The changing tastes of China's consumer class

Oct 20, 2015
Chinese consumers are looking beyond KFC and Pizza Hut for dining experiences.
Posted In: China's Society, China, yum brands, Food
President of China Xi Jinping and Britain's Queen Elizabeth II attend a state banquet at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday in London, England.

Warm welcome for China's president in UK

Oct 20, 2015
Xi Jinping is on a 4-day visit. His hosts want Chinese investment.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, United Kingdom
Chinese vendors unload onions at a local food market in Beijing, China.

Do China's GDP numbers matter?

Oct 19, 2015
Its economy is slowing, but how fast depends on whose numbers you believe.
Posted In: China, China growth, GDP
China is selling U.S. bonds in an effort to bolster its own currency, according to experts.

Why China is selling our treasury bonds

Oct 13, 2015
The same data show the Chinese are privately investing in American bonds.
Posted In: China, bonds, yuan
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference at Abe's official residence in Tokyo on Tuesday. Abe announced on Monday that a dozen nations had reached a "broad agreement" on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which aims to become the wor

How the TPP will drive domestic reform in Asia

Oct 7, 2015
Leaders in Japan and Vietnam now have cover for unpopular economic overhauls.
Posted In: TPP, Vietnam, japan economy, China, Barack Obama

The ins and outs of the TPP

Oct 6, 2015
Who's in? Who's out? And what's next in the multi-year saga of this massive trade deal
Posted In: TPP, trade, China, Japan

Why China won't be joining the TPP... for now

Oct 6, 2015
The world's second-largest economy has been quietly watching from the sidelines.
Posted In: TPP, Trans-Pacific Partnership, China
Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen waves to members during a House Financial Services Committee hearing on Capitol Hill back in February in Washington, D.C.

Weekly Wrap: Jobs report, uncertainty and Janet Yellen

Oct 2, 2015
Cardiff Garcia and Sabri Ben-Achour join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, jobs report, Janet Yellen, debt ceiling, China
The town square of Chongli, which will host the alpine events at the 2022 Olympics. Since the announcement that China would host the 2022 Games, the town, population 120,000, has been flooded with investors who are buying up property hoping to cash in on

Olympic Village: A Chinese ski town becomes a boomtown

Sep 30, 2015
But homes and a farming village in the way will be wiped off the map to make room.
Posted In: China, Olympics, tourism
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping toast during a state luncheon for China at the Department of State in Washington, D.C. on Friday. The U.S. and China have reached an agreement on cybertheft.

Weekly Wrap: Volkswagen, interest rates and cybertheft

Sep 25, 2015
Sudeep Reddy and Nela Richardson join Adriene Hill to recap the week that was.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, China, U.S., cybersecurity, interest rates, Volkswagen