31 May, 2018
The Wall Street Journal

Lester Ross, a lawyer who heads the policy committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, said Tuesday's announcement from Washington, while surprising, is another in a series of moves and countermoves.

"It is fundamentally a negotiating step," Mr. Ross—unrelated to Wilbur Ross—said at a news conference where the Chamber released an annual...

31 May, 2018
Financial Times

“We actually haven’t had any tariffs [imposed yet],” William Zarit, head of the American Chamber of Commerce in China said at a briefing on Wednesday. “It’s still about the threat of tariffs.”

31 May, 2018
Financial Times

Lester Ross, head of the policy committee at the American Chamber of Commerce in China and a partner at Wilmer Hale, described Mr Trump’s tariff threat as “fundamentally a negotiating step in advance of the next round of trade talks”.

30 May, 2018
The Washington Post

Some observers spied strategy at play in the Trump team’s latest tack toward hawkishness. As this thinking goes, the administration is turning up the heat to maximize leverage ahead of a trip that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is leading to Beijing at the end of the week. Lester Ross, a top policy hand for the American Chamber of Commerce in China,...

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