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  • Speaker | 20 August, 2018

    US-China Trade Tensions: the View from Washington

    US-China Business Council (USCBC) President Craig Allen, is in China to meet with senior Chinese government officials to discuss bilateral trade tensions and priorities for the US business community. He will share the viewpoint from Washington DC, USCBC advocacy priorities, and perspectives on the trajectory for US-China commercial relations under the Trump Administration.

    Craig Allen was named president of the US-China Business Council (USCBC) in July, 2018. Allen has nearly 30 years of experience in Asia, where he served most recently as US Ambassador to Brunei. In 2010, Allen became Deputy Assistant Secretary for Asia at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration, and was later promoted to Deputy Assistant Secretary for China. Allen received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in Political Science and Asian Studies in 1979. He received a Master of Science in Foreign Service from Georgetown University in 1985. While at Georgetown, Allen worked for the U.S. Congress on issues associated with technology transfer to China. In total, Allen has lived in Asia for 27 years, including 16 years in Japan and approximately 11 years in China and Taiwan. He has visited every country in Asia except Laos, North Korea and Bhutan.

    | 28 July, 2018

    FCCC Young journalists’ get-together

    A chance for young (and young at heart) journalists to get together. Open to non-members too.

    Venue (near Ritan Park) to be announced.

    Please remember to add your mobile number when booking.