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Category: china

China Is Buying Its Way Into the U.S. Economy

Via U.S. News & World Report-- The concept of "Made in America" is slowly giving way to "Made by China … in America," as Chinese investors are increasingly snatching up U.S.-based companies and assets and raising the eyebrows of some regulators and market spectators. Since the turn of the new year, Chinese suitors have either announced interest in or closed on several multibillion dollar acquisitions of American institutions, such as General Electric's appliance wing, construction... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, May 18, 2016 | 0 comments
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China Has Been Good For Memphis

Ted Evanoff- The Commercial Appeal- Memphis, Tennessee- You could tune out what happened in Beijing this week as a distant storm, except Memphis is an international trade town. Thousands of Memphians make a living by handling, tracking, scheduling and hauling tons of merchandise coming in daily from China.And, suddenly and without warning, China’s government devalued the yuan. Quickly, investors punished the American stock markets, sensing a cheaper yuan would spur Chinese exports and, in turn,... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 0 comments
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West Virginia Lumber Industry Rebounding- Expands to Chinese Markets

Andrew Brown-West Virginia Gazette- June 28, 2015---The trees that cover the Mountain State and attract visitors with their colorful visuals in the fall are becoming a sought after commodity again. Spurred on by the recovering housing market in the United States and new export opportunities in foreign countries, West Virginia’s lumber and wood-products industries are starting to recover from a six-year slump. In the past three years, employment and output from sawmills and other... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, June 29, 2015 | 0 comments
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Great Green Wall of China

Augusta Free Press - May 11, 2015- Unlike the Great Wall of China, a 5,000-mile fortification dating back to the 7th century BC that separates northern China from the Mongolian steppe, the Great Green Wall of China—otherwise known as the Three-North Shelter Forest Program—is the biggest tree planting project on the planet. Its goal is to create a 2,800-mile long green belt to hold back the quickly expanding Gobi Desert and sequester millions of tons of carbon dioxide in the process. If all... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Monday, May 11, 2015 | 0 comments
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Chinese Culture Tour

NHLA will host a Culture Tour of China, June 20-July 1 for NHLA member companies. If you are doing business in China or plan to in the future, pay close attention to the top 10 reasons to join NHLA on the Chinese Culture Tour of China: Chance to learn the Chinese culture Chance to travel China with Marco Chen, an expert in business relations in China Take advantage of group discounts Chance to attend 2 trade shows and network with industry professionals Minimal... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | 0 comments
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