Posts Tagged ‘Export’

Product Quality Problems in China Are Legal Risks at Home

Monday, March 10, 2008 20:28 Comments Off on Product Quality Problems in China Are Legal Risks at Home

Last summer, one of my primary positions when it came to the product safety scandal was that importers had to ensure their supply lines were just as compliant in China as they were in the U.S. It is a simple.. SIMPLE.. risk assessment really that some (maybe many) failed to fully understand, and as we […]

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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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What Do Lou Dobbs and Kerri Houston Have in Common?

Thursday, November 8, 2007 10:28 1 Comment

They both scare me more than Chinese toothpaste. This afternoon while reading through some back stories on the U.S. China Economic and Security Review Commission, I came across an op-ed piece written by Kerri Houston for the Cincinatti Post called China’s business practices threaten jobs here.. and I was shocked. Keep in mind, on the […]

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Is China Export Lead?: Part 2

Wednesday, November 7, 2007 1:47 5 Comments

Following a recent post called Is China Export Led, I recently found another paper written by Albert Kiedel of Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, who wraps up his summary of his article China’s Looming Crisis – Inflation Returns (PDF HERE) by saying: U.S. intelligence analysis of this overheating risk should refute the conventional wisdom that […]

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Product Safety: House Committee on Energy and Commerce Testimony

Wednesday, October 10, 2007 23:16 Comments Off on Product Safety: House Committee on Energy and Commerce Testimony

For those who read Last week, you may have noticed that I made a quick reference some Dr. Tea gave to the boys inside the beltway… well, here are a few more details on Dr. Tea as well as her testimony. So first… Dr. Tea (Professor Mary Teagarden), is a close friend of mine and […]

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Report: Spoiled – Keeping Tainted Food Off America’s Tables

Friday, October 5, 2007 2:27 Comments Off on Report: Spoiled – Keeping Tainted Food Off America’s Tables

Perhaps by continuing to post on product failures, I am flogging a dead horse, but once again I have found another report that should be highlighted Spoiled, Keeping Tainted Food Off America’s Tables (PDF Here) is written by Jessica Milano for the Progressive Policy Institute. She actually works for Competition Policy Associates (COMPASS) Written from […]

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Is China Export-Led?

Monday, October 1, 2007 0:42 12 Comments

UBS Managing Director Jonathan Anderson recently released an excellent report entitled Is China Export-Led? that is a must read. It is one of those documents where everyone will learn something or have a myth busted Part of their Asia focus, Jon and his team have 1-2 reports that come out each week, and this week […]

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What Level of Product Failure is Acceptable?

Tuesday, September 25, 2007 6:23 19 Comments

The last 3 months have been a nightmare for anyone with a Made in China sticker on their goods, and for China as a whole. Through this process, one of the things I keep coming back to is “what level of product failure is acceptable”. For consumers, the first response is none. No product failures […]

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