t really thought that a shutdown of a significant proportion...
02/12/2020
"That's absolutely true" that IP framework between the US and China needs to become clearer, Craig Allen, president of the US-...
02/12/2020
China’s economic appeal is far from over, at least according to a 2019 member survey of the US-China Business Council (USCBC...
02/11/2020
US-China Business Council members are in “crisis mode” as China continues to battle the coronavirus outbreak, which has caused...
02/10/2020
US businesses "remain bullish" on China despite the novel coronavirus outbreak, a spokesperson for the US-China Business...
02/07/2020
Despite a bitter and protracted trade war with China, US-based multinational companies are pledging millions of dollars to...
02/07/2020
Among region, Asia Pacific region is expected to exhibit highest growth rate over the forecast period, owing to increased...
02/07/2020
Containing the coronavirus outbreak is "in the common interest of both the United States and China," and it is an "appropriate...
02/06/2020
China took a “few positive steps” to revise the draft of its export control law but should address several key areas of...
02/05/2020
Local governments have also formulated their own announcements based on the law, according to Matthew Margulies, vice president...
02/05/2020
Travel to and from China is critical for several Minnesota companies, such as Medtronic, Ecolab, Hormel, Cargill, Target and...
02/04/2020
That means trans-Pacific airfreight shipments will be limited for at least two months even if Chinese factories return to...
02/04/2020
China was the sixth biggest export market for Connecticut goods in 2017, according to the US-China Business Council. It...

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