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Countries and Companies Can Agree: Something's Gotta Give

Amy Larkin | Posted 06.09.2013 | World
Amy Larkin

There is no clear consensus on how much pollution really costs. But if China openly states that it's a 3.5 percent hit on its GDP, why don't we seize the opportunity to re-value our economy and GDP?

2012: The Year the World Moved

Tom Silva | Posted 03.05.2013 | Entertainment
Tom Silva

As we look at prognostications about the economy and politics of 2030, is it possible that the axis of global culture is also moving to other places, or at least will be more evenly distributed in the decades to come?

Chinese Economy Grew At Slowest Pace In Two Years

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business

BEIJING — China appears on track to avoid an abrupt economic slowdown with possible global repercussions after growth eased to a still robust 8....

China's 99% -- Why China Will Not Surpass the U.S.

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

As China is transitioning to become a full member of the world community from which it was entirely separated just forty years ago, we have perhaps seen the end of Chinese rather than American exceptionalism.

Don't Bet Against China

Daniel Wagner | Posted 12.19.2011 | World
Daniel Wagner

The doomsayers and pessimists have been wrong every time they have predicted the Chinese economy's pending demise.

China's Growth Soars, Concerns About Lending Standards Mount

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING (By Aileen Wang and Kevin Yao): China finished 2010 with a bang, its growth soaring past forecasts and inflation slowing less than expected, n...

China Passes Japan As Second-Largest Economy

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China has eclipsed Japan as the world's second-biggest economy after three decades of blistering growth that put overtaking the U.S. i...

BRIC and Beyond: Economies That Will Shape the 21st Century

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

Goldman Sachs has proposed 15 candidates for countries whose economies may be major players in the world economy by 2050. Here's where the issue of having quality metrics appears.

What We Don't Know About Jobs and Trade Can Kill Us

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo Hindery, Jr.

When it comes to the much needed specifics of China's trade figures, its GDP and its foreign reserves and direct overseas investments, it's shocking how little we know.

China To Grow 9.5% In 2010: World Bank

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — The World Bank raised its China growth forecast this year to 9.5 percent from 9 percent on Wednesday but said Beijing needs to cool in...

Japan Must Shake Off U.S.-Style Globalization

Yukio Hatoyama | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yukio Hatoyama

How should Japan maintain its political and economic independence and protect its national interest when caught between the U.S., which is fighting to retain its position as the world's dominant power, and China, which is seeking ways to become dominant?

World Bank cuts China's 2009 growth forecast

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — The World Bank cut its forecast of China's 2009 growth from 7.5 percent to 6.5 percent on Wednesday due to plunging exports but expres...

China's Economy Jumps To #3 Spot, Still Behind Japan, United States

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China's economy grew to the world's third-largest in 2007, new data showed Wednesday, another milestone in the country's stunning asce...