Category: US-China Business Council

USCBC Board Elects Procter & Gamble CEO As Chair, Welcomes Incoming Directors

US-China Business Council (USCBC) members in June welcomed Robert A. McDonald, chairman, president, and CEO of the Procter & Gamble Co., as USCBC chair at a reception in Washington, DC. In addition to McDonald, USCBC President John Frisbie on June...

/ July 1, 2012

The United States and China in a G-Zero World

by Ian Bremmer Editor’s note: In his book, Every Nation for Itself: Winners and Losers in a G-Zero World, Ian Bremmer argues that the world has entered a period of transition. The United States, Japan, and Europe no longer have the desire or...

/ July 1, 2012

Procter & Gamble CEO Takes on New Role as USCBC Board Chair

As a key player in the US-China relationship, P&G’s Robert McDonald hopes closer relations between the two countries will result in economic growth and higher living standards for Chinese citizens. With annual revenues of more than $6 billion in greater...

/ July 1, 2012

USCBC Hosts Luncheon Honoring PRC Vice President Xi Jinping

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the National Committee on US-China Relations co-hosted a luncheon on February 15 to honor PRC Vice President Xi Jinping. Vice President Xi addressed nearly 600 corporate and policy leaders and 200 members of the...

/ April 1, 2012

USCBC Gala Features White House Chief of Staff

The US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 2011 Gala, held on December 7 at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, DC, featured White House Chief of Staff William Daley as the keynote speaker. Nearly 400 people attended the event, which was co-sponsored by...

/ January 1, 2012

Ten Years of WTO Membership

Gains for China and the US, but More Must Be Doneby John FrisbieThis column is adapted from a speech US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie delivered at a panel with PRC Minister of Commerce Chen Deming and Ambassador to...

/ October 1, 2011

Vice Presidents Biden, Xi Attend Roundtable Co-Hosted by USCBC

US and PRC Vice Presidents Joe Biden and Xi Jinping met with senior business leaders from both countries at a roundtable co-hosted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC), the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, and the American...

/ October 1, 2011

Domestic Innovation and Government Procurement Policies

New developments indicate China is moving to delink its innovation and government procurement policies.by US-China Business Council StaffIndigenous innovation, a policy concept that the PRC government developed to boost the creation and commercialization of home-grown ideas and technology, is an...

/ October 1, 2011

When the World’s Factory Hikes Prices

by Julie Walton US-based executives have been streaming into Shanghai for global strategy meetings this year. Because China is increasingly the market in which US-China Business Council (USCBC) member companies see significant growth—more than 90 percent of membership survey respondents...

/ July 1, 2011

Transparency in China: A Work in Progress

The PRC government has made strides to boost regulatory transparency, but progress remains inconsistent.by Francesca BaruffiRegulatory transparency consistently ranks as one of the top concerns of US companies in China, according to annual US-China Business Council (USCBC) membership surveys. Because...

/ July 1, 2011