USCBC in the News

01/21/2021

“It’s reasonable to think some of the executive orders will be rolled back or the way they are interpreted and implemented will differ significantly versus what the Trump vision was,” says Anna Ashton, vice president of government affairs for the US-China Business Council.

01/21/2021

A year after the signing of a trade deal with the US, China has fulfilled only 52 percent of its commitment to greatly increase purchases of American goods, The Wall Street Journal reported. Additionally, a study commissioned by the US-China Business Council found that Trump’s tariffs have caused the loss of as many as 245,000 American jobs. … “The cost of shipping goods from China to Europe has more than quadrupled in the past eight weeks, hitting record highs as a shortage of empty containers stemming...

01/21/2021

The US-China Business Council, a group representing more than 230 large American companies operating in China, last week called on the Biden administration to roll back Trump's tariffs and "craft a more nuanced and effective trade policy toward China." The group, citing findings of research by Oxford Economics, said that gradually scaling back tariffs to 12% from the current 19% would produce an additional $169 billion in US GDP and create 145,000 additional American jobs by 2025.

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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