05 April, 2018
CNBC

Speaking on "Squawk Box" on Thursday, Zarit said: "We have to keep in mind that these are the two largest trading countries in the world, we are very intertwined, and we rely a lot on each other for economic benefit."

"Tariffs are a blunt instrument and there will be a lot of, what we feel is, counterproductive results actually hurting U.S. consumers...

05 April, 2018
CGTN - Video

As the world’s two largest economies edge closer to a trade war, William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China cautioned against taking the battle beyond words. “Now we are in a situation where the US and China have threatened to put tariffs on each other’s goods,” says Zarit. "But we have to also remember that at this point it’s...

04 April, 2018
Associated Press

"U.S. companies at this point would like to see robust communication between the US government and the Chinese government and serious negotiation on both sides, hopefully to avoid a trade war," said the chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, William Zarit.

"I can only hope that we solve our differences as soon as possible to avoid...

04 April, 2018
The Washington Post

William Zarit told The Associated Press in an interview Wednesday that proposed tit-for-tat tariff hikes by both sides would first hit global stock markets.

Zarit said he still hopes Washington and Beijing will not follow through on their threats. Instead they should work toward a “serious negotiation.”

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