Jeannie Yang

The U.S. Must Face Up to China’s Trade Challenges

China’s accession into the WTO and its subsequent rapid economic development are causing vociferous complaints from the U.S. who feels that China is not complying with original WTO agreements. Although extremely U.S. centric, this research article summarizes the key points of contention from the U.S. point of view: Barriers to Imports of U.S. Farm Products; […]

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China Third in R&D Spending: OECD

According to the Organization for Cooperation and Development (OECD), China is now third in the world in research and development investment, behind the US and Japan. This rise is due to higher business development with multinational companies taking advantage of lower costs. Most of the research spending is in applied technologies, such as cell phones […]

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Three nations sign 2008 Olympics IT pact

One area that would be interesting to monitor is the impact the 2008 Beijing Olympics will have on China’s technical developments and policies. The following asia.cnet article suggests that there is a lot of work brewing. China, Japan and South Korea have agreed to work on information technology (IT) logistics for the 2008 Beijing Olympic […]

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