Shi Yinhong, professor of International Relations and director of Centre on American Studies at Renmin University of China, writes in the Guardian that relations with China initially enjoyed a boost under the Obama...
Sep 21, 2009
Time Magazine imagines what a “more relaxed” President Hu Jintao might say to President Obama when they meet on the sidelines of the upcoming U.N. General Assembly: “One of my aides handed me something before...
Sep 17, 2009
Despite the recent imposition of steep tariffs of Chinese tires by the Obama administration, a trade war between the two countries is unlikely, according to Bloomberg: China’s imports, up 68 percent in five years, now amount to...
Sep 13, 2009
China is retaliating against Obama’s announcement that the U.S. would impose hefty duties on tires imported from China. From China Daily: Just two days after the decision by the United States to levy heavy import tariffs...
Sep 12, 2009
The New York Times reports on China’s response to President Obama’s decision to impose steep duties on tires imported from China: “China is firmly opposed to this measure of serious commercial protectionism by the...
Sep 11, 2009
The Obama Administration has imposed steeper duties on imports of tires from China in response to a complaint from labor groups in the U.S., Reuters reports: The United Steelworkers union, which represents workers at many U.S....
Jul 19, 2007
From Forbes: China’s quality watchdog said that the products of domestic tire manufacturer Hangzhou Zhongce Rubber Co Ltd — which has been accused of exporting faulty tires to the US — ‘completely meet’ US safety standards for imports. A report posted on the website of the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine (GAQSIQ), […]
Jun 26, 2007
Chinese products are confronting more setbacks in the US. After some toothpaste and toys imported from China were found defective, another safety issue has been raised over tires produced by a Chinese manufacturer. As usual, the Chinese company involved in the issue, according to the Wall Street Journal, has been defending itself: The Chinese tire […]
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