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Solar-Panel Dispute Burns Hole in EU Strategy

At The Wall Street Journal, Matthew Dalton reports that the EU’s watering-down of plans for steep tariffs on Chinese solar-panels, which it claims are dumped in European markets due to illegal government subsidies, shows...

Li Keqiang Visits Berlin Amid Trade Tensions

On his first foreign tour as Chinese Premier, Li Keqiang is in Berlin today, where he met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Germany, China’s largest European trading partner, will be the premier’s only stop in an...

China Threatens Retaliation for EU Telecom Probe

China stepped up its rhetoric against the European Union on Thursday, after Brussels threatened to open anti-dumping investigations into Chinese telecom equipment suppliers Huawei and ZTE. From Paul Mozur and Wayne Ma of The...

Huawei Founder Breaks Silence

The elusive founder and chief executive of Chinese telecom giant Huawei, Ren Zhengfei, gave his first-ever press briefing on Thursday as he held court with local media in Wellington, New Zealand. From The Wall Street Journal:...

Netizens Defend Free Weixin Service

China’s three mobile telecom operators want to charge a fee to the more than 300 million users of Weixin, Tencent’s popular mobile chatting application, according to a government official. From Reuters: China’s...

In Barcelona, Huawei Tells its Story

Kevin O’Brien of The New York Times checks in from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, where Huawei executive Ryan Ding has offered the press something the telecom giant has often avoided – access to its decision...

Huawei Threat: Real or Overblown?

Writing for Foreign Policy, activist Trevor Timm argues that the U.S. government’s report accusing Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE of threatening U.S. national security interests “smacks of economic...

Is Apple’s Popularity Waning in China?

Reuters reported Friday that Apple’s share of China’s smartphone market almost halved in the second quarter: For the first time, smartphone shipments in China overtook feature phones in the second quarter, with local...

Who’s Afraid of Huawei?

Huawei (or “WAH-way” for those untrained in the ways of pinyin, according to a promotional video made by the company) is now the world’s largest manufacturer of telecommunications equipment. The company,...

Apple’s Slowing Growth in China

The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson attributes Apple’s disappointing performance last quarter to economic slowdown in China and elsewhere in Asia: Apple future, to the extent that it can continue to be the world’s...

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