China

The Chamber's China team helps bolster the U.S.-China economic and commercial relationship in a number of key areas and industries, including intellectual property rights, capital markets, and environmental reform.

The China program addresses challenges in the emerging areas of Chinese standards, competition, government procurement, and patent policies. It conducts programs with Chinese and U.S. government, corporate, and association stakeholders on the important role of American business in China's efforts to build an innovative economy. 

The China program works to build a platform to facilitate sustained dialogue and information sharing between U.S. and Chinese stakeholders in the area of corporate citizenship.

The China program manages a Greater China Initiative, consisting of an array of programs, including dialogues such as the Hong Kong-United States Business Council, and activities focused on increasing trade and investment between the United States, Taiwan, and Mongolia.

Recent Activity

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

Lift the tariffs, and restart trade talks with China now

Amid all the talk of a possible recession, it’s important for everyone to remember this: Economic expansions do not die of natural causes. They often die because of missteps and policy mistakes. And the biggest mistake our leaders could make right now — putting our economy at greater risk of a downturn — is to stoke further uncertainty.

Op EdOct 18, 2019 - 3:00pm

The trade deal Trump and Xi should agree on at G20

By: Myron Brilliant All eyes will be on President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping when they meet this week at the G20 summit in Japan. The stakes couldn't be higher. This summit offers an important chance to stave off a prolonged trade war between the world's two largest economies, one that would throw the entire global economy into a tailspin.

Press ReleaseOct 11, 2019 - 5:00pm

Statement on U.S.-China Phase One Trade Agreement

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Myron Brilliant, Executive Vice President and Head of International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to President Trump's announcement that the U.S. and China have reached a phase one agreement:

SpeechSep 10, 2019 - 5:15am

Myron Brilliant Remarks at U.S.-China Economic Dialogue in Beijing

U.S.-China Economic Dialogue  Remarks byMyron BrilliantBeijing, ChinaSeptember 10, 2019As prepared for deliveryGood afternoon. We are meeting at an important time, this being the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China and the 40th anniversary of normalization of U.S.-China relations. 

Press ReleaseSep 10, 2019 - 5:15am

U.S. Chamber’s Brilliant Leads CEOs to China for High-Level Economic Dialogue

Calling for a Trade Deal Now to Address Legitimate Concerns and End Tariffs

Above the FoldSep 06, 2019 - 9:00am
Trade Ship, SC

Survey Finds Growing Concern about Tariffs among Fortune 500 Executives

The data add to mounting evidence that tariffs pose a major threat to economic growth.

Press ReleaseAug 13, 2019 - 11:30am

U.S. Chamber Statement on Administration’s Announcement to Delay Additional Chinese Tariffs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Neil Bradley, Executive Vice President and Chief Policy Officer, U.S. Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement today in response to the administration's announcement to delay its proposed ten percent tariff on imports from China.

Above the FoldAug 09, 2019 - 4:30pm
China and U.S. flags superimposed on shipping containers.

Quick Take: Your Primer on Trump’s China Tariffs

Tariffs fall squarely on the shoulders of American consumers, manufacturers, farmers, and ranchers.