China

Trends and Challenges Facing Companies in China:

  • China is the United States’ second largest trading partner, has the world’s second largest GDP and is a critical player in the world economy.
  • Despite being an important trading partner, trade-restrictive requirements persist for USCIB members doing business in China, including on government procurement, burdensome restrictions on the cross-border flow of data and continued intellectual property violations in audiovisual, software, agriculture biotechnology and chemicals.

USCIB’s Response:

  • Advocate U.S. business views on China’s progress toward implementing its WTO accession obligations, specifically with USTR and the U.S. government interagency Trade Policy Staff Committee, while supporting the current work on the U.S.-China Bilateral Investment Treaty.
  • Provide a forum for business representatives, U.S. government officials and China experts from multilateral institutions to advance projects in high priority areas to the U.S. business community.
  • Engage U.S. business in government-to-government processes, including the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade and the Strategic and Economic Dialogue.
  • Monitor legislative and regulatory developments in the National People’s Congress and the central government in China.
  • With our sister business organizations in China—the China Chamber of International Commerce (ICC China) and the China Enterprise Confederation (IOE China)—we address top issues facing U.S. companies engaged in trade and investment with China.

Magnifying Your Voice with USCIB:

  • USCIB is the only U.S. business association formally affiliated with the world’s three largest business organizations where we work with business leaders across the globe to extend our reach to influence policymakers in key international markets to American business.
  • Build consensus with like-minded industry peers and participate in off-the-record briefings with policymakers both home and abroad.

Positions and Statements

USCIB Releases Statement on China’s WTO Commitments, Urges Bilateral and Plurilateral Dialogue - In response to an annual request by the United States Trade Representative for comments on China’s compliance with WTO commitments
USCIB Urges Ongoing US-China Negotiations - Washington, D.C., August 13, 2019 – In response to President Trump’s announcement earlier today to delay implementation of a ten

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News Stories

Hampl Provides Testimony at Interagency Committee on China’s WTO Compliance (10/8/2019) - Following USCIB’s annual submission to the U.S. Trade Representative regarding China’s compliance with its WTO commitments, USCIB Senior Director for
USCIB Releases Statement on China’s WTO Commitments, Urges Bilateral and Plurilateral Dialogue (9/24/2019) - In response to an annual request by the United States Trade Representative for comments on China’s compliance with WTO commitments

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Press Releases

USCIB Urges Ongoing US-China Negotiations (8/14/2019) - Washington, D.C., August 13, 2019 – In response to President Trump’s announcement earlier today to delay implementation of a ten

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Nobody Wins in Escalation of U.S.-China Trade Fight, Says USCIB (5/9/2019) - USCIB appealed to the U.S. and China to ratchet down their trade fight after the latest U.S. move to raise

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Chair

Jianmei Feng
Executive Counsel, Public Policy
General Electric China

Staff

Eva Hampl
Director, Investment, Trade, and Financial Services
202-682-0051 or ehampl@uscib.org

Elizabeth Kim
Policy and Program Assistant
212-703-5095 or ekim@uscib.org

Subcommittee

China Environment Task Force

 

 

Staff Contact:   Eva Hampl

Senior Director, Investment, Trade and Financial Services
Tel: 202.682.0051

Eva Hampl coordinates USCIB work on investment and financial policy issues. She is responsible for issues management, policy development, secretariat support to relevant USCIB committees and participating in membership development activities. Before joining USCIB in 2014, Hampl completed a GE fellowship in its Global Government Affairs and Policy division. Prior to her fellowship she served as a trade associate with the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance.
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