Category: US-China Business Council

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

USCBC Co-Hosts Dinner for PRC Premier Wen Jiabao

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the National Committee on US-China Relations (NCUSCR) hosted a reception and dinner at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York City in honor of PRC Premier Wen Jiabao on September 22. More than 400 government...

/ November 1, 2010

Do You Know the Deputy Chief Engineer of Bengbu’s Economic and Industry Commission?

by Julie WaltonMost US companies that invest in China do so to serve the country’s diverse customers, rather than to manufacture and export back to the United States, the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 2010 membership survey results show (see US...

/ November 1, 2010

Inside the Beltway: High Frustrations, Low Rhetoric, and a Bad Bill

by John FrisbieA columnist at the Washington Post in late September called the US-China Business Council (USCBC), an organization of roughly 220 US companies that employ more than 7 million Americans, “un-American” for opposing, in USCBC’s opinion, counterproductive tariff legislation...

/ November 1, 2010

US Companies Report Views of China Business Environment

USCBC’s 2010 membership survey results show companies experience continued growth—and rising protectionism concerns.by US-China Business Council staffThe results of the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) 2010 annual member survey show similar business and investment trends as in the past three surveys....

/ November 1, 2010