China’s Lobbying Game Tested by US, Canada

The world’s second largest economy is shunning confrontational tactics in business dealings with the U.S. and Canada in favor of a newly adopted lobbying strategy, which is being tested by its North American partners. From Paul...

Paradigm Lost – David M. Lampton

From the Fall 2005 issue of the National Interest: Because of its size, rate of change, unanticipated success and political coloration, China has become the poster child for those aspects of globalization that threaten the...

Why China’s Unocal Bid Ran out of Gas

From The BusinessWeek Online: Politics and a lack of focus and speed killed CNOOC’s chances of success. What lies ahead for the cash-rich but wounded oil company? ……”NO

Wasted energy – Amy Myers Jaffe

From The New York Times, via A Glimpse of the World: Lately there has been much grandstanding about the dangers of the bid by a government-backed Chinese oil company, Cnooc, for Unocal.

Richard C. Longworth: Buyer’s market

From the Chicago Tribune: Congress and columnists are in a predictable tizzy over the news that CNOOC, a state-owned Chinese oil company, had put in an $18.5 billion bid for Unocal,

James Surowiecki: All the oil in China?

From The New Yorker, via A Glimpse of the World: When the China National Offshore Oil Corporation, or cnooc, made an $18.5-billion bid for the American oil company Unocal two weeks

Economist: The dragon tucks in

From the Economist: The spat over CNOOC is a symptom of the growing unease felt in developed economies, but especially in America, as more and more Chinese companies have looked abroad


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