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U.S. China News 2012.01.25

Wed, January 25, 2012

US Deplores Violence in Tibetan Areas of China
Voice of America
Wednesday, 25 January 2012 US Deplores Violence in Tibetan Areas of China VOA Tibetan The United States has expressed concern about reports of Chinese security forces shooting at Tibetan protesters, killing some and injuring others.
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Obama’s attack on Chinese trade practices mostly ignored in China
Los Angeles Times
He repeatedly attributed the struggle of the US economy to China’s rapid growth.” China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs was closed and did not respond to a request for comment Wednesday. But judging by past reactions, Beijing will likely dismiss the
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Harper Builds Oil Link With China After Obama Keystone ‘Slap’
BusinessWeek
25 (Bloomberg) — Prime Minister Stephen Harper is gaining support among Canadians for his plan to ship oilsands crude to China after President Barack Obama rejected TransCanada Corp.’s $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline to the US Gulf Coast.
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Dispute over drug in feed limiting US meat exports
msnbc.com
The European Union, China, Taiwan and many others have banned its use, citing concerns about its effect on human health, limiting US meat exports to key markets. Although few Americans outside of the livestock industry have ever heard of ractopamine,
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State of the Union speech, as heard by China, India, France, Israel…
Christian Science Monitor
For Chinese readers, Obama is reported to have boasted that the US is not, repeat not, declining. For Indian readers, Obama promised to take on China and other nations that were engaged in theft of US intellectual property. For Israelis, Obama promised
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For Latin America, China Both Friend And Foe
Forbes
When it comes to competition from China to enter third markets, like the US, China has hurt around 25% of the combined exports of Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Mexico heading to the US The brunt of that competition has been felt by Mexico.
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SolarWorld Seeking Retroactive Duties After China Imports Surge
BusinessWeek
25 (Bloomberg) — SolarWorld AG is seeking retroactive duties on Chinese solar panels after imports surged at the end of last year as suppliers tried to book sales before a trade ruling next month, said an attorney for the company’s US unit.
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US Oil Company Reaches Settlement Over Chinese Oil Spill
Voice of America (blog)
Chinese officials say US-based oil giant ConocoPhillips has agreed to pay nearly $160 million in damages in connection with last year’s massive oil spill off China’s northeastern coast. The agriculture ministry says it reached a deal with the company
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Xi likely to bring up Taiwan arms sales in US talks
Taipei Times
By William Lowther / Staff Reporter in Washington US arms sales to Taiwan are very likely to be discussed when Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping (習近平), who is expected to become China’s next leader, visits Washington next month.
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What China’s Airports Tell Us About China
Blogcritics.org (blog)
All of the benefits of China’s ballistic ascent since the inception of economic liberalization are on display on the enormous facades of these buildings and the queued international jetliners encircling their peripheries.
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China closing gap on U.S. as favored investment:UN
MarketWatch
By Paul Hannon LONDON (MarketWatch) — The US remained the favored destination for businesses that are expanding internationally in 2011, but China narrowed the gap significantly. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Tuesday reported
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Youku Slides as Greek Stalemate Curtails Index: China Overnight
BusinessWeek
25 (Bloomberg) — Chinese equities in the US dropped from a two-month high, led by Internet companies Youku Inc. and Renren Inc., as the stalemate over Greek debt reduced the appeal of riskier, emerging-market assets. The Bloomberg ChinaUS 55 Index of
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Who Sent That Sex-Toy E-mail? Your Friendly Chinese Spamufacturer
Wired News
By Robert McMillan A few days after Christmas last month, Dr. Hai Hong of Shenzhen, China started spamming US e-mail inboxes with ads for his company’s latest products. Hong, who has been in the manufacturing business since 2006, drew special attention
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US eyes WTO services pacts amid Doha stall
Oman Daily Observer
WASHINGTON — The United States is making a push for a group of countries within the World Trade Organization to start talks to liberalise trade in services, even if big developing countries like China, India and Brazil don’t want to join, US
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Bloomberg to Host China Conference in New York
MarketWatch (press release)
and the US Department of State’s Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment Robert D. Hormats NEW YORK, Jan 25, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — As the Chinese stock market and speculation that the government is relaxing
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US ‘Reset’ Backfires As Brazil Turns To China
Investor’s Business Daily
Diplomacy: President Obama earlier this year hailed a new era of energy cooperation with Brazil, vowing to make America Brazil’s best customer. Brazil’s response? To sell its oil to China. So much for the “reset” in relations.
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U.S Economy Preferred by Investors in Global Poll on Markets
Bloomberg
That’s the highest rating for the US since the poll began in 2009 and it’s more than twice that of Brazil and China, the second-ranked markets. The US economy is improving in the eyes of half those surveyed, compared with 18 percent who are positive
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Study abroad: Beyond the US and UK
Hindustan Times
While the US and UK continue to be the most common study-abroad destinations, you can now add Singapore, Hong Kong and/or China to your list of options. The universities in these three countries have emerged as attractive options for international
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Top Oversold U.S.-Listed Chinese Stocks (Jan 24, 2012)
China Analyst
Renren Inc (NYSE:RENN) is the most oversold US-listed Chinese stock on Jan. 24. It was down 4.0% on the day. RENN’s upside potential is 70.0% based on brokerage analysts’ average target price of $7.02. It is trading at 17.2% of its 52-week high of
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India, China should step up two-way investment: Ambassador Zhang Yan
Times of India
More Chinese companies are now showing interest in investing in India,” he said inaugurating an India-China centre here set up by US– based non-profit organisation Bridging Nations. Hailing the initiative to promote Indo-China cooperation,
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Obama calls for US to get back to manufacturing
Hindustan Times
US President Barack Obama proposed on Tuesday to radically shift the US economy back to a manufacturing base after decades of ceding jobs in goods production to factory-heavy countries like China.” chances in November, Obama said the US has an
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Caught Between China and America, Taiwan Plays Its Hedge
Slate Magazine (blog)
The USChina dispute over Taiwan’s future, along with the unpredictable mess in North Korea, represent the only true sources of World War III in Asia. Any progress toward a peaceful solution to either is in everyone’s interest. The Jan.
