About Us

Founded in 1993, United States-China Exchange Council (USCEC) is a non-profit organization registered in the State of California, tax exempt determined by IRS under section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code. USCEC is a friendship, training education and consultant service oriented organization dedicated to professional exchange programs between the United States and China. Council membership consists of professionals from both countries.

USCEC’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area, and has several contact offices located in the cities of China, such as Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Kunming and Jinan. Under the leadership of Hon. Chairman Byron Athen, Chief City Attorney and former Mayor of San Ramon City, USCEC has the pursuit of the goal and mission which is, through its professional exchange programs for public benefits, to foster understanding and cooperation between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

USCEC has already arranged for hundreds of Chinese central and provincial government delegations and training groups to visit America from Beijing, Shanghai, Guangdong, Jiangsu, Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan, Hunan, Liaoning, Jilin, Hubei, Guizhou, Tibet, Ningxia, Inner Mongolia and Qinghai. On the basis of their various interests, delegation members have visited agencies and offices in federal, states, counties and cities governments with responsibilities ranging from agriculture, transportation, education, labor practices, communications, human resources, news media, minority issues, and social welfare to legislative, judiciary and law enforcement systems.

Through the exchange of meetings and information, the council is able to promote understanding, friendship and cooperation between people, companies and offices in the U.S. and China. USCEC’s exchange programs are all professionally and custom-tailored in the areas of economics, commerce, manufacturing, science and technology, trading, finance, news media, education, arts and culture, legal services, health care, medical, government, women and child care and others. USCEC has been certified as one of China Government Training Partners in America since 1999 by State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs which is China Central Government Agency in charge of government oversea training programs.

USCEC has also arranged professionals and experts from the United States to visit China. Through its offices and connection network in China, USCEC is able to arrange various business tours, outbound lecture programs and cooperative projects between the United States and China.

USCEC sincerely welcomes anyone interested in promoting friendship between the U.S. and China to join and work together on the exchange programs.