foreign trade



Made in China

At The Anthill, Laszlo Montgomery, the creator of the China History Podcast, discusses the...

China Trade Now Bigger than US

Chinese state media reports foreign trade surged in January. Exports jumped 25%, and imports increased 28%. The growth was bigger than the increase seen in December, from Xinhua: “A lower comparative base last year caused...

China’s Lobbying Game Tested by US, Canada

The world’s second largest economy is shunning confrontational tactics in business dealings with the U.S. and Canada in favor of a newly adopted lobbying strategy, which is being tested by its North American partners. From Paul...

China and Saudi Arabia Form Stronger Trade Ties

From Bloomberg: Li Wei, a Chinese diplomat in Riyadh, had only just seen off a Chinese Ministry of Commerce delegation to Saudi Arabia this month when he started preparing for another governmental visit in two weeks. “Every...

China Trade Surplus to Fall 19% on Imports Surge

From Bloomberg: China’s trade surplus may slide 19 percent in 2010 as imports surge because of growing domestic demand, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch said. The amount will narrow to $160 billion from an estimated $198...

China’s Marshall Plan in the Making?

From Economic Observer Online: A major shakeup of China’s export strategy is taking place. The country is considering altering its focus and may attempt to “create” more external demand by extending loans to...

China’s Foreign Trade Down for 7th Month

Imports and exports are down in China, for the 7th month in a row. From AFP, via Telegraph: The world’s third-largest economy posted exports worth $89bn (£54bn) last month, a fall of 26.4pc from the same month last year,...



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