Tag: Trade

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China’s CITIC Antes Up $113 Billion for Silk Road Initiative

By Lauren Dodillet Chinese state-owned conglomerate CITIC Ltd. announced last week that it will invest upwards of $113 billion dollars into China’s “One Belt, One Road” (aka the New Silk Road) initiative. The money will come from its banking, securities,...

/ June 30, 2015
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Boeing Sells Jets to Private Chinese Airline in $6.1 Billion Deal

By Lauren Dodillet The Boeing Company signed a contract—announced Monday—to provide Chinese budget airline Ruili Airlines with 60 new 737 Max jets within the next 10 years, although the exact delivery schedule has not been released. The $6.1 billion contract was brokered...

/ May 22, 2015
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China’s Citic Makes Historic $10 Billion Deal

By Lauren Dodillet  Chinese state-owned investment company Citic Group announced that it will sell a 20 percent stake in its Hong-Kong based subsidiary Citic Ltd. to CT Bright—the 50-50 joint venture of Japanese Itochu Corporation and Thai Charoen Pokphand Group...

/ February 4, 2015
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China, Australia Sign Free Trade Agreement

By Lauren Dodillet Chinese President Xi Jinping and Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met last week in Canberra to sign a landmark Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between their two countries. A decade in the making, the deal gives China the...

/ November 24, 2014

Exporting to China: Not for the Faint of Heart

Exporting to China can be an uphill battle for US small businesses, but many are succeeding with patience and the right partners. By Christina Nelson When Michael Strange sent an order of ice cream to China more than six years...

/ November 19, 2014

What Congressional Elections Mean for US-China Trade

By Stephanie Henry Though China did not play a major role in many congressional midterm elections, the makeup of the new republican-led Congress may have a significant impact on US-China commercial and trade issues in 2015 and beyond. At the...

/ November 6, 2014

Tianhe Chemicals Loses $3.1 Million on Fraud Allegations

By Lauren Dodillet Tianhe Chemicals Group Ltd., one of China’s leading chemicals producers, lost nearly $3.1 million in market value after hackers from the group Anonymous Analytics accused it of stock market fraud in early September. Tianhe CEO Wei Xuan...

/ October 22, 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

Why an Investment Treaty with China Matters

By John Frisbie We are starting to hear a lot about a bilateral investment treaty (BIT) with China. Here’s hoping we hear a lot more. The United States and China restarted BIT negotiations last summer when China agreed to include...

/ March 31, 2014

Ten Years of WTO Membership

Gains for China and the US, but More Must Be Doneby John FrisbieThis column is adapted from a speech US-China Business Council (USCBC) President John Frisbie delivered at a panel with PRC Minister of Commerce Chen Deming and Ambassador to...

/ October 1, 2011