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...

12/07/2021
As the bill stands, any business importing items from the Uyghur majority Chinese region of Xinjiang would have to prove the...
12/06/2021
Speaking in Washington, Qin Gang, China’s ambassador to the US, said Beijing stood “ready” to expand economic cooperation in...
12/03/2021
China will cut to no more than 10 days the time required for approval of travel by US business executives, its ambassador to...
12/03/2021
Doug Barry, director of communications for the US-China Business Council, said hefty tariffs on billions of dollars' worth of...
12/03/2021
“I know you are concerned about resumption of business travel to China. Let me announce here that we are implementing President...
12/03/2021
China will cut to no more than 10 days the time required for approval of travel by US business executives, its ambassador to...
12/03/2021
China has pledged to reduce waiting times for businessmen seeking approval to travel to the country from the United States, its...
12/01/2021
The video conference came after the sixth plenary session of the 19th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the...
11/29/2021
“It’s critically important that the two sides have a stable, predictable and mutually beneficial trade agreement and investment...
11/29/2021
According to a report commissioned by the US-China Business Council in January, the trade war has cost the US 245,000 jobs,...
11/23/2021
America is seeing an unprecedented number of Bills in Congress that are aimed at China – not just a recent high but at least a...
11/23/2021
"What's not good, of course, is the tariffs.. it doesn't seem like they talked about that" Doug Barry of the US China Business...
11/23/2021
USCBC's Vice President for Government Affairs joins SupChina to talk about US exports to China.
11/23/2021
Meanwhile, a US-China Business Council survey in 2020 also found that 13 percent of companies said they had been asked by their...
11/19/2021
While intellectual property and trade-deal purchases could be low-hanging fruit in future negotiations, the US-China Business...
11/19/2021
Persistent issues that would dramatically improve economic relations were also off the table. According to Craig Allen,...
11/19/2021
In a letter to Biden officials sent ahead of the summit, multiple business groups, including the US-China Business Council and...
11/19/2021
The US-China Business Council stated in its Member Survey 2021 that a majority of the surveyed companies have maintained...
11/19/2021
In January, a US-China Business Council-commissioned study found that the trade war had cost 245,000 US jobs, while a reduction...
11/19/2021
Any push by lawmakers or the Biden administration to clamp down on US investment in China is likely to face stiff opposition...

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