Is Insourcing More Than Just Wishful Thinking?

In January, The New York Times published an investigation into how the U.S. had lost out on manufacturing work for products “Designed by Apple in California” but “Assembled in China”. The report cited the...

U.S., China List Joint Clean Energy Plans

During President Obama’s visit to China, the two countries have agreed on ways to increase cooperation in developing green technology. From UPI: First, a U.S.-China Clean Energy Research Center will be established, the...

China Aircraft Maker Wins 1st Foreign Order

From AP: China’s biggest commercial aircraft maker landed its first foreign order Tuesday when General Electric Co. announced its plane-leasing arm would purchase at least five of the company’s new regional jets. The...

GE to Invest $2bn In China

From the Financial Times: General Electric plans to invest up to $2bn in acquisitions and other deals in China over the next three years as part of a strategy to double its revenues in the country. The world’s biggest industrial...

To G.E., a Chinese Olympics Is Just Made for a Global Message

The New York Times reports on how G.E. is looking to use the Beijing Olympics as a chance to reposition itself as a global corporation: This is not G.E.’s first effort to position itself as a global behemoth. Since most G.E....

GE invests $50m in ‘green’ China – BBC

From the BBC (link): US industrial giant General Electric has struck a deal with the Chinese government to invest $50m (¬£27m) on developing green technologies. GE, which employs 13,000 people in mainland China, said energy efficiency and water filtration were among the projects to be developed. GE’s Chinese unit currently brings in revenues of $5bn […]



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