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MIDDAY UPDATE: Chinese TV ads, debt control and Starbucks app

Jan 19, 2011
President Obama welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao to the U.S. this week for a state visit. President Hu also will meet with key U.S. corporate...
Posted In: ceo, China, debt, equifax, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Hu Jintao, mid-day update, President Obama, starbucks, TV commercials

U.S. businesses see 'impressive financial results' in China

Jan 19, 2011
The political relationship between the U.S. and China may be on the rocks with China's undervalued currency and the trade imbalance. But this relationship doesn't necessarily reflect the opinion of U.S. businesses in China, as Rob Schmitz reports.
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Europeans question Chinese motives after bond sales

Jan 19, 2011
Beijing reportedly purchased a substantial amount of bonds from Portugal and Spain as those countries cope with the ongoing debt crisis. But the move has left some Europeans wondering what exactly the Chinese are up to. Stephen Beard explains.
Posted In: China

America turns to China for partnerships in green energy

Jan 18, 2011
American companies will meet with a visiting Chinese delegation to form new partnerships in clean energy. Eve Troeh explains that companies in the U.S. have a lot to learn from Chinese companies.
Posted In: China, Transportation

China achieves new levels of lending

Jan 18, 2011
A Financial Times report says the Chinese lend more to developing countries than the World Bank -- an agency with a mission to lend to developing countries.
Posted In: China

Update: Wuxi's Land Grab

Jan 18, 2011
A month ago, I blogged about the case of Ding Hongfen, a woman in the Yangtze Delta city of Wuxi. Her family was forced out of their home to make...
Posted In: China

Julia Coronado: Chinese President Hu Jintao in Washington

Jan 17, 2011
China's president Hu Jintao meets with President Obama in Washington this week. Steve Chiotakis speaks with Julia Coronado about what to expect from the meeting, and the President's remarks that the dollar-dominated reserve currency is "a thing of the past."
Posted In: China

Need a Year's Supply of Soy Sauce? It'll Cost You

Jan 13, 2011
Sam's Club arrived in Shanghai a couple of weeks ago. It's the US retailer's fifth store in China--30,000 square meters of bulk-everything. My wi...
Posted In: China, Retail, sam's club

Geithner addresses Chinese currency issue

Jan 12, 2011
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner today mapped out what he called "the path ahead" for the U.S.-China relationship. He pointed out that China needs to stop undervaluing its currency and stealing intellectual property.
Posted In: China

Growing coffee in China's tea country

Jan 10, 2011
Tea has been an intrinsic part of Chinese culture for thousands of years, but with more urban Chinese demanding coffee, more tea farmers in China's tea-growing regions are also growing coffee.
Posted In: Agriculture, China

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