made in China

Made in China

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

Made in US, But Sold in China

As analysts claim “Made in China” products actually profit American producers, the New York Times reports a manufacturing shift now has certain products made in the United States but sold in China. This shift comes amid a...

"Washingtonomics" and the Irrational American Buyer

In Forbes, Baizhu Chen of USC’s Marshall School of Business questions the logic of Americans insisting on paying higher prices for Chinese goods: The argument is that this is good for the U.S. economy because cheap Chinese...

As Wages Rise in China, Manufacturers Look Elsewhere

Long the ubiquitous source of low-priced goods around the world, China is losing its appeal for foreign manufacturers. From the New York Times: Bruce Rockowitz, the chief executive of Li & Fung, the largest trading company...

Thailand: Powerful Gas Used in Protests, Study Finds

From AP, via the New York Times: Thai riot police officers used a cheap Chinese tear gas, which contained an explosive powerful enough to rip craters in the ground, to disperse crowds of antigovernment protesters last week, an...

China’s Wen Vows to Make ‘Made in China’ Brand Safe

In light of the numerous food safety incidents in recent years, China’s Prime Minister Wen Jiabao has made promises to ensure the safety of the “Made in China” label. From AFP: China has been struggling to...

US Row Over China-Made Blood Drug

From BBC News: Chinese officials have rejected claims by US authorities that Chinese imports are to blame for deaths among users of the blood-thinning drug heparin. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says a contaminant...

Seeing the Sights of Industrial China: 2 Factories, 2 Futures

From New York Times: “The RMB is killing me,” groaned Jin Jue. Mr. Jin, a hip-looking 35-year-old with spiky hair and an all-black ensemble, describes himself on his business card as the “board chairman” of the Shanghai Jinjue...

China Seeks Inroads Into U.S. Car Market – Ken Bensinger

From The Los Angeles Times: Amid all the futuristic vehicles, “green cars” and much-hyped “crossovers” being unveiled this week at the Detroit auto show , one of the biggest game changers coming to the American automotive market may be a simple price sticker. How’s this for innovation: $14,000 for a fully loaded, mid-size sport utility […]



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