Posts Tagged ‘inflation’

Moving Away From China to Become a Trend? I Don’t Think So

Thursday, July 14, 2011 10:17 6 Comments

Back in 2008 when the price of nearly everything in China was at a record high, discussions surrounding moves away from China were taking place. Vietnam was being tapped as the “next” market, and a few stories began popping up in the US media of firms returning home. And with China posting some serious inflationary […]

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Chinese Employees are Going for More Frequent Walks

Monday, July 19, 2010 1:43 No Comments

The last few months have been filled with labor issues, and while the Foxconn issues received perhaps the most coverage, the recent Reuters Factbox: China Labor Strikes led me to ask one of my interns to see what else she could find in a couple hours on the internet… and it was clear that beyond […]

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Inflation in China: Will Inflation Rear its Ugly Head Again?

Sunday, June 22, 2008 17:49 3 Comments

Was just on CNBC’s Squawk Box discussing increased costs in China, and one of the comments Martin Soong made was that with the falloff in ffod inflation, Beijing felt now was the time for the energy hike. A hot topic last year, my concern at this point is that 2 large corn producing areas are […]

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Jim Jubak: Inflation is Back! Worldwide!

Tuesday, February 26, 2008 22:34 No Comments

for the last 18 months or so I have been a fan of Jim Jubak’s work over at MSN money, particularly when he is tying in China, and this youtube clip is no different. What is interesting is that he has tied a few events, surely just a fraction of the dynamics, to show how […]

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