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APCO Greater China Chairman James McGregor discusses his outlook and challenges for US-China relations. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Yvonne Man from the sidelines of the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore.
The Wire China: Flying High / America’s favorite small plane company, Cirrus Aircraft, has thrived under the ownership of a Chinese SOE. But with an IPO set for Hong Kong, can it continue to soar?
“We have had an iconic American technology and airplane created right here, in aMidwestern town, with a huge pocket of very good jobs,”says James McGregor, aDuluth native who lived and worked in China for three decades and was an advisorto the city during the AVIC acquisition.“AVIC has made a success…
The Wire China: Barriers to Exit / The risk of not being allowed out of China is adding to the list of concerns for foreign business people operating in the country.
But for James McGregor, a China-focused business consultant who lived in China for three decades and moved back to the U.S. during Covid, visiting China is still worth the risk. He departed this week for a month-long trip to China, and says it’s important for the overall U.S.-China relationship for…
CNBC: There’s very much an effort to reunify China and U.S. despite Beijing’s rhetoric: APCO’s McGregor
James McGregor, APCO Worldwide Greater China chairman, joins ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss the list of CEOs who have visited China recently, if the Chinese and U.S. governments will soon begin working together, and more.
CNBC: Businesses went from being ‘bridge between China and U.S. to battleground’: APCO’s Jim McGregor
Jim McGregor, APCO Worldwide greater China chairman, joins ‘Squawk Box’ to discuss Tesla CEO Elon Musk and JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon’s separate visits to China this week, and the fine line CEOs must walk when dealing with both Beijing and Washington.
The political narrative in Washington DC and in many state capitals is based on the misconception that all Chinese companies are intertwined with and taking direction from the Chinese government and the Chinese Communist Party,” says James McGregor, chairman for Greater China at U.S. communications consultancy APCO Worldwide.
“American business has gone from being the bridge between China and the U.S. to all-too-often being the battleground as national economies go from globalization to weaponization when it comes to technology and all the leading industries of the future. CEOs are struggling to get their heads around this as it…
Business should not focus on GDP predictions or potential stimulus measures but whether China’s recent market oriented shift is real and lasting
CNBC: Bao Fan may be the best know person in the Chinese financial community, says APCO’s James McGregor
James McGregor, APCO Worldwide, joins Morgan Brennan and the ‘CNBC Special: Taking Stock’ to discuss the disappearance of Bao Fan, a Chinese tech investor who seems to have gone missing.
“He has an economy that’s the worst in 30 years,” McGregor said Tuesday in a television interview on the sidelines of the Bloomberg New Economy Forum in Singapore. “He’s got youth unemployment that they say is 20% — who knows how high it is. Internationally, China’s reputation is very low.” “And so he has…
“He was one of the core reformers,” says James McGregor, an author and China-focused business consultant. “He represents what China could have been: a real competitor in the world, open and yet still with its own system and its own integrity. Now China stands in opposition to all the systems and…