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...
by Japhet Weeks | 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...
by Gao Fei | 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. […]
by Gao Fei | 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 […]
by Sophie Beach | 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
- 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