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Peter Navarro is about to become one of the world's most powerful economists - The Economist

THE day after Ronald Reagan won his second term as president in 1984, a doctoral student at Harvard University published his second book. “The Policy Game: How Special Interests and Ideologues are Stealing America” complained that greedy interest ...and more »

China now the unlikely champion of free trade in the Trump era - The Globe and Mail

China's President Xi Jinping delivers a speech at the House of Parliament in Bern as part of his two-day state visit to Switzerland this week. PETER KLAUNZER/AFP/Getty Images. Nathan VanderKlippe. BEIJING. Published January 20, 2017 Updated March 24 ...and more »

Study: Understanding the US-China Trade Relationship - China Business Review

As the recent presidential campaign focused renewed attention on the condition of the US economy, many Americans have been told that international trade—and more specifically, China's trade relationship with the United States—is bad for workers and ...and more »

Chinese growth slips to slowest pace for 26 years - The Guardian

A woman passes a poster ad for a Beijing clothing store. Photograph: Wang Zhao/AFP/Getty Images. China's economy slowed further last year to expand at its weakest pace for quarter of a century, with warnings that it risks losing further momentum in ...and more »

China's Economy Grows Strongly, Yet Central Bank Eases Policy - New York Times

BEIJING — China's economy firmly hit its growth target last year and even accelerated a bit at the end. In most countries, that would be seen as unequivocally good news. But this is China, where figures are sometimes doubted and where economists look ...and more »

Chinese-Americans are becoming politically active - The Economist

THE 2016 election marked a coming-out party for conservative Chinese-Americans, who offered Donald Trump some of his most passionate support among non-whites. Now some are feeling the first twinges of a hangover, as their hero threatens a trade war ...and more »

The Roots of Trump's Trade Rage - POLITICO Magazine

For more than three decades, Donald Trump has made it clear that, if ever elected president, he would turn U.S. trade policy in a radically different direction. And he himself would be at the helm. “What I would do if elected president would be to ...and more »

Can Donald Trump break Beijing's 'one China' obsession? - South China Morning Post

Through force and diplomacy, many renowned figures have tried to divide the country, and all have failed. Still, the new US president seems to want the issue back on the table and, if so, he has a steep, historic hill to climb. By Chow Chung-yan. 20 ...and more »

China's questionable GDP numbers: Why does it even bother? - ABC Online

To the absolute surprise of no one, Chinese economic growth came in at an annualised growth rate of 6.7 per cent in 2016. There was a moderate surprise that annualised fourth quarter figure came in at 6.8 per cent, but not enough to shift sentiment ...and more »

China urges Trump: be our friend, not our enemy - The Guardian

A factory producing Trump masks in Zhejiang province. 'Both sides should try to be friends and partners,' the Chinese foreign ministry said. Photograph: Aly Song/Reuters. China has urged Donald Trump to be its friend not its enemy, amid fears the ...and more »