America’s Flailing Industrial Policy Can Take Lessons From China

April 11, 2024

Beijing’s experiences are a road map for both opportunities and traps.

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Back on Track?

January 14, 2024

After declining during the Trump years and the pandemic, U.S.-China track-two dialogues are back. But can they really help Beijing and Washington stabilize relations?

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Maybe China’s Economy Isn’t So Doomed

October 17, 2023

As Beijing struggles with a downturn, some experts make a brighter case.

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An Economist at the Heart of U.S.-China Engagement

October 15, 2023

An obituary for David Dollar, whose work argued for the benefits of more open trade and investment for poor countries.

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What Taiwan Wants Us to Know

June 11, 2023

The Taipei government is keen to show the island is more than a political football between the U.S. and China.

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Inside the Cabinet Turf War to Be Biden’s China Fixer

April 27, 2023

Blinken vs. Yellen vs. Raimondo says a lot about how Washington and Beijing operate

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February 12, 2023

The U.S. is frantically searching for a new framework to guide relations with China.

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Who Won the U.S.-China Trade War?

May 20, 2022

Neither country got the concessions it sought. The real beneficiaries? Vietnam and others who stepped into the breach.

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Biden Promised to Confront China. First He Has to Confront America’s Bizarre Trade Politics.

January 31, 2022

The administration has struggled to take on Beijing without alienating allies at home and abroad.

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How China Systematically Pries Technology From U.S. Companies

September 26, 2018

Beijing leans on an array of levers to extract intellectual property—sometimes coercively.

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When the World Opened the Gates of China

July 27, 2018

Weighing whether it was a mistake for the U.S. to allow China to join the World Trade Organization.

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‘Get Moving’: How Trump Ratcheted Up the Trade Battle With China

June 7, 2018

‘Get Moving’: how Trump ratcheted up the trade battle With China.

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The Architect of Trump’s Threatened China Trade War

April 6, 2018

U.S. Trade Rep Bob Lighthizer argued for years that negotiations with China was fruitless. The time for confrontation had arrived.

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In China, Beijing Fights Losing Battle to Rein In Factory Production

July 16, 2014

How Chinese localities stymie efforts to curb industrial overproduction.

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Meet Liu He, Xi Jinping's Choice to Fix a Faltering Chinese Economy

October 6, 2013

The article introduced Xi Jinping's key economic aide to a wider audience.

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For a Top Chinese Banker, Profits Hinder Political Rise

February 18, 2013

How a leading Chinese banker got sidelined by making commercial decisions rather than following Communist Party wishes.

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Political Overlords Shackle China's Monetary Mandarins

April 15, 2011

How the Communist Party and Chinese government keep control of China's central bank.

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Clinton, Overruling Some Staff, Walks Away From China Deal

April 9, 1999

This story broke the news that President Clinton had no intention of signing a WTO deal with the visiting Chinese premier.

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