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

Press ReleaseFeb 26, 2020 - 3:30pm

U.S. Chamber Strongly Supports Coronavirus Czar, Data-Based Guidance to Protect Public Health and Limit Economic Impact

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce CEO Thomas J. Donohue today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. government’s response to the Coronavirus.

Above the FoldJan 27, 2020 - 9:00am
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Two Big Wins for U.S. Trade

Completion of USMCA and the  Phase 1 deal with China mean big things to American business.

Press ReleaseJan 15, 2020 - 12:00pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Welcomes Signing of Phase 1 Trade Agreement Between the U.S. and China

Today, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed the signing of a Phase 1 trade deal between the U.S. and Chinese governments.

CommentJan 10, 2020 - 3:45pm

U.S. Chamber of Commerce ICTS Supply Chain Comments

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce (Chamber) respectfully submits the following comments in response to the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (Department) request for comment on the proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13873 (EO), Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services Supply Chain (rulemaking or proposal). This proposal would provide the U.S. government with the authority to intervene in, block, and unwind certain information and communications technology and service (ICTS) transactions on national security grounds.

CommentJan 10, 2020 - 3:45pm

Multi Association Letter - ICTS Supply Chain Proposed Rule

The undersigned associations respectfully submit this letter on behalf of our member companies regarding the U.S. Department of Commerce’s (“Department” or “Commerce”) proposed rule to implement Executive Order 13873, Securing the Information and Communications Technology and Services (“ICTS”) Supply Chain (“proposed rule” or “proposal”). As written, the proposed rule would provide the U.S. government with the authority to intervene in, block, and unwind certain ICTS transactions on national security grounds. As longtime partners in the U.S. government’s efforts to provide national security while strengthening our economy and technology leadership, we welcome the opportunity to share an overview of our members’ views on the proposed rule. We look forward to working with the Department to shape a rule that both addresses national security risk while simultaneously supporting U.S. innovation and promoting the growth of the U.S. economy.

Issue BriefJan 09, 2020 - 10:00am

International Trade, Investment, and Regulatory Policy Objectives in 2020

New for 2020, the Chamber outlines the top policy priorities for international trade and investment. The Chamber advocates for trade and investment agreements that are fair and accountable create a level playing field and put American families and workers first. 

Press ReleaseDec 13, 2019 - 11:15am

Brilliant: U.S.-China Trade Deal ‘Welcome Gift for American Businesses and Consumers but Urge Administration to Keep Its Eye on the Prize’

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce welcomed news today of a Phase I trade agreement between the U.S. and China but urged the two sides to reach a comprehensive agreement in six months.

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: