另外，中国美国商会(American Chamber of Commerce in China)周四对102家会员企业的调查发现，受近期的新冠疫情影响，44%的受访企业减少或推迟了在华投资计划，凸显出中国政府的动态清零抗疫政策给外企带来的压力。
US firms in China saw an improvement in output and logistics in June from May, according to a survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in China, but the situation was still not back to normal.
“As before, we urge the government to seek an even more optimal balance between pandemic prevention, economic development and opening up of the country,” said Colm Rafferty, AmCham China’s chairman.
An AmCham China survey showed on Thursday supply chains received some relief in June, with fewer companies reporting COVID disruptions but an overwhelming 98% of firms in the poll still experiencing a negative impact from COVID on their business.
[South China Morning Post] US firms in China praise quarantine cut, but coronavirus restrictions still weigh heavy on confidence
US companies in China have reported marginal improvements in business conditions, but inconsistent coronavirus restrictions across the country continue to pose a challenge to supply chains and production, the American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham China) said on Thursday.
“Each of these measures is a step in the right direction, but more streamlining is needed,” said Colm Rafferty, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in China.
[The Straits Times] China eases certain entry requirements for foreigners, a tiny step amid ‘zero-Covid’ policy
Pre-departure testing for people headed to China has eased slightly in several countries in recent weeks. “Each of these measures is a step in the right direction, but more streamlining is needed,” said Mr Colm Rafferty, chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in China.
AmCham China confirmed China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is in the process of removing the requirement to obtain a PU letter, or invitation letter, before applying for certain types of visas at relevant Chinese embassies or consulates abroad, according to a notice AmCham China sent to its members seen by the Global Times on Friday.