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Need a Year's Supply of Soy Sauce? It'll Cost You

Jan 13, 2011
Sam's Club arrived in Shanghai a couple of weeks ago. It's the US retailer's fifth store in China--30,000 square meters of bulk-everything. My wi...
Posted In: China, Retail, sam's club

Leaves of Wrath

Jan 10, 2011
It doesn't take an economist to figure out why farmers whose families have grown tea for generations in China's Pu'er region are now dropping eve...

Frequent Flyers of China, Unite!

Dec 20, 2010
China's got a lot of laws. Enforcing them is another story. Last week while waiting for my flight at Shanghai's Hongqiao airport, I witnessed an ...
Posted In: Airlines

They Took My House, Then My Husband

Dec 13, 2010
There's a dark side to China's amazing economic growth. 43 year-old Ding Hongfen is one of millions who remind us of it. Ding lives in Wuxi, a ci...

Trick or Treat...or Duck Meat

Dec 13, 2010
Shanghai is a city where many popular Western holidays are celebrated by both its substantial foreigner population and many locals, albeit with s...

Nobel Peace Prize? Blah. Here's a Bundle of Cash.

Dec 11, 2010
As more Chinese become filthy rich, there are more complaints about the 100 RMB bill. The bank note is China's largest paper denomination, and it...

Question Beijing's Numbers? So Does Beijing.

Dec 7, 2010
Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang(photo courtesy Chinatoday.com) As a reporter in China, you're presented with a lot of numbers. A routine...
Posted In: China, rob schmitz

About Economy 4.0

Oct 19, 2010
David Brancaccio specializes in telling stories important to our economy and our democracy through the eyes of the real people who live in the...

About Economy 4.0

Oct 19, 2010
David Brancaccio specializes in telling stories important to our economy and our democracy through the eyes of the real people who live in the...

About Chinopoly

Oct 19, 2010
From American Public Media's Marketplace China Bureau in downtown Shanghai, a blog devoted to listeners who want to keep tabs on the hottest...
Posted In: China, chinopoly, rob schmitz

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