NEW YORK – June 1 – Business executives representing member companies of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR) and the US-China Business Council (USCBC) met with China’s Executive Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Ma Zhaoxu in New York on June 1. The off-the-record conversation was frank with both sides focusing on areas of agreement and disagreement, and proposing ways to break some of the logjams in the relationship.

Participants from NCUSCR included Dr. Charlie Kawwas, President of Broadcom; Amy Celico, Partner at Albright Stonebridge Group and NCUSCR Director; Joshua Ramo, President of Sornay, LLC and NCUSCR Director; and Kristina Hooper, Chief Market Global Strategist at Invesco.

NCUSCR is committed to promoting forthright dialogue and mutual understanding between the U.S. and China. Meetings between civic and business leaders and senior Chinese government officials not only strengthen economic ties but enhance all aspects of the complex relationship. This meeting with the Executive Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs is one of NCUSCR’s many initiatives to foster cooperation, navigate challenges, and bolster bilateral relations.