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."

02/04/2020
US-China Business Council president Craig Allen says taking care of American citizens in China is the main priority.
01/31/2020
The global economy remains heavily dependent on China, but many companies have already reduced their dependence on and...
01/31/2020
“Our members are dealing with varying degrees of disruption in their businesses, including supply chain issues, temporary...
01/29/2020
“Our members are dealing with varying degrees of disruption in their businesses, including supply chain issues, temporary...
01/28/2020
"Depending on the sector, there may be some disruption in supply chains, especially in or near the epicenter of the epidemic,"...
01/28/2020
“We should be sympathetic and helpful and recall that no one is invulnerable,” said Craig Allen, the president of the US-China...
01/28/2020
Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, said his organization also welcomes Phase I. "The agreement opens up...
01/27/2020
More recently, a survey by the US-China Business Council found that only 20 percent of its member companies were “optimistic...
01/21/2020
USCBC Sr. VP Jake Parker took a few minutes to explain some of the details of the Phase One trade deal on the Trade Talks...
01/21/2020
US-China Business Council President Craig Allen: “This is an encouraging first step that should benefit many of our members…We...
01/21/2020
Business groups have stopped short of calling those targets unachievable. But they have made clear they may never be met.“ This...
01/21/2020
The China-US phase-one economic and trade agreement will not only benefit the US business community but also support China's...
01/17/2020
“I definitely think that it’s a concern in that it distracts my kids from class,” said Anna Ashton of the US-China Business...
01/17/2020
Noting that there's a lot of excitement in the US business community, US-China Business Council President Craig Allen told...
01/17/2020
China has made "significant commitments" in the deal, Jake Parker, vice-president at the US-China Business Council, said in an...
01/17/2020
“The work isn’t done yet,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council. “Implementation of the agreement will...
01/16/2020
“If we make significant progress, that would be a very good thing,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business...
01/16/2020
China has made “significant commitments” in the deal, Jake Parker, vice president at the US-China Business Council, said in an...
01/16/2020
“If we make significant progress, that would be a very good thing,” said Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business...
01/16/2020
When meeting with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, US Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas Donohue and US-China Business...

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