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Germany contracts, China looms

Jan 11, 2012
News today that the German economy contracted sent markets down sharply. But was it all just noise?
Posted In: Germany, spain, China, global economy

Geithner asks China for help with sanctions on Iran

Jan 10, 2012
The U.S. treasury secretary wants China to impose sanctions, but may find the Chinese -- big buyers of Iranian oil -- in no hurry to make up their minds.
Posted In: Iran, China, Oil

China's trade surplus narrows

Jan 10, 2012
Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Posted In: China, import export

Mr. Geithner goes to Asia as tension with Iran grows

Jan 9, 2012
Key on the agenda: Getting Japan and China to support Iran oil sanctions.
Posted In: China, Japan, Iran, sanctions, Oil

China cracks down on popular TV shows

Jan 6, 2012
On the orders of the government, Chinese television has had to replace popular shows similar to "American Idol" with more morally uplifting fare.
Posted In: tv, chinese popular culture, China

Chinese company to invest in U.S. oil drilling

Jan 4, 2012
Sinopec will spend billions of dollars on a partnership to drill for natural gas in Ohio. The company is hoping to gain the needed expertise to grow the fracking industry in China.
Posted In: fracking, Oil, China

China announces plans for space program

Dec 30, 2011
China has unveiled plans for space exploration over the next five years. The country says it'll launch space laboratories, manned spaceships, and an eventual goal of building a space station and putting a man on the moon.
Posted In: China's Economy, China, space program

All eyes on China and Europe in 2012

Dec 30, 2011
In the New Year, financial experts will keep a close watch on both the eurozone and China, and their impact on the global economy.
Posted In: China's Economy, Eurozone, China, 2012

Should China's Alibaba be allowed to buy Yahoo?

Dec 29, 2011
Chinese Internet giant Alibaba wants full ownership of Yahoo. But national security concerns might stop any deal.
Posted In: Yahoo, China, alibaba

Poland sees China links as key to growth

Dec 28, 2011
Poland has prospered in recent years as many European nations fell into debt. It sees partnership with China as a key element in sustaining growth.
Posted In: Poland, China

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