charles schumer

10 Questions for Charles Schumer – Austin Ramzy

From Time Asia (link): U.S. Senator Charles Schumer visited Beijing last week with two other Washington lawmakers to push China to freely float its currency. He argues that it’s undervalued and is driving up the $200 billion U.S. trade deficit with China. Schumer spoke with TIME’s Austin Ramzy about why he’s behind legislation that would […]

Letter from Shanghai: Behind the U.S. decline of influence in China – Howard W. French

From the International Herald Tribune (link): It is as established a part of the relationship as the purchase of new airliners and other big-ticket trade items. A Chinese leader’s arrival in the United States is prepared through gestures meant to clear the air on issues relating to human rights. Long- held prisoners may be released, […]

US firms face unfair China hurdles – Bloomberg

From Bloomberg, via The Business Times: US banks, aircraft and automobile companies face unfair restrictions on their ability to invest in China, US Senator Charles Schumer said in a report released by his office on Thursday here. Those limits require partnerships with Chinese companies that can result in the transfer of technology and intellectual property […]



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