Press Releases

01/14/2021

As the Biden administration takes the reins of US trade policy, the question of what to do with existing tariffs on Chinese goods in the long term remains up in the air. According to a new report from Oxford Economics and the US-China Business Council, the answer is clear—even a moderate reduction in tariffs would lead to an additional $160 billion in real GDP and 145,000 additional US jobs by 2025. Failing to put an end to the festering trade war—or worse, pursuing significant decoupling with China—...

01/06/2021

The American business community supports the administration’s efforts to protect American citizens’ privacy and data. The US-China Business Council (USCBC) understands that President Trump’s January 5 executive order regarding transactions with mobile applications aims to achieve this goal. However, it is vital that this executive order be scoped and enforced in such a way that protects US citizens’ legitimate interests, but does not unnecessarily harm US company competitiveness in international markets...

12/08/2020

On December 6, USCBC member company leaders held a virtual meeting with Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi to discuss China’s perspectives on the bilateral relationship. Wang laid out recommendations for improving US-China relations moving forward and discussed the Phase One trade agreement, China’s new development paradigm of Dual Circulation, and facilitating essential business travel between the two countries.

08/23/2019
WASHINGTON, DC - August 23, 2019 - President Trump today tweeted a response to China’s announcement that it would retaliate...
08/02/2019
WASHINGTON, DC - August 1, 2019 - The US-China Business Council (USCBC) is disappointed that the Trump administration has...
07/31/2019
WASHINGTON - July 31, 2019 - Following the conclusion of the 12th round of US-China bilateral trade negotiations in Shanghai,...
07/01/2019
WASHINGTON - June 29, 2019 - The US-China Business Council and its members are pleased that the United States and China have...
06/18/2019
WASHINGTON, DC: The US-China Business Council (USCBC) announced the election of officers and board members, including Evan...
05/14/2019
WASHINGTON - May 14, 2019 - The US-China Business Council is disappointed that both the US and Chinese governments have chosen...
05/10/2019
WASHINGTON - May 10, 2019 - While there are likely many outstanding issues that need to be worked out, it appears that the...
05/01/2019
Contact in Washington, DC: Doug Barry ([email protected]; 202-429-0340)   Contact in Beijing: Jake Parker ([email protected]
04/05/2019
(New York, NY/Washington, DC) April 5, 2019 - Chinese and US company executives are cautiously optimistic on future prospects...
02/15/2019
In response to the White House’s statement about this week’s negotiations in Beijing, US-China Business Council (USCBC)...
02/01/2019
WASHINGTON - January 31, 2019 - In response to the White House’s statement about this week’s negotiations in Washington, US-...
01/09/2019
WASHINGTON - January 9, 2019 - In response to the US Trade Representative's statement about recent negotiations in Beijing, US-...
10/11/2018
BEIJING, October 11, 2018 – The US-China Business Council (USCBC) concluded today its annual board delegation to China, where...
10/11/2018
BEIJING, October 11, 2018 -- The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the China Council for the Promotion of International...
09/24/2018
WASHINGTON, DC, September 24, 2018 - In response to the imposition of new rounds of tariffs by both the United States and China...
09/18/2018
WASHINGTON, DC, September 18, 2018 – American companies face significant challenges in their business operations with China,...
09/18/2018
WASHINGTON, DC, September 18, 2018 - "The Administration is correct to focus on market access, intellectual property rights,...
07/11/2018
WASHINGTON, DC, July 11, 2018 - In response to Tuesday's announcement by the Office of the US Trade Representative of its plans...
07/06/2018
WASHINGTON, DC, July 6, 2018 - In response to today’s imposition of US and Chinese tariffs on $34 billion in imports to each...
06/27/2018
WASHINGTON, DC, June 27, 2018 - In response to this morning’s presidential announcement about investment restrictions, US-China...

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