Tag: China

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US, China Take Action on Climate Change

By Lauren Dodillet US President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a US-China agreement to limit greenhouse gas emissions last Wednesday, wrapping up two days of bilateral meetings after the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. The deal pledges...

/ November 18, 2014
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Mexico Reneges on Bullet Train Collaboration

By Lauren Dodillet President Enrique Peña Nieto has rescinded the contract won by a Chinese-led consortium last week to build a high-speed railway in Mexico due to questions over the deal’s legitimacy. Opposition legislators have questioned the transparency of the...

/ November 12, 2014

China Forms Infrastructure Bank Despite US Opposition

By Lauren Dodillet Representatives from China, India, and 19 other Asian nations gathered in Beijing last Friday to sign a memorandum of understanding to establish the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). China, which proposed the project last year, hopes the...

/ October 30, 2014

China, Spain Sign $4 Billion in Business Deals

By Ellen Huber China and Spain signed business deals worth about $4 billion at the end of September, just before Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy visited China on an investment mission, reports Reuters. Chinese and Spanish companies in industries like...

/ October 7, 2014

11th B2B Sales Leaders Symposium 2014

Organizer: Global ConsignIndex Location: Marriott Shanghai Date: September 11-12, 2014 Web: http://www.consignindex.com/salesleaders2014/be_EventOutline.html Contact: Kiara Cheung Email: [email protected] Phone: +86 21 5631 3008  

/ September 11, 2014

Government Provides Clues into China’s Foreign Investment Plans for Strategic Industries

by Kyle Sullivan PRC leaders recently shed light on how China intends to incorporate foreign investment into its goals for developing strategic emerging industries. A mix of seven high-tech sectors, the strategic emerging industries (SEIs) will account for roughly eight...

/ January 1, 2012

PRC Ambassador, US Secretary of Commerce Speak at USCBC’s Forecast 2010

USCBC held its Forecast 2010 reception and conference in Washington, DC, in late January. Attended by leading US government officials, PRC government representatives, USCBC member company executives, conference speakers, and members of the think-tank and China-watching community, the evening reception...

/ March 1, 2010

Beijingers’ Views of Americans

by Isaac Stone Fish Though it is difficult to generalize about Beijing’s roughly 17 million residents, in the seven years I’ve been traveling to and from China, I have noticed similarities in the way Beijingers discuss international relations with strangers...

/ May 1, 2009

Economic Recovery in the Works?

As the global economy contracted sharply in late 2008, the PRC government’s massive response helped China remain one of the few relatively bright spots in a bleak economic landscape. Boosted by the ¥4 trillion ($585 billion) stimulus package and other...

A New US Embassy—and a Chance to Look Back and to the Future

by Lydia R. Goldfine Just in time for the 30th anniversary of US-China diplomatic relations, and reflecting the growing importance of US-China relations, the new US Embassy in Beijing and new PRC Embassy in Washington, DC, both opened in 2008....

/ January 1, 2009