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Fading job prospects discourage younger Chinese workers
China's job market remains competitive as the economy recovers from zero-COVID. But some young people have lost their eagerness to compete.
G-7 leaders expected to discuss China's "economic coercion"
China has been accused of exerting its power by refusing to buy certain products from countries that cross it. Beijing is pushing back.
Boosting chip production is “an investment in America’s national security,” Commerce secretary says
“The stakes are so high” when it comes to making the U.S. a leader in this key technology, says Gina Raimondo.
Why global investors ask: Where's Jack Ma?
For over two years, the whereabouts of one of China’s leading tech moguls has generated intense interest from the media and global investors. But is it warranted?
How undersea internet cables connect the global economy
The U.S. and China are competing for control over these vital pieces of infrastructure.
Why more workers in China are ruling out factory jobs
Despite high unemployment among young people, most factories are short of workers. It might reflect false promises and poor conditions.
"Made in America" policy can actually hurt the U.S., economist says
Adam Posen agrees with the goals of boosting green energy and keeping China at bay. But he says protectionism won't achieve them.
Shanghai lockdown a year on: Is it still the same financial hub?
Shanghai's 2022 lockdown, which lasted two months, left economic and psychological scars on the metropolis.
Why are women in China not having more babies?
In China, each woman went from having about three children in the late 1970s to now one. Decades later, the Chinese government wants women to have three children again but is meeting resistance.
Russian oil prices are climbing — here's why
Small independent processors in China are being joined by larger Chinese refiners, driving prices higher.