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Made in China 2025: How Beijing is revamping its manufacturing sector

by Li Hui on

A look at why the Chinese government is giving manufacturing a makeover and the sectors that will be affected... Read full article

Demographics are going to cause the US economy to see decades of slower growth

by PAUL KASRIEL, on

Let’s look at some of the excesses that existed before the onset of the last recession. By the way, these excesses were observable in the years leading up to the recession and financial crisis if anyone was curious enough to look at them. ... Read full article

China Cuts Rates to Halt a Slide in Its Economy

by By DAVID BARBOZA and KEITH BRADSHERMAY on

SHANGHAI — Hoping to shore up a weakening economy, China said on Sunday that it would cut benchmark interest rates for the third time in five months.... Read full article

U.S. economy rebounding with solid, if unspectacular, job gains

by Dallas News on

The U.S. job market rebounded in April, the government said Friday, helping to ease worries that the economy was on the brink of another extended slowdown after a bleak winter. But the growth in jobs failed to translate, once again, into any signific... Read full article

This is how China is trying to save its economy

by Matt O'Brien on

China has had 35 years of hypergrowth, but now it's over. It's going to have to settle for really, really good growth instead.... Read full article

Kansas businesses claim stake in debate over Export-Import Bank

by Jerry Siebenmark - The Wichita Eagle on

The Export-Import Bank has become one of several government programs in Washington that has been targeted by conservative Republicans who say it unfairly aids some businesses at taxpayers’ expense. ... Read full article

China, Taiwan pull back on talks to cut import tariffs

by Ralph Jennings (Photo Credit: EPA) on

Taipei and Beijing are slowing negotiations on a massive tariff-cutting agreement following protests in the Taiwanese capital over closer economic ties with a political rival, potentially hurting the island’s competitiveness against other Asian...... Read full article

Global economy – look at the bright side

by By Vasuki Shastry on

News about the global economy could hardly be more negative for finance leaders assembling in Washington DC this weekend for the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank.... Read full article

Is the Delivery Economy Bad for the Planet?

by Marc Sollinger (Image Credit: Texas.713 / Flickr Creative Commons) on

Sitting in your PJs, ordering stuff you don’t really need from Amazon is simultaneously one of the best and worst experiences of our Internet-saturated era. (My Game of Thrones scarf and way-too-expensive headphones can certainly attest to that.) But... Read full article

China Reaches Out to Pakistan With Massive Economic Plan

by William Ide (VOA) on

Chinese President Xi Jinping visits Pakistan next week where the two countries are expected to agree on economic and energy deals worth more than $40 billion. Leaders are highlighting how the trip will transform the relationship to focus mo... Read full article

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