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US-China: Bigger Storms Ahead. Jim McGregor, Chairman Greater China, APCO Worldwide

By now everyone understands US-China relations are at their worst in 50 years. There is mutual distrust. And mutual animosity. China complains bitterly that America is trying to keep it down. America, meanwhile, is wary of China’s new-found aggressiveness. Are the world’s two most powerful countries heading for a showdown?…

2024: A crucial year for US-China relations

Xi Jinping and Joe Biden have exchanged greetings to mark the start of the new year, noting the 45th anniversary of diplomatic ties. Foreign Minister Wang Yi said cooperation between China and the US is an imperative. Nevertheless, many potential obstacles stand in the way of a smooth relationship, as…

Prognostications for the US-China Relationship in the Year of the Dragon

“Business needs to be a bridge. Why do most foreign businesspeople working in China have a more positive view of China? Because their view comes from the Chinese people they work with every day. From the relationships they have, the trust they have with these people, and the admiration they…

Bloomberg TV: APCO’s McGregor on US-China Relations

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 China Project: How safe is it, exactly, to do business with China?

“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…