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Is it time for U.S. businesses to rethink their Chinese partnerships?

May 22, 2019
Democratic Senator Mark Warner has been urging American executives to reflect on the risks.
An investor reads a newspaper in front of screens showing stock market movements at a securities company in Beijing on May 14, 2019.
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A major trade sticking point between the U.S. and China has deep roots

Feb 14, 2019
The history of intellectual property theft goes back centuries.
"Theft [of technology] was the norm throughout history, all the way since the Industrial Revolution," says Greg Clark, a professor of economics at the University of California, Davis.
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Is China forcing U.S. tech companies to hand over their secrets?

Jun 27, 2018
Escalating trade tensions could cause consumer prices to rise.
The ZTE logo is seen on a building in Beijing on May 2, 2018.
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For China, intellectual property is a bigger deal than tariffs

Mar 8, 2018
China has warned against the proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum, but in fact, they’d barely put a dent in its economy. The country exports just 1 percent of its steel to the United States. Really, economists argue, the bigger trade fight with China has little to do with metal. This week, President Donald Trump […]