The 21st Annual U.S.-China Trade Conference

is scheduled for

October 21-22, 2021

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Statement Regarding the Recent Rise in Violence Against Asians

The recent surge in violence against Asians in America has raised concerns about how we can all live and work together.  We stand in solidarity with other groups in condemning intolerance, hatred and violence against the Asian community. The present situation seems to be part of a broader scourge of racism and hatred afflicting many of our communities across America and must be addressed urgently...

Founded in 1993 in St. Louis by the late Prescott Sheldon Bush, Jr., United States of America-China Chamber of Commerce (USCCC) has evolved and grown into a well-recognized non-profit, bi-national membership organization with representation in major cities both in the U.S. and China.  With a membership of over 350 corporations and professionals, USCCC has broadened its reach through the additions of new members as well as participation of companies and professionals from various parts of the world.  USCCC also works with other organizations and government entities of other nations to promote trade and investment activities among the U.S., China, and other countries with an emphasis on emerging economies.  Today, it has over 350 members, of which 98% are U.S. corporations.  It has provided services to over 15,000 corporate executives and professionals, and its programs have been attended by over 10,000 participants.

Upcoming Events

Dragon Boat Festival Celebration

June 17, 2021

We are planning to host a traditional Chinese dinner in celebration of the Dragon Boat Festival on June 17 in Chicago tentatively. [Read more]

Small Business Expo

Live Show in Chicago

August 25, 2021

United States-China Chamber of Commerce will have an exhibitors booth at the Small Business Expo. Please join us, registration to attend is free!  [Read More]

21st Annual U.S.-China Trade Conference

October 21-22, 2021

Our premier annual event shall be held at the Union League Club of Chicago on Thursday, October 21 and Friday, October 22. We expect that our economy shall be open, and we will adhere to the protocol to organize such a timely event in light of the impact of COVID-19 and the change in U.S.-China relationship. [Read more]

Virtual Panel Discussion

Global Business Risks and Opportunities

Post the Year of Geng-zi (2020)

 

Panel (In Formation):

Bob McGuire 

Senior Managing Partner, MAEVA Group LLC/Longwing Partners Ltd.

Former Vice Chairman, JP Morgan Cazenove​

Former Head Europe, JP Morgan and Goldman Sachs

Additional Panelists

To be Announced

Please contact us if you are interested in more information.

Videos

During 2020, USCCC has continued to host online events.  Videos for some of these events are available for viewing in our Events Gallery.  

USCCC in the News

As a well-known international NGO, U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce is considered a reliable news source and regularly provides interviews and comments for media outlets. We are working to collect past interviews and quotes so that we can add them to our index. If we missed one, please share the link. 

Announcements

Statement Regarding the Recent Rise in Violence Against Asians

The recent surge in violence against Asians in America has raised concerns about how we can all live and work together.  We stand in solidarity with other groups in condemning intolerance, hatred and violence against the Asian community. The present situation seems to be part of a broader scourge of racism and hatred afflicting many of our communities across America and must be addressed urgently...

                                                                       [Read More]

Travel

China Alert

Passengers bound for China must take nucleic acid and IgM anti-body tests within 48 hours before boarding and may need to take more than one tests if they are making connecting flights.

Effective November 6, 2020 Pacific Time, all Chinese and foreign passengers bound for China will be required to take nucleic acid and IgM anti-body tests and apply for a green health code with the "HS" mark or a certified health declaration form before boarding the flight. [Read More]

Z (Work) Visa Application Might Have Been Suspended

Due to increasing cases of Covid-19 in the U.S., we have been informed that the application for Z (Work) Visa might have been suspended as such application will require in person finger print.

Entries of foreigners that are holding visas that were issued before March 26, 2020 (except for certain visas or residence permits). have been suspended.  Please contact our office to apply for Emergency Visa.

