China Leader Set To Sign Peru Trade Deal

The Financial Times reports that China is signing a new trade deal with Peru. President Hu Jintao arrives in Lima today for the Asia Pacific Economic Co-operation forum; he will be greeted by around twelve ministers and almost...

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APEC Economist: India and China Key

The Associated Press is reiterating China and India’s role in the global economic downturn, citing a top Pacific Rim trade economist and the International Monetary Fund in the positive impact of China and India’s...

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China Voices: ‘I Feel the Pressure’

The BBC interviewed two Chinese men who are “feeling the pressure” of the current economic crisis. The first is a geologist’s assistant from outside of Lhasa and the second is a shipping employee in Shenzhen....

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Chinese Job Losses Prompt Exodus

The BBC is reporting that “tens of thousands of migrant workers are leaving the southern city of Guangzhou after losing their jobs.” An increase of 130,000 passengers are leaving the main Guangzhou city railroad...

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