Category: US-China Business Council

USCBC Board Meets Geithner and Zhang, Elects New Chair

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner met with the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) board of directors during its June 2 meeting at the Library of Congress. Geithner spoke on the results of the previous week’s Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in...

/ July 1, 2010

Is the Business Community Souring on China?

by John FrisbieWe have been hearing a lot lately in Washington about how the business community is “souring on China.” A closer look suggests that this characterization is exaggerated and needs a little context. By and large, companies are increasing...

/ March 1, 2010

PRC Ambassador, US Secretary of Commerce Speak at USCBC’s Forecast 2010

USCBC held its Forecast 2010 reception and conference in Washington, DC, in late January. Attended by leading US government officials, PRC government representatives, USCBC member company executives, conference speakers, and members of the think-tank and China-watching community, the evening reception...

/ March 1, 2010

USCBC Board Meets Senior PRC Officials in Beijing

A delegation of the US-China Business Council’s (USCBC) board of directors visited Beijing for meetings with the PRC government on November 4-5. USCBC Chair Andrew Liveris of the Dow Chemical Co. led the delegation, which included 10 other board directors...

/ January 1, 2010

USCBC President Meets PRC Leaders and Member Companies in China

US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie visited China during the week of September 21 and met with senior PRC officials in Beijing and Shanghai to raise several advocacy points on behalf of USCBC member companies. Frisbie also met with...

/ November 1, 2009

Survey Reveals Cautious Optimism

Companies responding to USCBC’s 2009 membership survey remain optimistic about China despite the economic recession’s sting.by US-China Business Council staffEach year, the US-China Business Council (USCBC) surveys its members on their views of their priorities when doing business with China....

/ November 1, 2009

First S&ED Concludes with Handshakes and a Roadmap

by John Frisbie and Erin Ennis The first meeting of the Obama administration’s Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) with China, held in Washington, DC, in late July, ended with a dinner co-hosted by the US-China Business Council (USCBC) that was...

/ September 1, 2009

USCBC Honors PRC Vice Premier Wang and State Councilor Dai

At the conclusion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) in late July, roughly 600 guests from the PRC delegation, US government, private sector, and think-tank community attended a reception and dinner honoring PRC Vice Premier Wang Qishan, State Councilor...

/ September 1, 2009

USCBC’s 36th Annual Membership Meeting

USCBC members gathered in Washington, DC, for the organization’s 36th Annual Membership Meeting. USTR Ambassador Ronald Kirk delivered the keynote speech on “US-China Trade Relations Today and Tomorrow,” in which he pledged to work with China to further open its...

/ July 1, 2009

Luncheon in Honor of PRC Foreign Affairs Minister Yang Jiechi

The US-China Business Council (USCBC) and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) co-hosted a luncheon in honor of China’s Foreign Affairs Minister Yang Jiechi, who was in Washington for meetings with officials from the US State Department and...

/ May 1, 2009