Archive for the ‘China’ Category

Heritage Foundation report: Hong Kong worlds’ freest economy 17th year in a row

The Heritage Foundation, a conservative free-market think-tank based in Washington D.C., rated Hong Kong
Hong Kong world's freest economy.
the world’s freest economy for the 17th year in a r…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 13th, 2011 in China | 1 Comment

Will “Buy American” Solar provision anger Chinese?

Will Chinese President Hu Jintao express displeasure over the "Buy American" solar panel law to Obama?
During its lame-duck session last month, Congress put a “Buy America” provi…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 13th, 2011 in China, China | No Comments

China’s foreign trade on the rise, trade surplus on the decline

China’s foreign trade on the rise in 2010 leaping  34.7 percent over 2009 to $2.97 trillion.  Its trade surplus was on the decline, dropping 6.4% to $183.1 billion.   These figures came from…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 11th, 2011 in China | No Comments

US to Chinese drywall manufacturers: fix our homes

Drywall product on sale at a Home Depot. Reuters
Today Inez Tenenbaum, chairwoman of the US Consumer Protection Safety Commission, said that her agency’s efforts to get Chinese drywall manufactu…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 11th, 2011 in China | 1 Comment

World Bank to offer first Chinese Yuan Bonds

The first step in promoting the internationalization of Chinese currency, the yuan or RMB 人民币, was announced by the World Bank.  The  first yuan-denominated bond will be offered to investors …

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 5th, 2011 in China | No Comments

China saw 10 percent GDP growth in 2010

China's Central Bank in Beijing. Reuters
According to the China’s central bank, China experienced 10 percent growth in the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2010.
In a speech mid-December bu…

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Posted by Dave Landis on January 5th, 2011 in China, China | No Comments

China is World’s 2nd largest economy, goes past Japan

China hailed the country’s economic might after it overtook world number two Japan in the second quarter but said it still had many people living in poverty.
In a testimony to its growing clout, C…

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Posted by Parasshuram on August 19th, 2010 in China | 2 Comments

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