05 November, 2018

The expo is “likely not a huge benefit or attraction for U.S. companies,” said the chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, William Zarit, in an email.

“Many may be attending because they think it is politically smart,” said Zarit. “However, unless some of the protectionist trade barriers currently in place are changed, it won’t make...

02 November, 2018

Moreover, the blow to U.S. companies has already been “clear and far reaching,” according to a joint survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham Beijing) and AmCham Shanghai, with over 60% of companies surveyed saying the tariffs have harmed their operations. The report quotes AmCham Shanghai Chairman Eric Zheng as saying:

If almost...

02 November, 2018

"There have been some moves in the direction of opening up and that's good and that's welcome, but it's really really small," said William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing and senior counselor at The Cohn Group, a consulting firm. He noted that general services, logistics, medical devices and construction are some areas...

02 November, 2018
Global Times

US companies still maintain a high level of interest both in trade with Chinese companies and investment in China, although the tariffs are certainly impacting the picture, the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) said in a statement it sent to the Global Times on Friday.

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