BBC World Service

Caught in the cross fire? Coca-Cola accused of illegal mapping in China

Marketplace Contributor Mar 13, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY
BBC World Service

Caught in the cross fire? Coca-Cola accused of illegal mapping in China

Marketplace Contributor Mar 13, 2013
HTML EMBED:
COPY

The government of the Yunnan province in Western China is going after Coca-Cola. Officials say the company has been illegally mapping the province with GPS devices.

The BBC’s John Sudworth in Shanghai joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to explain the charges and whether they represent larger tensions between China and the U.S.

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.  

Need some Econ 101?

Our new Marketplace Crash Course is here to help. Sign-up for free, learn at your own pace.