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."
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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

China's growing auto industry could affect U.S. gas prices

Jan 6, 2011
China added more than 2 million cars last year, a 29 percent increase. So how does that affect the regular U.S. driver? It's all about the price of oil. Alisa Roth explains.
Posted In: Auto, China

PHOTO: China's first stealth fighter jet

Jan 5, 2011
China's state media published pictures Wednesday that appear to show a prototype of the country's first stealth fighter jet....
Posted In: aviation, China, military, picture this, stealth fighter jet

China raises interest rates again

Dec 27, 2010
To China now, where the government raised interest rates again over the weekend. It's the second hike in just over two months as the Chinese government attempts to curb inflation there. So what does the move mean for us?
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US rare earth mine to reopen

Dec 27, 2010
A huge pit in the Mojave Desert holds the largest collection of rare earth minerals outside of China. It was shut down years ago due to...
Posted In: a stitch in time is worth two in the bush, China, manufacturing, minerals, world