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China Trade Deficit

The China Syndrome: Trading Our Future for Trinkets

Richard Seireeni | Posted 04.17.2012 | Business
Richard Seireeni

It is not cheaper to make things in China. It is more profitable. That is a different economic concept, one that has made the 1% rich at the expense of the rest of us. Here are four hidden costs that are not revealed on a Made-in-China price tag.

China Could Post First Trade Deficit In Two Decades

Posted 11.22.2011 | Business

TAIPEI (Roger Tung) - China's trade balance faces the risk of sliding into a deficit for the first time in two decades in 2012 as export demand in...

China Trade: Another Chapter in the 2000s Weak Jobs Story

Jared Bernstein | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Jared Bernstein

2011-11-03-bernbernbernberndkfjkd.jpgDid U.S. employment growth slow in the 2000s due to an acceleration in Chinese imports after their entry into the WTO in 2001?

Protectionism Remains a Danger to Economic Recovery

Robert J. Shapiro | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Robert J. Shapiro

Tough times almost always raise the pressure for trade protection, and the current global economic troubles are no exception.

U.S.-China Summit: If Trade Were Trade...

Dave Johnson | Posted 07.09.2011 | Business
Dave Johnson

China has been selling but not buying and it's time for them to to start buying. That way we might be able use the word "trade" without wincing.

China Posts First Quarterly Trade Deficit Since 2004

AP | Posted 06.09.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- China reported its first quarterly trade deficit since 2004 on Sunday as surging prices for commodities pushed up its import bill. The Gen...

Should GE's Jeffrey Immelt Really Be Leading Our Job Creation Strategy?

Scott Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Paul

There is no swifter way to alienate working class voters than to name an outsourcing CEO to lead your jobs strategy. Yet that's exactly what President Obama is doing.