Category: US-China Business Council

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

US Exports to China Rebound in 2010

Nearly all US states posted triple-digit export growth to China in 2010, and exports performed well in the first quarter of 2011.by US-China Business Council staffOverall US exports to China rose rapidly in 2010, increasing 32 percent over 2009, when...

/ July 1, 2011

Luncheon Honors PRC President Hu Jintao

PRC President Hu Jintao expressed confidence in the future of US-China relations at a luncheon co-hosted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the National Committee on US-China Relations. The January 20 luncheon in Washington, DC, also included speeches by...

/ April 1, 2011

Incremental Progress

by Robert Poole The first quarter of 2011 brought important developments that will affect the course of business in China for US companies. PRC President Hu Jintao made a state visit to the United States in January, helping set a...

/ April 1, 2011

Gala 2010 Features Secretary Albright

China’s leadership will be crucial to resolving global economic imbalances and political conflicts, former US Secretary of State Madeleine Albright said during a speech at the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 2010 Gala, held December 1 in Washington, DC. Nearly 350...

/ January 1, 2011