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China Cracks the Aircraft Market

China Cracks the Aircraft Market

2008 has been quite a year for the country’s aviation industry. Over the past six months, China has created a giant new aircraft company to make jumbo jetliners in competition with Boeing and Airbus; it has merged the country’s two largest aircraft makers into one company; it successfully tested its first domestic commercial jetliner; and […]

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China: A Tough Fourth Quarter

China: A Tough Fourth Quarter

In the aftermath of the 1997 Asian Crisis, many China watchers began to look at measures such as the growth in electricity usage to get a more basic view as to how the China economy was faring. Given the anecdotal evidence I have seen since returning to Beijing from a business trip several weeks ago, […]

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Auto Tariffs and Competitiveness in China

As reported in China Daily, the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that China’s tariff on imported auto parts goes against the organization’s rules. This is the first time that China has lost a trade dispute in the WTO since joining the organization in 2001. Under the current regulation, Beijing taxes imported auto parts at […]

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