30 May, 2018
Caixin Global

U.S. businesses in China expressed disapproval of the White House announcement.

“Overall tariffs are very blunt instrument to address very serious and very complex problems and for trade investment relationships,” Lester Ross, chairman of the policy committee of the Beijing-based American Chamber of Commerce in China, told reporters at a briefing...

30 May, 2018

William Zarit, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, said the U.S. threat of tariffs appeared to have been “somewhat effective”.

“I don’t think it is only a tactic, personally,” he told reporters on Wednesday, adding that the group does not view tariffs as the best way to address the trade frictions.

“The thinking became that...

30 May, 2018

William Zarit, the chairman of the US Chamber of Commerce in China, said it would be a disappointment if the latest round of talks continued to focus on the trade deficit or prioritised the needs of certain sectors “without getting to the essence of the difference in our systems”.

In its latest white paper on American business in China released on...

30 May, 2018

American companies in China are more optimistic and confident in growth, thanks to the continuous efforts by the Chinese government to improve business environment for foreign companies.

That’s according to the 2018 American Business in China White Paper released by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham China) on Wednesday morning.

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