 

For those who want to get into China before the lift of the suspension, they will need to apply for a temporary emergency visa, which could be free of charge if you still have a valid visa.  The first step is to obtain an official invitation letter from the local Foreign Affairs Office in the city that you shall be visiting.  [Read More]

Insider Stories in Following the Protocol Going to China During the Pandemic

We have asked our members who recently traveled to China to share with us their experience to assist other travelers. [Read More]

Scam Alerts

If you have received a call from someone saying they are from the Chinese Consulate and need your information, be aware. [Read more]

If you are considering registering your websites domain in China, make sure you choose a reliable company to work with. [Read more]

PPE Scams Continue and How to Avoid Them

Almost a year since the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed, the demand for PPE has not shown any sign of slowing.  Along with the strong demand we have seen an increasing number of scams. First, they were face masks, covid-19 test, ventilators, and now they are all about gloves.  While the demand for many PPEs remains strong, the abundant supply coupled with the crack down by the Chinese government have essentially kept scammers involved in face masks in check.  However, when it comes to “gloves,” it is another story.  [Read More]

Related article: Why the Auction Market Is Replete With Scams, Inferior, Unsafe and Fake Products. [Read More]

USCCC Visa, Passport and Document Authentication Service

One stop document authentication and visa processing not only for China but also for other countries!

U.S.-CHINA TRADE WAR AND SMALL BUSINESS

ASSISTANCE CENTER

 

Five years ago, USCCC noticed that there was a structural change in the global trade and supply chain and that China’s economy must change (The Diplomat | How China’s Economy Must Change).  It began investigating Vietnam and other emerging countries to better assist U.S. companies in staying competitive in this global market. A sister organization, U.S.-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce ("USVNCC") was found.  A full-service office in Binh Duong, the emerging manufacturing center in Vietnam was established. One of its affiliates has signed a number of agreements with Becamex IDC (https://www.vir.com.vn/becamex-spearheads-ip-expansion-41880.html), the largest property development company and one of the largest conglomerates in Vietnam to develop a U.S.-Vietnam Industrial Park, an incubator for U.S. and Chinese companies entering Vietnam, and other projects.  USCCC and USVNCC have hosted a number of conferences and seminars, led several trade missions to Vietnam, and invited high level leaders from Vietnam to the U.S.  As the U.S.-China Trade War is escalating, with some of the largest and best network of companies and professionals, USCCC and USVNCC are re-allocating resources to aid both U.S. and Chinese companies to navigate the current situation to stay competitive.

 

The organizations will provide the business community especially small business and emerging products the following:

 

  • Identify investors including angel investors through its extensive network to proven new ideas and products

  • Find partners in Asia and the U.S. to make prototypes, co-develop new products, and manufacture small quantity to test the market through mass production

  • Provide logistics, import compliance and receviable support through its immense network

 

They also assist companies to mitigate the impacts of U.S.-China trade dispute by utilizing their enormous resources and contacts in the U.S., the Greater China Region, Southeast Asian countries, USCCC and USVNCC will offer the following:

 

•   Update regularly on the latest development of U.S.-China trade war and development in the emerging market

•    Organize seminars, events, and webinars to discuss the implications and possible solution

•    Develop a strong network to share information and identify deal flows

•    Assist companies in:

E-Commerce

Import Substitution

Relocation of Manufacturing including Site Selection

Provide low cost, high efficiency in-country assistance in China, Vietnam, Philippines, and Thailand through introduction and direct access to some of the most important decision-makers and professionals and sharing of information that is relevant and factual

Make its Vietnam office available for entry into Vietnam without significant financial commitment

 Please contact Siva Yam, President, U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce directly at 312-368-9030 or sivayam@usccc.org or Mai Hoang, President, U.S.-Vietnam Chamber of Commerce at 312-368-9029 or maihoang@usccc.org.

 

​U.S.-China Chamber of Commerce

Headquarters

19 South La Salle Street

Suite 601

Chicago, Illinois 60603 U.S.A.

info@usccc.org

Tel: (312) 368-9911
Fax: (312) 368-9922

China Office - Ningbo: 

Director:  Zhang, Jian Ming
2309 Portman Center

52 Caihong North Road
Ningbo, Zhejiang Province

China 315040

Tel: 86-574-87953268

Fax: 86-574-87953267

Email: jianmingzhang@usccc.org

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