WASHINGTON—September 13, 2021—Despite an ongoing trade conflict and a worsening political relationship, commercial ties between the United States and China remain strong, said Chinese Ambassador to the United States Qin Gang during a meeting with board members of the US-China Business Council earlier today.
Today, US-China Business Council (USCBC) President Craig Allen welcomed David Thomas as senior vice president in the Washington, DC, office. “We’re thrilled to have David, who has deep experience and substantial accomplishments in business association leadership and international policy,” Allen said, noting that USCBC is growing rapidly while dealing with a challenging period in the bilateral relationship. “The next few years will be crucial in determining the direction of the relationship, affecting...
USCBC was honored to be one of the first business organizations to meet with Chinese Ambassador Qin Gang. USCBC President Craig Allen spoke with Ambassador Qin for close to an hour, covering a wide range of trade, investment, and economic topics. They agreed that outstanding issues should be addressed through dialogue and cooperation.