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China changes leaders at critical economic crossroads

Nov 8, 2012
Depending on which economist you talk to, China is either on a steady path to overtake the U.S. as the world's number one economy or it's on the verge of economic collapse.
Posted In: China, China's Economy, Hu Jintao

What Obama's re-election means to China

Nov 7, 2012
Across the world in China, American expats spent this morning watching election returns at an event hosted by the Shanghai chapter of the American Chamber of Commerce.
Posted In: 2012 election, China, trade, currency

China is a roadbump for Toyota's global resurgence

Nov 6, 2012
Toyota and other Japanese carmakers are reporting lower sales in China due to the two nations' dispute over offshore islands, but Toyota projects higher earnings worldwide.
Posted In: Japan, China, Toyota, cars

China pulls plug on New York Times websites

Oct 26, 2012
Beijing blocks the New York Times’ English and Chinese-language websites after a report on the riches amassed by the prime minister’s relatives.
Posted In: China, New York Times, censorship

China blocks New York Times over Wen Jiabao expose

Oct 26, 2012
China is blocking access to the New York Times website this morning because the site is featuring an expose on Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao and his family's accumulation of $2.7 billion in wealth.
Posted In: China, Wen Jiabao, New York Times

Finally, some good news on manufacturing - from China

Oct 24, 2012
Manufacturing activity in October rises to a three month high and China eclipses the U.S. in foreign direct investment.
Posted In: China, U.S., manufacturing

Breaking down the China debate

Oct 23, 2012
Last night's presidential debate about foreign policy covered a range of topics. As expected, the candidates touched on China and its high-profile relationship to the United States.
Posted In: China, debate, GM, currency

In debate, candidates get tough on China

Oct 22, 2012
As the presidential race shifts towards foreign policy, the candidates trade jabs over China on outsourcing and currency manipulation.
Posted In: China, outsourcing, currency

The Street of Eternal Happiness: Mr. Qiu meets the President

Oct 19, 2012
In this latest installment of a monthly series about the people who make their living along Changle Road in Shanghai, Qiu Huanxi remembers the week President Richard Nixon came to the Street of Eternal Happiness to change history.
Posted In: Richard Nixon, China

Is China engineering its own economic slowdown?

Oct 18, 2012
China's third-quarter GDP data shows the country grew at its weakest pace in three and a half years and is on track for its slowest annual growth since 1999.
Posted In: China, China's Economy

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