China trade surge

China Accused of 'Dumping' Solar Panels in U.S.

The New York Times reports the announcement of a Chinese supercomputer built with domestically designed and manufactured chips. Although it runs at only 40% of the speed of the Intel- and Nvidia-based Tianhe-1A unveiled last...

China's High Quality Pearls Enter The Mass Market

Grace Pearl, one of the leaders in Chinese pearl production, is raising the bar on quality while still driving down wholesale costs.  Pearls are the latest example of China being a fierce competitor in the world market.  The New...

David Brooks: Chinese Fireworks Display

From the New York Times: On July Fourth, we think about our country and its future. But these days it’s impossible to think about America and its future role in the world without also thinking about China. This was the subject...

Chinese Surveys Show Manufacturing Expanding

From AP, via the Washington Post: China’s manufacturing expanded in June, adding to signs the world’s third-largest economy is rebounding from the collapse in global trade, but few new jobs were created, according to...

Faint Signs of Uptick in China Trade

From the New York Times: Chinese manufacturers of everything from tricycles to truck winches said Wednesday at the opening of Asia’s biggest trade fair that their orders were starting to recover from a steep plunge over the...

Wang Qishan: No More Chinese Knock-Offs

Chinese vice-premier Wang Qishan writes on the Wall Street Journal: Prior to this week’s economic talks with the U.S., the Chinese government unveiled the Outline of National Intellectual Property Rights — a new...

Sharp Jump in China Trade Surplus

Because of stronger currency and rising cost, China’s monthly trade surplus outstripped expectations in January. From BBC News : China’s trade surplus soared 22.7% in January as the economy continued to boom despite...

China Must Avert Supply Chain Crunch – Daniel Canty

From While beneficial to billions of people, the China trade surge has created unprecedented complexity, additional costs and potential choke points in thousands of international supply chains that touch the country, according to Brian Lutt, president of APL Logistics. Lutt recently warned delegates at the Transpacific Maritime Asia Conference in Shenzhen that these challenges […]


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