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Trump’s China tariffs find scant support in the market where they do business: AmCham survey

An increasing number of US companies operating in China are opposed to the trade war, which is hurting their business outlook from revenues to investment, according to a survey by the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai.Some 75 per cent of US firms disagree with US President Donald Trump’s use of tariffs to resolve the trade dispute, compared with 69 per cent last year, the chamber said in its 2019 China Business Report released on Wednesday. Still, almost a quarter thinks the US should… Source link

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China’s ‘AmCham’ trademark case sheds light on Beijing’s intellectual property protection progress

Edward Lehman never thought that the three registrations he made with China’s Trademark Office for US$300 in 1998 could ever get lost, nor could he imagine he would then be embroiled in a decade-long legal dispute to win them back.When the US-born lawyer followed the steps of tens of thousands of American businessman who came to China in the 1980s, intellectual property was only a vague concept unfamiliar to the vast majority of Chinese businessmen and officials.Pirated movies and music were… Source link

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AmCham Supplier Day creates opportunities for domestic firms – Economy – Vietnam News | Politics, Business, Economy, Society, Life, Sports

  People make shoes at Hà Tây Chemical Weave Company Limited in Hoài Đức District, Hà Nội. VNA/VNS Photo Trần Việt HÀ NỘI — More than 300 domestic manufacturers and suppliers took part in the AmCham Supplier Day 2019 to seek trade co-operation opportunities with US firms in Hà Nội on Thursday. The event was jointly organised by the US Agency for International Development (USAID), the American Chamber of Commerce in Việt Nam (AmCham) and the Việt Nam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI). It was attended by businesses from various areas and…

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China 

US-China trade war has hit ‘about half’ the businesses in southern China , says AmCham survey

Trade war tariffs imposed by China and the United States have had a negative impact on “about half” of the businesses in southern China, according to a new report.Chinese, American and other foreign firms have all been affected, according the special report on the state of business released on Monday by the American Chamber of Commerce in South China which surveyed 240 firms.American companies operating continue to report being hurt the most as a result of the US and Chinese tariffs, with 54… Source link

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