A Tale Of Two Chinese Cities

By recognising and investing in the strengths of pioneering cities and regions, China has developed a powerful mechanism for organising and advancing its economic transformation. Judging by the tremendous success of Shenzhen and Shanghai, it seems clear that China will continue to reap the rewards of this approach for decades to come. Read Here | […]

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The Silk Railroad of China-Europe Trade

Multinationals operating in China have been setting up factories deep in the interior in search of affordable labor. The drawback: These plants can be more than a thousand kilometers (621 miles) from the coast. For companies exporting to Europe—still one of the largest markets for Chinese goods—shipping by air from Chongqing or other inland cities […]

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The Real U.S. – China Problem

As 2012 draws to a close, two imminent issues hang over the world economy. The better known one is the so called fiscal cliff, which could result in simultaneous reductions in government spending and increases in taxes in the United States. The second lesser reported issue is the ongoing clash between the U.S. Securities & […]

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Channeling Deng Xiaoping

With his trip to Shenzhen and other places in southern China, Xi Jinping, the new leader of China’s Communist Party, has all but declared himself to be a reformer in the vein of Deng Xiaoping. Chinese politics is always full of signs, symbols, and suggestions.  After a year characterized by a confusing mix of “signs […]

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Congressional Report on Huawei Smacks of Protectionism

The House Intelligence Committee report on Huawei Technologies Co. and ZTE Corp., China‘s two largest phone-equipment makers, breathlessly hints at a massive national security breach in the making. The committee report, out today, says Chinese intelligence services could spy on the U.S. by using the two companies’ equipment to tamper with American telecoms networks. The companies, based in […]

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Chinese Companies and Foreign Policy Headaches For Nations: Huawei Cries Foul, Says U.S. Barriers To Harm Ties Between Two Nations

A paper published by China‘s biggest telecommunications equipment maker said the company’s path into the United States had been blocked by unsubstantiated “allegations based on allegations” that threatened to harm ties between the world’s two biggest economies. The complaint published by Huawei Technologies Co – topped by a reference to McCarthy-era Red Scare witch-hunting – was […]

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