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U.S. and Chinese officials prepare for talks

May 1, 2012
The question is: Will a blind Chinese activist's escape from house arrest muddy the economic waters?
Posted In: China, Timothy Geithner

Chinese demand for cotton could hit global prices

Apr 30, 2012
According to the Wall Street Journal, cotton has become part of the fabric of life in China -- the country has bought over a million tons of the fluffy white stuff in the last seven months.
Posted In: China, cotton, demand

How much do you make?

Apr 27, 2012
Marketplace's China correspondent Rob Schmitz discusses how Americans and Chinese differ when talking about personal finance.
Posted In: Foxconn, rob schmitz, China, personal finances

SEC asks Hollywood studios about deals with China

Apr 25, 2012
There's a report that federal authorities in the U.S. have asked some American movie studios about whether they've had to grease the wheels with cash as they try to break into the Chinese market.
Posted In: China, hollywood, movies

Why China's Bo Xilai scandal matters to the U.S.

Apr 24, 2012
Shanghai bureau chief Rob Schmitz discusses the impact of the scandal involving China's charismatic and disgraced Communist party official Bo Xilai, and what it means for the country's future.
Posted In: China, Bo Xilai, China's Politics

Bo Xilai scandal continues in China

Apr 20, 2012
There are new details today in a major political scandal in China. The case of Bo Xilai, the once powerful Chinese official who was fired from the government as part of a murder investigation.
Posted In: China

China taking steps to open up its currency

Apr 16, 2012
China lords over its currency the way a pilot manages the air speed of a plane -- not much laissez-faire. Now, Chinese officials say the yuan will be allowed to float within a wider range.
Posted In: China, yuan

China is not about to eat America's lunch

Apr 16, 2012
Commentator Vijay Vaitheeswaran says America's culture of creativity and innovation beats out China's state-run capitalism.
Posted In: innovation, China, clean technology, Industry

China GDP growth at lowest level since 2009

Apr 13, 2012
The last three months in China were the worst for the country’s economic growth since 2009 -- 8.1 percent GDP, compared with 8.9 percent last quarter.
Posted In: China, GDP

In China, a prominent leader faces scandal

Apr 13, 2012
An ongoing story captivating China involves a man who was, until recently, a rising star within the ruling party, his spouse, and a British businessman who turn up dead in a Chinese hotel room. The wife is suspected of murder, her charismatic husband Bo Xilai is disgraced, his political power neutralized and now the investigation is reportedly looking into financial corruption.
Posted In: China, illegal

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