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Obama’s SOTU: ‘How insane can you be to threaten China?’
RT
As the US Presidential race picks up pace ahead of November’s vote, Barack Obama is trying to ratchet-up support for re-election. He’s delivered his annual State of the Union address, making new promises of change ahead. President Obama reiterated his
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US still taking cautious approach to North Korea aid
Los Angeles Times
US officials are not ready to resume aid despite a leadership change in North Korea, which is set to receive aid from China and South Korea. North Koreans gather before a statue of late leader Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang to celebrate the Lunar New Year.
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China’s Entrepreneurs Eye US Turf
Inc.com
The newest generation of would-be moguls looks sees the US as a source of customers, rather than capital. China’s newest class of entrepreneurs have a new game plan: Conquer the US market. While Chinese start-ups once sought foreign capital for local
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President’s words watched closely in Missouri town stung by failed factory
Chicago Tribune
Then there’s the biggest blow of all: the failed promises of Mamtek US Inc., a Chinese-owned artificial sweetener factory backed by $7.6 million in state tax incentives and $39 million of local bonds that went belly up in 2011 when the company’s bond
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US reorders defence for Asia-Pacific
Pakistan Observer
The basic idea is that US forces will fight fewer counter-terror campaigns in remote areas in the future and instead use its air and naval capabilities to balance emerging powers like China, or dissuade and deter regional problem cases like Iran.
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Weekly Roberts Market Report
ThePigSite.com
USChina has suspended imports of soybean oilmeal from India after finding contamination in rapeseed last year, writes Michael T. Roberts. LEAN HOGS on the CME closed up on Monday on short covering and spillover from other commodities.
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US hopeful on Myanmar sanctions but action may be slow
Reuters
orbit of neighboring China. But Myanmar’s generals still effectively control parliament after a deeply flawed 2010 election and the constitution, written in 2008, guarantees the military’s dominant role in politics. US sanctions on Myanmar include
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Expert Available to Discuss State of the Union – Alternative Energy Analysis
Sacramento Bee
What Chairman Deng failed to say was China also has the means to produce and globally distribute every product that cannot be made without rare earths. While the president will be right that America’s greatness and successes in the past,
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Recap Of 4Q Earnings Previews
Wall Street Journal
The results will also show the continuing importance of China to companies with international presences. Available under MCD. US defense contractors have struggled to define the future size and shape of their operations due to uncertainty over Pentagon
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Asia Stocks, U.S. Equity Futures Rise on Apple; Yen Weakens
San Francisco Chronicle
He also vowed to get tough on unfair trade practices by nations such as China, and said the US should provide aid to help domestic companies compete. The dollar traded at $1.3033 per euro, after dropping $1.3063 yesterday, the least since Jan. 4.
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China Education Alliance, Inc. Joins OTCQX
MarketWatch (press release)
China Education Alliance began trading today on the OTC market’s prestigious tier, OTCQX US Investors can find current financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for the Company on http://www.otcmarkets.com . “Investors prefer the quality-controlled
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“ChinaMart® Los Angeles” Hosts Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping’s Business
PR Web (press release)
ChinaMart’s One-Stop Services integrates Chinese company’s US branch and immigration setup, warehousing, logistics, personnel, and marketing strategies into one package. ChinaMart is a trade platform assisting with imports as well as US exports to
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U.S.: Drowning In Hypocrisy
Foreign Policy Journal
If it requires 11 aircraft carriers to deal with Iran, how many will Panetta need to project power against Russia and China? But to get on with the main point, Iran has been trying “to deal with us through diplomacy.” The response from Washington has
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Cheap Labor, Taxes, Location: Why Apple Doesn’t Build Products in the US
Forbes
If Apple executives suddenly decided they wanted their products built in the US, they’d have to invest billions of dollars in new factories. In China, the infrastructure is already there. “They made that decision decades ago,” Liker says.
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Conoco, Oxy profits top Wall St, Hess disappoints
Reuters
offshore Angola and in shale fields in the United States as positive. Late on Tuesday, Conoco announced it and China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) would pay $160 million to settle liabilities for the oil spill at China’s Bohai Bay.
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US is ill-served by its far-flung military presence
The News Journal
In neoconservative nightmares, the most significant countries that are or potentially may become enemies of the United States are China, Russia, Iran and North Korea. Collectively, they spend $180 billion a year on their militaries.
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Master Lock Highlighted in State of the Union Address for Moving Jobs Back to U.S.
MarketWatch (press release)
MILWAUKEE, Jan 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — President Obama highlighted Master Lock in his State of the Union address Tuesday night for moving jobs back to the US from China. Since mid-2010, Master Lock has brought back approximately 100 union jobs to
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America’s outsourcing problem: Profits, Patriotism and the ethical question
allvoices
Well detrimental to our job market and America’s productivity as a nation but highly profitable for the companies doing the ‘labor exporting.’ It showed how a conglomerate like Apple could fix a manufacturing problem in China in just a matter of hours
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China Model Wins If Debt Crisis Stays, Rubenstein Says
Bloomberg
Carlyle Group founder David Rubenstein said the Chinese-style “state capitalism” model “will prevail” if the US and Western Europe don’t fix their debt problems. Rubenstein spoke at a panel at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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