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China's leaders promise reforms -- but can they deliver?

Nov 18, 2013
After China issued its 20,000-word reform document Friday night, the media’s focus was on proposed changes to the one-child policy. But there were a slew of ambitious economic reforms in there, too.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, China's Politics, China growth

China Eases One-Child Policy

Nov 15, 2013
China to ease restrictions on one-child policy among other reforms.
Posted In: China, China's Politics, One-Child Policy, China's Environment

China eases one-child policy, but don't expect more 'little emperors'

Nov 15, 2013
China said today it's easing its one-child policy, but economics could still stand in the way of more children.
Posted In: China, China growth

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

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