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Maritime Silk Road

Peter Neill | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Peter Neill

Interestingly, today, the phrase "silk road" is being revived in China as a centerpiece of an emerging shift in Chinese foreign policy in support of the nation's arrival as a global economic power, again a dominant player in world trade.

China's Syria Strategy

Daniel Pena | Posted 11.16.2013 | World
Daniel Pena

What we're seeing emerge is not a military or ideological counterweight to the United States in Russia and China, but rather a financial one that doesn't even need an army to fight it's wars, but only buyers.

The Case for U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Solar Panels

Usha Haley | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business
Usha Haley

With the U.S. Commerce Department's preliminary decision to impose 31-percent anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese photovoltaic solar panels, some commentators warned that this is the first shot in a job-killing trade war with China. Prediction of a trade war is largely a dangerous myth.

The U.S. Export and Import Bank Should Help Finance Sales of Domestic Firms That Compete with Imports

Robert E. Scott | Posted 06.04.2012 | Business
Robert E. Scott

Promoting exports while ignoring the negative impacts of imports has become an executive mantra in Washington. It's time to end that single-minded focus.

China's Premier, Wen Jiabao, Stresses Importance Of Helping Europe

Reuters | Posted 04.05.2012 | Business

BEIJING, Feb 5 (Reuters) - China has a stake in helping the euro zone countries get through their debt crisis, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said in co...

China's Economy Is Contracting in the Industrial Sector

Sheldon Filger | Posted 02.01.2012 | Business
Sheldon Filger

In our integrated global economy, no one is immune to the effects of a legacy of bad economic and fiscal policymaking in Washington and Brussels, least of all Beijing.

China's Hypocrisy

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The world's biggest exporters, led by China, are ganging up on the United States in advance of the G20 meeting against quantitative easing. Free trade and globalization are grand ideas when the playing field is level, but it isn't.

The Pandora's Box of Trade With China

Usha Haley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Usha Haley

Only timely U.S. government intervention on trade with China will forestall the demise of U.S. manufacturing. This is not protectionism, but wise competitive policy.

Broadway Miracle Sighted on PBS -- South Pacific Permitted Full Use of Real Instruments

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

South Pacific, based on a collection of stories by James Michener, is a multifaceted piece. The plot is the thing in this play, although it is loaded with the requisite number of hit tunes.

US Companies Rethink China Ambitions

The New Republic | James Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A couple of weeks ago, Jeffrey Immelt, the chief executive of General Electric, complained indignantly about China's current and bitter hostility towa...

China Faces Growing Labor Unrest Amid Wave of Strikes

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

Strikes are breaking out throughout China; in virtually every case that has become publicly exposed, the employers have been forced to provide large pay rises as the price of ending the labor dispute.

Yuan Gains, But China Warns It Won't Fix Economy

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SHANGHAI — By loosening its currency's peg to the dollar, China is seeking to defuse complaints that it keeps its exports artificially cheap, st...

In Trade, Too Often, the Victim is Blamed

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Leo W. Gerard

The U.S. media strongly supports protections for copyrighted material like movies and music, but it isn't so sympathetic of trade cases involving manufactured goods, like Chinese-manufactured tires.

NYT: The 'Great Ambiguity' In Economic Data

nytimes.com | PETER S. GOODMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Signs of revival on the factory floor emerged in the United States and Asia on Monday, fueling exultant buying on Wall Street and reinforcing a sense ...

China Reins In Bank Lending Over Concerns About Real Estate Bubble

AP | JOE McDONALD and MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — While the rest of the world is trying to recover from recession, China is trying to slow its economy down. Beijing took steps Tuesday...

China's Exports Plunge

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

The world's third largest economy is sending worrying signals to those whose best hopes for an end to the Global Economic Crisis reside with China.

Are IKEA, Outlet Malls, Wal-Mart, and Whole Foods Really Bargains?

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anis Shivani

American consumers are being taken for a ride.

Will the Chinese Economy Save the World?

Sheldon Filger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sheldon Filger

A growing number of Chinese officials are on record as believing that the U.S. dollar will eventually lose its role as the world reserve currency.

Geithner: China Should Decrease Exports

wsj.com | MICHAEL M. PHILLIPS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner heads to Beijing this weekend to urge Chinese leaders to fundamentally alter the export-oriente...

Will China Save the World from Depression?

Walden Bello | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Walden Bello

The heroic American middle class consumer -- weighed down by massive debt -- has ceased to be the key stimulus for global production, but don't expect Beijing to save the global economy any time soon.

Going to the Country: Unemployed Chinese Migrant Workers Return Home

John Wagner Givens | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Wagner Givens

In the world's biggest annual migration every Chinese New Year over one hundred million internal migrants take a break from their jobs and studies in ...

Chinese Migrants Home for the Holidays, Perhaps Permanently this Year

Alexander Davenport | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Alexander Davenport

Faced with unemployment in expensive, unwelcoming urban environments, many migrants are getting an early start to their annual ritual of heading back to their home provinces for New Year.

What's for Dinner? Lead and Antifreeze -- Yum!

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Christopher Gavigan

Over the past couple of months, melamine has been heavy in the headlines... dairy products manufactured in China were intentionally contaminated with the chemical.

NHTSA: Ford's Chinese Tire Troubles; Kerkorian Selling Ford; Unsafe Knock-Offs; Americans Driving Less

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

There's good news, bad news and -- finally -- some smart, encouraging news by and for American drivers.

Chinese Baby Formula Tainted With Harmful Chemical, FDA Warns

AP | RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Tainted infant formula from China may be on sale at ethnic groceries in this country, even though it is not approved for importatio...