China has its eyes on a post-coronavirus world.
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Beijing is touting its role in the world and praising its autocratic governmental system and its huge countrywide surveillance network. Hawks in Washington aren’t impressed.
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In the week ending February 28, leading stock markets around the world faced their worst week since the financial crisis of 2008. And things could get worse.
A Sri Lankan road construction project with significant financing from China.
China is betting that a massive set of investments around the world will bring it economic prosperity and international political power.
A Chinese hybrid-electric SUV made by BYD.
Chinese electric vehicle sales already amount to more than half of the world’s total – and car makers and battery manufacturers are working hard to grow even faster.
Shipping containers are loaded onto a ship at the Port of Long Beach in California.
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The Trump administration wants China to cut its trade deficit with the US by more than half. An economist explains why that’s not going to happen.
Business such as California winemakers could be hurt by the new tariffs as a result of retaliation.
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While the tariffs are unlikely to stem Chinese intellectual property theft or reverse the steep trade deficit, they are certain to hurt American companies and consumers.
A glimpse of China’s ‘export machine’ at Ningbo port in Zhejiang province.
China’s goods are everywhere, thanks to the gains China has made from trade and foreign investment. Now that China wants to return the favor, the US may risk losing out if it chooses to turn inward.
Trump is only the latest U.S. politician to bash China over its trade and currency policies. Is the criticism fair?
Researchers calculate whether we’re using less materials, or whether we’re just shipping it in from abroad.
A change in the scales isn’t likely to put a major dent in the growth in US exports to China.
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China’s interventions to cheapen its currency relative to others will hurt US imports in the short term, but the country’s surging “mainstream” will easily offset the impact.
China’s export food safety standards are much more stringent than domestic ones.
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