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Chinese say markets will be "decisive" in economy

Nov 12, 2013
According to Chinese state media, the country's leaders are announcing a shift toward a more market-based economy.
Posted In: China, Chinese economy

What will be China's economic fate for the next decade?

Nov 8, 2013
Chinese leaders are meeting this weekend to hammer out economic policy for the next 10 years.
Posted In: China, China growth, China's Economy

China opens up stock markets to U.S. investors

Nov 7, 2013
It's tough for a foreigner to buy a stock in China. But not for much longer.
Posted In: China, China's Economy

Its industry in a slump, a Chinese Baijiu company hires American CEO

Nov 5, 2013
Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered government officials to put a stop to lavish banquets. And that had a tremendous impact on sales of baijiu, a Chinese grain alcohol as strong as moonshine. One Chinese company has chosen an American CEO to help resurrect its sales.
Posted In: China, globalization, alcohol

One city, many changes: A reporter's return trip to Zigong

Oct 31, 2013
In 1996, Marketplace China correspondent Rob Schmitz moved to rural Sichuan Province for two years to teach English as a Peace Corps Volunteer. He says the city of Zigong has changed a lot since then.
Posted In: China, Peace Corps

U.K. announces first nuclear power plant in a generation

Oct 21, 2013
Using Chinese and French financing, the U.K. will build its first new nuclear power plant in 20 years. But the decision is not without controversy.
Posted In: nuclear energy, United Kingdom, China, France

China's economy grows faster than expected

Oct 18, 2013
China's GDP is growing as leaders look to make economic reforms.
Posted In: China, China growth, China's Economy

If 'creditworthiness is like virginity,' did the U.S. just lose it?

Oct 17, 2013
America's creditworthiness takes a hit in Asia, even with the debt ceiling raised and the government reopening.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, credit rating, China

Chinese views on U.S. debt drama

Oct 17, 2013
In light of the U.S. debt scare, an editorial in China's state-run Xinhua news service calls for a world that is ‘de-Americanized.’
Posted In: China, xinhua, foreign investment

London to become Chinese currency hub

Oct 15, 2013
There will now be a direct trading link between the British pound and the Chinese renminbi -- and that could be bad for the dollar.
Posted In: China, Britain, currency

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