Category: US-China Business Council

Competition with Chinese Firms Tops Challenges for American Companies in China

 By Ellen Huber and Erin Ennis When nearly one year ago a US business executive received word that his company was flatly denied membership to one of China’s biggest industry specifications and standards associations, he was left with many troubling...

/ September 26, 2014

American Firms Troubled by China’s Antimonopoly Actions

Since the ramping up of enforcement, US companies doing business in China have been increasingly concerned about issues like fair treatment and due process By Ryan Ong and Ellen Huber From recent investigations in the auto parts industry to “dawn...

/ September 5, 2014

US Treasury Secretary ‘Optimistic’ on Upcoming S&ED Talks

By Elise Pietro and Andrew Gong Updated 9:50 am, 7/08/2014 Saying that China should focus on “actually opening markets,” US Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew discussed China’s economic reforms, a US-China bilateral investment treaty (BIT), cybersecurity, and other issues central to...

/ July 7, 2014

Why an Investment Treaty with China Matters

By John Frisbie We are starting to hear a lot about a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China. Here’s hoping we hear a lot more. The United States and China restarted BIT negotiations last summer when China agreed to include...

/ March 31, 2014

USCBC Honors Kissinger at 40th Anniversary Celebration

By Owen Haacke The United States and China “have a special obligation” to ensure global peace and stability, former Secretary of State and National Security Adviser Henry Kissinger said at the US-China Business Council’s 40th Anniversary Gala. “The great opportunity...

/ December 6, 2013

Companies Face Increasing Costs and Competition, but China Is Still a Top Priority

Persistent market barriers and a slowing economy have moderated corporate optimism toward the China market. By Christina Nelson China is still a top priority for American companies, but increasing costs, growing competition and market access barriers are causing a shift...

/ October 11, 2013

Exports Are Just the Beginning

By Erin Ennis The US-China Business Council (USCBC) recently released the latest update to its annual report on US goods exports to China by state. This year’s data continued to show an upswing in US exports to China. Total exports reached...

/ May 13, 2013

Audio: US-China Relations During President Obama’s Second Term

[soundcloud params=”auto_play=true&show_comments=true&color=0ac4ff”][/soundcloud] James Steinberg, former deputy secretary of State under President Barack Obama and now dean and professor at Syracuse University, spoke to business leaders at the US-China Business Council’s Forecast conference on Jan. 31 about the Obama administration’s approach...

/ March 15, 2013

Highlights from the US-China Business Council’s 40 Year History

The US-China Business Council celebrates its 40th anniversary this year. View a full timeline of the organization’s history and US-China relations since 1973 here or read more about USCBC’s anniversary in this January 2013 article.

/ January 1, 2013

40 Years and Beyond

Productive commercial relations continue to need USCBC’s leadership. by John Frisbie There is no doubt that the US-China commercial relationship has progressed since the US-China Business Council (USCBC)—then called the National Council for US-China Trade—opened its doors 40 years ago....

/ January 1, 2013