President Obama's third choice for Commerce Secretary Gary Locke has a lot on his side for the job, including his Chinese ethnicity, which could help promote business ties in China. Scott Tong reports.
Japanese Prime Minister Taro Aso is visiting the White House today, and Washington is hoping the country of good savers will turn around and start spending some of its rainy day fund. Scott Tong reports.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton heads to Beijing, where Chinese leaders are concerned about the "Buy American" clause in the stimulus package. Steve Chiotakis talks to Marketplace's Scott Tong about why China and the U.S. are both worried.
Japanese finance minister Shoichi Nakagawa quit today after his performance at the G7 conference in Rome suggested he was drunk. Scott Tong reports some of the setbacks for new finance minister Taro Aso.
Auto sales in China are expected to come out ahead of U.S. sales by 20 percent. This may not stay the case in the long term, but China will still be top priority for automakers worldwide. Scott Tong reports.
Today lawmakers watered down the controversial "Buy America" provision, which America's foreign trade partners took as good news. Scott Tong explores the business opportunities this could provide for China.
Every year, Chinese travelers spend $30 billion going abroad. So U.S. vacation hot spots are marketing to the Chinese. But marketers should know a few things first. Scott Tong reports from a tourism expo in Shanghai.