Will China actually join Obama's trade deal?

Jun 4, 2015
The country is "putting out feelers," and the TPP without China is kind of weak.
Posted In: President Obama, Trans-Pacific Partnership, China

President Obama: the full interview

Jun 4, 2015
A conversation on the future of international trade.
Posted In: Obama, video, President Obama, obama video, kai ryssdal, TPP, trade, China
Tsingtao beer is the second best-selling beer in the world.

China dominates beer sales

May 22, 2015
You may be surprised by the highest-selling suds in the world.
Posted In: beer, China, Bud Light, Budweiser
Phan Vinh Island in the Spratly archipelago.

Island Fever for China

May 22, 2015
Quartz and Marketplace look at the territorial dispute over the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.
Posted In: China, south china sea, Spratly Islands

Russia and China team up in agriculture

May 11, 2015
A $2 billion fund will finance agriculture ventures along their border.
Posted In: Russia, China, Agriculture
An illustration of Chinese currency issued by the People's Bank of China.

China's new deposit insurance is about systemic change

Apr 30, 2015
Making banks more careful... by reassuring them.
Posted In: China, insurance, Banks, risk, bank deposits, FDIC, deposit insurance

Toyota ramps up expansion plans

Apr 16, 2015
The car maker announced plans to build plants in Mexico and China.
Posted In: Toyota, car manufacturing, China

China's growing at (just) 7 percent

Apr 15, 2015
The world's fastest-growing economy is pumping the brakes.
Posted In: China, GDP, China growth, economic growth
California faces its first mandatory water cuts in the state's history amid drought

Fun Fact Friday: The thirst is real in California

Apr 3, 2015
In which we unpacked the week with Cardiff Garcia and Linette Lopez.
Posted In: groundwater, Facebook, China

China, the economy and Xi Jinping's strategy

Apr 2, 2015
The president of China takes over every formal power structure in the country.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Mao