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US Companies Favor the Phase One Deal, Split on Section 301

US companies are generally pleased with the Phase One trade agreement, according to a member survey by the US-China Business Council (USCBC), a Washington-based trade association of companies that do business in China. The survey results show 78 percent of respondents having a favorable view of the deal, as it halts tariff increases and stabilizes the bilateral relationship. Only 12 percent hold a negative view of the agreement. “Companies view the agreement as a glass slightly more than half full,”...

How do major US companies feel about the Phase One trade deal?

WASHINGTON, February 10, 2020  - The US-China Business Council (USCBC) would like to invite you to our Washington, DC offices for a press conference on the results of our member company survey on the Phase One trade deal. The event will be held at 10:00am on Thursday, February 13 and will last around a half hour.

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COVID-19: Pandemic's impact on US economy

CRAIG ALLEN, PRESIDENT US-China Business Council "The Covid-19 spread has had an extremely negative impact on the US economy. Probably most importantly, there is a huge amount of uncertainty. We don't know how the spread of the COVID-19 will be, and don't know how long it will last. As you said, there is a risk of recession. I think that's very real."

White House Weighs Tariff Delay

Leading business groups including the US Chamber of Commerce, the National Association of Manufacturers and the US-China Business Council have pressed the administration to roll back tariffs permanently as part of its emergency economic response.

Experts call for collective global response against COVID-19 impact

Craig Allen, president of the US-China Business Council, underscored the huge amount of uncertainty of this outbreak in his speech at Wednesday's seminar, which focused on the world economy under the COVID-19 pandemic. It is neither known how widespread COVID-19 will be, nor how long it will last, said Allen. He stressed that the recession risk is "very real," citing temporary business closures, lay-offs of hundreds of thousands of workers, and volatility in the US financial market.