The United States Senate has passed a landmark, bipartisan bill to dramatically increase government spending on technological development. The bill, known as the U.S. Innovation and Competition Act, allocates $250 billion to...
by Josh Rudolph | Sep 1, 2016
China this week rolled out new rules on entertainment news as top lawmakers reviewed a draft of...
by Sophie Beach | May 16, 2010
The New York Times reports on new restrictions the Chinese government is placing on foreign companies operating in the country: China has filed more than a dozen trade cases to limit imports, imposed a series of “buy Chinese”...
by cschultz | Nov 26, 2009
The EU Chamber of Commerce in China has announced that China may face a protectionist backlash because Chinese manufacturers, working at overcapacity, are dumping materials on the market: [Chamber president, Jörg Wuttke] was...
by Sophie Beach | Jul 14, 2009
The New York Times reports on a visit to China by Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke to discuss climate change and on China’s efforts to dominate the market for renewable energy equipment:...
by Wu Nan | Feb 15, 2008
The car parts case may just be the beginning of China’s defeat in WTO. From Bloomberg: China’s first defeat at the World Trade Organization may trigger more complaints against the nation, which already faces another...
by Liu Yong | Dec 11, 2007
From The Financial Times: The head of China’s new $200bn sovereign investment fund on Monday warned western governments against using “national security” as an excuse for protectionism, saying his fund would boycott such countries. Speaking at a dinner hosted by the Lord Mayor of London at Mansion House, Lou Jiwei, chairman of China Investment Corporation […]
by Sophie Beach | Jul 25, 2006
From Asia Times: China’s latest macroeconomic statistics are evidence that Beijing’s two-year-old belt-tightening policy has failed to achieve its goal of cooling down the overheated economy. The failure must be largely blamed on regional protectionism increasingly running wild across the country. For sure, regional protectionism or regionalism is by no means a new thing under […]
Profiting From Benchmarks: Reasons Behind China’s Rush To Develop Standards (Part Two) (ChinaTechNews)
by Glenn Tiffert | Apr 15, 2004
April 15, 2004 “China’s standards development process continues to be unclear and lacks transparency, planning, and open channels for international input. There is an unmistakable tendency on the part of the Chinese...
CDT in the News
- SCMP – Foreign journalists in China report state backing for rising intimidation during Henan floods
- Forum2000 – Data colonialism: Where China and the West diverge
- FT – China flood response reveals Beijing’s need to prepare for extreme weather
- LA Times – Amid crushing floods in China, officials focus not on climate change, but on control
- RFA – “Drowning” has become a sensitive word during Henan floods