Items Tagged with 'China'


State’s ag exports to China skyrocket

Country’s middle class is especially interested in powdered milk and dried fruit.

LANSING — In the past five years, more and more of Michigan’s dairy products and prepared fruits and vegetables have been on their way to China, according to export data from Euromonitor International Ltd. Read More

Negotiations with Chinese leaders have direct impact on West Michigan, state

September 25, 2015
While the start of ArtPrize held center stage last week, the arrival of Chinese President Xi Jinping for a meeting of tech executives in Seattle and political meetings in Washington, D.C, did not escape the attention of West Michigan business owners. Read More

Expert scrutinizes Chinese investment in U.S.

World Affairs Council speaker is participating in national ‘town hall’ meeting.

September 25, 2015
In college, Henry Levine’s interest in China had no practical use. Read More

Michigan aims to capture Chinese tourist market

State will play on the strong business connections between the two regions.

September 25, 2015
LANSING — The number of Chinese travelers and the amount of money spent per visitor are the highest among all groups of international visitors, according to the U.S. Travel Association. Read More

State’s export plunge wipes out earlier gains

October 31, 2014
In the first eight months of 2014, the value of world merchandise exports rose 2.6 percent to $11.3 trillion dollars from the same period in 2013, according to the latest numbers released by the World Trade Organization. Read More

A Chinese viewpoint on welfare, education and health care

January 17, 2014
Every once in a while you stumble into a very informative conversation. The path to enlightenment can meander through some strange turns. Read More

Yin and yang: Biden didn’t see Snyder’s China

December 6, 2013
Vice President Joe Biden’s quick stop in Beijing during a six-day Asian trek last week seemed in contrast to Gov. Rick Snyder’s 10-day trip through China in September. Read More

Marketing Michigan to China

October 11, 2013
As Gov. Rick Snyder and the Michigan business and trade delegation reflect on their recent trip to China, the strategy for how to get results is evolving. Read More

Cross-border transactions demonstrate need for analysis

October 11, 2013
I spent the last week of September in Canada attending the BDO Canada tax conference. Read More

Whirlpool acquires majority stake in Chinese manufacturer for $552M

August 13, 2013
Benton Harbor-based Whirlpool Corp. is looking to stir up a tidal wave of profits in China. Read More