Items Tagged with 'China'


National Sword cuts into recycling revenues

Local pros say China’s policy banning certain waste imports underscores need for sustainable action.

September 14, 2018
A recent sustainability panel discussed how local industries are overhauling their waste management plans following China’s ban this year on imports of certain types of solid waste and recyclables. Read More

Street Talk: Pieces of a bigger pie

Pound-for-pound champ.

October 7, 2016
When a Chinese student comes to the United States and studies at a university, it’s an export for the American economy. Read More

Market volatility expected to continue this year

Chinese markets probably won’t have big impact on U.S. economy, but story is far from over.

January 15, 2016
Markets around the globe felt the aftershocks of China’s shortest trading day of 2016 when new circuit-breaker measures were triggered Jan. 7 for the second time during the first full week of the New Year. Read More

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