Posts Tagged ‘RMB’

Geithner in Beijing. I’ll Bite

Thursday, April 8, 2010 4:37 10 Comments

so, it goes without saying that when the Treasury Secretary diverts his plan to land in another country, a country who was looking at being called out as a “currency manipulator”, it is going to peak the interest of many. And it has.  Wall Street Journal was first on the scene with their piece Geithner […]

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Paulson to Next Adminstration. Keep the US China Strategic Economic Dialogue (SED)

Monday, October 6, 2008 20:15 2 Comments

In Foreign Affairs this month comes a piece by US Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson called A Strategic Economic Engagement Strengthening U.S.-Chinese Ties . A state of affairs piece, the message throughout the article is clear. Regardless of who will be the next President of the United States, the SED needs to remain in place. With […]

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Paulson Remarks on 4th Round of U.S.-China Strategic Economic Dialogue

Wednesday, June 11, 2008 10:23 No Comments

With the 4th round of the SED looming, much has been made about what to really expect from this – the last/ 2nd to last round under Bush and Co. – of the US China Strategic Economic Dialog. Many feel that while there are real issues to be resolved, it will be hard as the […]

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Inflation: What if, What Else, & What Are the Odds – Results

Wednesday, January 30, 2008 20:06 No Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I announced that our second What if, What Else & What are the odds meeting would take place, and that we would discuss inflation. Well, tonight was the night, and for nearly 3 hours we debated the issue of inflation. Who was “we”? Well, “we” were 5 in total, and […]

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Kipinger: The Top 10 Things Every Investor Should Know About U.S.-China Relations

Sunday, December 16, 2007 0:16 No Comments

Joseph Quinlan has written a very interesting piece where he debunks a lot of the myths that Americans hear about the deficit, American FDI into China, and the RMB. According to Quinlan, these are the things everyone should know (Note: I have cut his article quite a bit to pull out keys to his argument […]

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Committee 100: American and Chinese Attitudes Toward Each Other

Friday, December 14, 2007 12:47 No Comments

Before taking off for holiday, I was passed the link to American and Chinese Attitudes Toward Each Other by Committee of 100.. and it is one of the best documents I have read all year. with 20 pages of Key Findings (PDF) (Full Report (PDF) is just under 90 pages), there is a lot to […]

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Ambassador Alan Holmer on China, the SED, and US-China Relations

Thursday, December 6, 2007 7:31 4 Comments

Just uploaded a few hours ago, Global Atlanta has just posted an excellent two part Youtube conversation between their reporter Trevor Williams and Alan Holmer on the current state of U.S. China relations, the role of SED (Strategic Economic Dialogue), and some of the issues they are addressing. What surprised me a bit was the […]

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China Agrees to Remove Subsidies

Saturday, December 1, 2007 12:43 3 Comments

In what appears to be a victory for the US side, the NY Times is reporting that China has agreed to remove a dozen subsidies on WTO disputed products. In reading the article though, and then reading Susan Schwab’s notes in PDF here, it appears to me that the USTR is looking at this on […]

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