Bloomberg reports: China, the world’s biggest exporter, started two anti-dumping investigations today and levied tariffs on some nylon products, as it escalated trade spats with the U.S. and the European Union. Probes were...
Mar 16, 2009
The price tag of Chinese goods may soon include the hidden costs of pollution. From Reuters: Countries that buy Chinese goods should be held responsible for the carbon dioxide emitted by the factories that make them in any...
Dec 8, 2008
This next article in the CDT series on important issues facing China in 2008 focuses on China’s role in the global financial crisis. To give a deeper understanding of China’s up-and-coming role on the world stage,...
Jun 15, 2007
A reaction to the perceived China threat, a new U.S. regulation is to prevent China’s military from acquiring U.S. technology. From Reuters via The Washington Post: The United States is imposing new export controls on high-tech goods ranging from aircraft to space communication systems that could be used by China’s rapidly expanding military, the U.S. […]
Jun 8, 2007
After tightening the food safety standards of exports, Chinese inspectors turn their eyes to foreign imports. From AP, via Houston Chronicle: Certain health supplements and raisins imported from the United States failed to meet Chinese safety standards and have been returned or destroyed, the country’s food safety agency said today, turning the tables on the […]
Nov 5, 2005
From Newsday: China’s huge population and rising standard of living have U.S. farmers hoping the Chinese will cross culinary lines and sample fare that’s a little more foreign to them. New York State Agricultural Commissioner Nathan Rudgers, in China last month to help market U.S. agricultural goods, said many of the country’s 1.3 billion people, […]
CDT in the News
- MIT Technology Review – Now China wants to censor online comments
- The Globe and Mail – Shanghai leaves lockdown after two months, but ‘zero COVID’ policy remains
- WION – Shanghai residents spent 2 months ‘locked’ up, but China bans media from calling it a ‘lockdown’
- The Independent – Shanghai prohibits media from using the term ‘lockdown’
- Guardian – Shanghai reportedly bans media use of the term ‘lockdown’ as lockdown ends