Robert I. Rotberg Founding Director of Program on Intrastate Conflict, Harvard Kennedy School
May 23 , 2017
Ugandan petty merchants believe not that Chinese are sharper traders than they are but that they are subsidized by the Chinese government, meaning unfair competition. Just as the Trump administration in the United States asserts that China dumps raw steel on world market, selling its own glut of steel below cost, so the vendors of Uganda and Zambia are confident that Chinese traders in their countries can only provide imported goods at lower cost because they are somehow subsidized with export rebates from the Chinese government.
Chen Dongxiao President, Shanghai Institutes for Int'l Studies
Jun 01 , 2017
Shaping, coordinating, and stabilizing domestic and international expectations concerning the Belt and Road Initiative will maximize the positive effect of economic policy and minimize potential negative side effects. Four years of achievements and experience have made it clear that the initiative not only promises huge immediate and long-term business opportunities but also requires striking a balance between seizing every opportunity available and guarding against possible risks.
Sep 14 , 2016
China will cut import tariffs for over 200 information technology products for the World Trade Organization's (WTO) most favored nations from September 15, the Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday.
Sep 08 , 2016
China's imports unexpectedly rose in August for the first time in nearly two years, boosted by coal and other commodities, suggesting domestic demand may be picking up and putting the world's second-largest economy on a more balanced footing.
Jun 03 , 2016
The U.S. and China, facing mounting political pressures at home, are seeing economic tensions flare to their worst point in years over currency and trade practices.
Apr 15 , 2016
China has agreed to scrap some export subsidies on a range of products from metals to agriculture and textiles, the United States said on Thursday, in a step by Beijing to reduce trade frictions with Washington.
Apr 15 , 2016
The White House touted its undefeated record on unfair trade practices Thursday, after China agreed to eliminate subsidies that the United States claimed gave its industries an unfair advantage.
Apr 13 , 2016
China’s exports jumped the most in 18 months and declines in imports narrowed, adding to evidence of stabilization in the world’s second-biggest economy. Stocks rallied.
Apr 07 , 2016
China’s foreign exchange reserves gained US$10 billion in March, in a sign of abating panic over the prospects of the world’s second biggest economy and the outlook of its currency.