22 November, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are expected to meet at the G-20 summit in Argentina discuss trade. William Zarit of the American Chamber of Commerce in China weighs in.

21 November, 2018
Foreign Policy

"No one wants to be the idiot that relocates all the factories today and then finds out tomorrow that the trade war is over,” William Zarit, the chamber’s chairman told me. “But the longer it goes on, the smarter that decision appears. I expect we’ll see increases in the numbers of people thinking about relocation [in our next survey], but, again, I...

19 November, 2018
South China Morning Post

At the same forum, William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, said Beijing might announce more policies when the top leadership gathered next month to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the country’s reform and opening up.

He said that if China could swiftly introduce “comprehensive and sweeping” policies it would “get us...

19 November, 2018

A spokesperson for the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing also told CNBC that U.S. companies are staying in China, but they are looking to diversify where their components come from or products are assembled.

Nearly two-thirds of respondents to a survey by the chamber said they are not relocating or considering such a move. Only 13 out of more...

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