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China flexes trade muscles

Feb 14, 2012
The state visit by Chinese VP Xi Jengpeng highlights U.S.-China cooperation -- but behind the scenes, China plays hardball.
Posted In: China, clean technology, trade, wind power, solar power

China's Xi Jinping visits Washington

Feb 14, 2012
Xi Jinping, China's current vice president, will be taking over the country later this year. Barbara Franklin, a former Commerce Department Secretary from the first Bush administration, discusses what the power shift will mean to the U.S.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Washington D.C.

Chinese leader faces mixed reception in the U.S.

Feb 14, 2012
Xi Jinping, who's likely to be China's next president, may face some criticism when visiting Washington D.C. today.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping

The profit boost from 'Linsanity'

Feb 13, 2012
Jeremy Lin has risen in the last week to be a breakout star in the NBA -- in part, because of his potential to tap into the Chinese market.
Posted In: NBA, basketball, China, Jeremy Lin

Ambassador Ron Kirk on U.S. trade relations

Feb 10, 2012
President Obama said in his State of the Union that he wanted stricter enforcement of U.S. trade rules. U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk discusses the details of what's to come.
Posted In: trade, China, State of the Union

Bubble fears as Chinese buyers bid up art prices

Feb 9, 2012
Rich Chinese buyers are bidding up global art prices. But as some buy for investment rather than artistic merit, there are fears of a bubble.
Posted In: art, China

Citigroup to offer credit cards in China

Feb 7, 2012
Banking giant Citigroup is to become the first global bank to issue its own credit cards in China. Debit cards are much more common there.
Posted In: China, Citibank, Citigroup, Credit Cards

Economists: RMB internationalization good for U.S., global economy

Feb 7, 2012
Many fear that China's RMB is going to overtake the U.S. dollar as the world's most important currency. But some say the U.S. should encourage China to progress with the RMB internationalization.
Posted In: China, currency

New leader picked for Wal-Mart China

Feb 7, 2012
Wal-Mart has a new head of China operations. New Zealander Greg Foran will need to execute a strategy that is based on more than cheap prices.
Posted In: China, Wal-Mart, Walmart

German leader Merkel seeks support from China

Feb 2, 2012
German chancellor Angela Merkel is in China this week, telling Chinese leaders that European Union plans to solve its debt crisis can work.
Posted In: China, Angela Merkel, Europe debt crisis

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