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    US-China Trade – Conflict and Collateral Damage

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    Date(s) - 20/06/2019
    3:30 pm - 5:00 pm


    US companies are beginning to feel increasing collateral damage as U.S.-China relations become more volatile, tech tensions mount, and both countries settle in for what may become a protracted trade conflict. Please join a discussion with US-China Business Council President, Craig Allen, as he discusses expectations for the bilateral relationship and how American business in China will be affected.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER
    Craig Allen became president of the US-China Business Council 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.

    DATE: (Thursday) 20 June, 3.30-5pm
    LOCATION: Beijing American Centre, US Embassy, Anjialou, Sanyuanqiao
    RSVP: www.fccchina.org/events/allen20190620/

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