Readout of Ambassador Katherine Tai’s Virtual Meetings with U.S. Chamber China Center Advisory Board and US-China Business Council

August 24, 2021

WASHINGTON – United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today met virtually with the U.S. Chamber China Center Advisory Board and the leadership of the US-China Business Council to discuss U.S.-China trade issues.  
During these meetings, Ambassador Tai noted that the Biden-Harris Administration and USTR are conducting a comprehensive review of U.S.-China trade policy.  Ambassador Tai acknowledged the significance of the U.S. trade relationship with China, and emphasized the importance of a thorough strategic assessment to craft resilient trade policy that supports the Administration’s efforts to create jobs, raise wages, and strengthen our communities.  She highlighted the Biden-Harris Administration’s focus on making historic investments to strengthen the economy and rebuild relationships with key allies and partners.  The Ambassador also reiterated USTR’s commitment to addressing China’s unfair trade policies and non-market practices that undermine American businesses and workers.
Members of both organizations shared their perspectives on the U.S.-China trade issues, including the challenges and opportunities within the China market. Ambassador Tai pledged to continue engaging with all U.S. stakeholders, including the U.S. Chamber China Center Advisory Board, the US-China Business Council, and their respective members, to gather their input and feedback on these important issues.